Oatly Considers IPO and Sale, Brandless Shutters + More

Source: VegNews

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After witnessing Beyond Meat’s successful IPO last May, Oatly is now looking into various funding options and possible exit scenarios, including an IPO in the next 18 to 24 months. The brand could raise as much as $100 million from international investors, along with $20 million from existing investors.

Major headlines in retail this week, with news of DTC company Brandless shutting down less than two years after SoftBank’s Vision Fund said it would invest $240 million in the startup. Row 7 announced a partnership with Wegmans to bring their specialty pr… Read More

Swedish Cinnamon Bread (Kanellängd) with Swedish Pearl Sugar

Kanellängd ~ Swedish Bread with Cinnamon and Pearl Sugar
Kanellängd or Swedish Bread topped with Swedish Pearl Sugar is one of my favorite treats of the holiday season. My friend Susan makes loaves of this delicious bread, and I always try to remain a permanent friend so I’m on the bread list. Ha ha. We’ve always wanted to get together to bake this super pretty bread, and 2018 was finally the year!

This recipe is really special – Susan’s mother-in-law brought her recipe from Sweden when she immigrated to America. Susan’s husband Rick remembers making bread every holiday season – this was before the ubiquitous Kitchen Aid mixer with dough hook so he remembers lots of mixing and kneading. I found recipes online and some have cinnamon and cardamom. But Rick’s mom didn’t like cardamom so that got nixed. I … Read More