Banza is a food manufacturer that focuses on producing pasta products. Banza makes the foods people love better by using more nutritious ingredients. 

Banza is on a mission to make nutritious food more accessible.

Banza was founded in 2014 by Brian Rudolph & Scott Rudolph and is based in Detroit, Michigan. The company has it's hedquartered based in New York, New York.

Banza offers pastas in variety case, penne, rotini, shells, and elbows. It sells its products through website and retail stores in the United States.

Banza's first product, a delicious pasta made from chickpeas, is the fastest growing pasta brand in the country. By making the foods people love with more nutritious ingredients, they are changing the way people eat for the better.


Banza's products are now available in 8,000 stores, including Target, Kroger, and in Whole Foods, where Banza is the #1 fastest selling pasta. We manufacture our products in our own facility in California.


Banza is backed by investors including Beechwood Capital, Enlightened Hospitality Investments, Chobani Food Incubator, Rosecliff Ventures, Strand Equity Partners and others. The company raised $20M from a latest growth equity round on Nov 12, 2019. This new round brings Banza's total funding to $28M to date.


Banza has been endorsed in the NYT, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, on Good Morning America, Today, and been named one of TIME Magainze's 25 Best Inventions of the Year.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $28M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Growth Equity)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Detroit
  • State: Michigan
  • Country: United States
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