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EKAPARTNERS is proud to announce it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to Verdino Green Foods on its growth equity raise with BlackPeak Capital.

Verdino is the leading plant-based meat alternatives company in Central and Eastern Europe, offering a variety of products made from pea-protein. The Company was founded in 2019 by Raul Ciurtin, a successful entrepreneur with an extensive track record in the Food & Beverage (« F&B ») industry and Eberhart Raducanu, a seasoned executive from the natural ingredients for the F&B industry. Within two years of operations, Verdino developed over 80 novel products and successfully listed them in over 2,000 shops across Romania, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Spain, North Macedonia, Serbia and the UK. With a clear strategy to become the most affordable, yet superior-quality, plant-based meat brand in Europe, Verdino targets sales in excess of €100m in five years.