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Organic food (Environment)
Aarstiderne is an all-natural, organic food company based in Denmark. It specializes in growing and packing organic fruits, vegetables, and protein into meal boxes and shipping them to over 40,000 households in Denmark and Sweden.
Aarstiderne aims to establish a closer relationship between the farmer, the customer, and the land. Transparency and ecological preservation are integral to the process. Through its wholesome mission and best business practices, Aarstiderne has become a market leader in its segment in Denmark.
Triodos Organic Growth Fund has taken a 20% stake in Aarstiderne and plans to be a long-term shareholder for this mission-aligned business and will aid Aarstiderne in expanding its market share in a healthy and sustainable manner.
Apart from being environmentally friendly, Organic food doesn't use hydrogenated fats and controversial additives including aspartame, tartrazine, MSG, leading to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Lending in this sector include food shops, butchers and restaurants.