The well-known Academy Award-winning actor and famous environmental activist known as Leonardo DiCaprio recently worked together with a private top equity firm in Chicago and invested in the Hippeas brand of puffed snacks. The firm, Strand Equity Partners, has been known to invest in a couple of snack companies as well as other firms. Leonardo investment aims at bringing the brand full attention and success. Hippeas is recognized as one of the best developing natural company dealing with food. It is a vegan firm and its specialties are in organic chickpea puffs and are produced in six flavors. They are Happenin’ Hickory, Maple Haze, Vegan White Cheddar, Pepper Power, Sriracha Sunrise, and Far out Fajita. Hippeas is a healthy snack, and its flavors are unique.
The company’s vision is to donate a part of the sales it makes to Farm Africa to help bring hunger and poverty to an end in the rural region of the eastern part of Africa. These snacks are usually crunchy, tasty, and fluffy full of protein and fiber, low in calories, non-GMO, certified organic, allergen free, and gluten free which is very healthy and safe for the human body.
The company’s CEO and founder was very excited for the participation of Leonardo DiCaprio and Strand Equity Partners. The company was started and launched in 2016 and embarks on a mission of “shaking things up.” He is renowned as Livio Bisterzo. He is a young entrepreneur residing in Los Angeles but initially is from Italy. Livio is aiming to change the Health Foods and Drinks Industry. He stated that Leonardo had made a minority equity investment and this increased the rate of growth of the company.
Recently, Bisterzo had predicted that the organization would bring up 11million dollars in wholesale before the year ends. He is also known for his rich experience and connections, and these helped him greatly in marketing and stocking these snacks in stores in the past year. These products ended up generating almost 3 million dollars for the company. In summary, the donations to Africa are to make lives better, and Livio believes in building a better future.
For more, please read Leonardo Dicaprio Supports Livio Bisterzo And His Earth-Friendly Snack.