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Dwight’s 2023 F&B Trend of the Year: Sustainable Seafood

Dwight’s F&B Trend of the Year, Sustainable Seafood has been gaining popularity in the natural food space, whether it’s sustainably-sourced seafood or plant-based seafood alternatives. We predict this momentum to accelerate throughout the year. Sustainable seafood is crucial for the health of our oceans and the long-term viability of the seafood industry. With growing awareness…

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Dwight’s 2022 in Review

It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone. From our vantage point, CPG in 2022 was shaped by inflation, the conscious consumer, staying power of DTC amidst diversification to other channels, and a shift away from 3rd party data. Between tinkering with promotion strategies, to upping the ante on green & social good…

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Founder Spotlight: Sustainability

A Conversation with the Founders of Cleancult, Fishwife, and Koio The push toward environmental sustainability has left no industry untouched, with CPG being a great example. Brands are tapping into resale, reworking supply chains, introducing reusable containers, and much more. When done correctly, sustainability initiatives can positively differentiate your brand in the market and help…

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12 Ways DTC Founders Can Respond to the Decline of Cookies & Third Party Data

When Apple released the landmark iOS14 update in 2021, it permanently changed digital marketing. Along with giving iPhone users the option to review and restrict how third parties could track their activity and data, Apple also upped the ante on App Tracking Transparency (ATT) and Privacy Nutrition Labels for app developers. Firefox and Safari quickly…

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Littledata x Dwight Partnership Announcement

We’re partnering with Littledata to help brands scale the smart way. Dwight Funding is excited to announce a new partnership with eCommerce data platform Littledata to provide growth-stage DTC brands seamless access to the tools they need to scale sustainably. Littledata is an eCommerce platform that optimizes marketing ROI by providing brands with an accurate,…

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Founder Spotlight: Jason Burke

A Conversation with the Founder + CEO of The New Primal Growing up, Jason Burke was no stranger to delectable food and the sense of community that comes with a good meal. Unbeknownst to him at the time, Jason’s reverence for family-style foods would ultimately be the catalyst for The New Primal, which aims to…

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Founder Spotlight: Christin Powell

A Conversation with the Co-Founder of Kinship As moms to Gen Zers and experienced leaders in Beauty, Christin Powell and Co-Founder Alison Haljun know how tough it can be to find clean, effective skincare that reflects their kids’ generational values. This firsthand experience inspired them to launch Gen Z skincare favorite, Kinship. Within two years,…

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The Total Package: Settle x Dwight Partnership Announcement

Settle and Dwight Funding Announce Partnership for Hypergrowth Consumer Brands The accounts payable startup and modern working capital partner will team up to fund brands from inventory build through sales Cashflow management startup Settle and modern working capital partner Dwight Funding launched a strategic partnership today to better serve the capital needs of growth-stage brands…

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Founder Spotlight: Grady Laird

A Conversation with the Co-Founder and CEO of Grady’s Cold Brew Launched in 2011, Grady’s was one of the first companies to brew and bottle a cold brew beverage. Within year one of operations, Grady’s Cold Brew was awarded the title of ‘Best New Beverage’ at BevNET’s New Beverage Showdown. Suffice it to say, the…

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Dwight’s 2021 Year in Review

Our work is focused on providing capital to cutting-edge brands in a dynamic, rapidly evolving market. By nature, we’re accustomed to market shocks and disruption. 2021 certainly lived up to this, giving us an opportunity to rise to the occasion. More than ever, we’re focused on what Dwight stands for, who we serve, and how…

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