TOTOWA, NJ.  — Citation Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, is acquiring a majority interest in Cibo Vita. Citation Capital will be Cibo Vita’s first outside shareholder.

Cibo Vita is a better-for-you snack company and is known for its flagship brand, Nature’s Garden. The company’s products include snack mixes, trail mixes, dried fruits and Yoggies, which are covered in yogurt.

“Our vision in founding Cibo Vita was to bring healthier snacking options to all families, inspired by our Mediterranean roots,” said Emre Imamoglu, chief executive officer of Cibo Vita. “Throughout our history, we have experienced phenomenal growth, attributed to our innovation capabilities, commitment to quality and a drive to meet the needs of consumers increasingly seeking healthier functional snacking. We sought out a strategic partner that could help ensure that we stay on the forefront of innovation and who is aligned with our personal core values.”