The British Snack Co has exceeded its investment target of £200,000 in just over a week since they launched their final crowdfunding round.

The firm, founded in 2013, has received over £273,000 – 137 percent of the original target – from 146 investors till now.

Tom Lock, founder and managing director, said they will leave the campaign on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs open for some more time.

“By overfunding, we are also opening the potential to accelerate our growth plans, helping us to rapidly expand further into the UK snack market and become a household name in snacking,” Lock said.

The firm offers four snack ranges – Awfully Posh Pork Crackling, British Crisp Co, British Popcorn Co and Create A Crisp.