LONDON, Sept. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Harbert European Growth Capital Fund II, SCSp (“HEGCF II” or the “Fund”) has provided Butternut Box (“Butternut”) with debt capital. Butternut is the leading human-grade, cooked fresh dog food company in Europe. They provide freshly prepared pre-cooked meals, currently for dogs, based on their size, age, breed, fitness and dietary requirements with the aim of ensuring pets eat healthy meals. Butternut uses its technology end to end to optimize efficiency from a customer order, down to preparation of the food and delivery in a market which is growing rapidly. The debt will be used to help Butternut continue on its expansion across the UK and to help build a state of the art facility to increase its order capacity.