88 Acres is an artisan food company that produces healthy snacks free of the top eight food allergens. Their Dorchester-based manufacturing center generates good jobs for the local community–the enterprise created 53 new jobs in 2019 alone! They also prioritize ingredient sourcing from New England-based farmers. The BII Fund made its initial investment in 2017. In 2019, BII made a follow-on investment to expand their business and create new manufacturing jobs.