On a recent article published by PRNewswire, actor Leonardo Dicaprio and the Strand Equity Partners invested in HIPPEAS. HIPPEAS is among the fastest-growing companies that deal with natural snack food. A vegan company, HIPPEAS is popular for its organic chickpea puffs that come in six different flavors. They include Sriracha Sunrise, Far Out Fajita, Pepper Power, Happenin’ Hickory, Vegan White Cheddar and Maple Haze. According to Livio Bisterzo who is the Chief Executive Officer and also Co-founder of HIPPEAS, it was a great honor for Leonardo and the Strand Equity Partners to join the HIPPEAS Family.
Livio Bisterzo also stated that it is amazing to bring on board outstanding partners who share the same values and vision with the company as the brand of HIPPEAS continue to expand with a huge momentum in the markertplace. Livio further added that together with the HIPPEAS Family, they are happy to share this incredible journey with them. Leonardo Dicaprio is a popular actor in Hollywood and his investment in the vegan company is also expected to bring a lot of popularity to the brand.
Leonardo Dicaprio works at Green Park Holdings where he is the Chief Executive Officer and also the Co-founder. An Italian entrepreneur, Livio Bisterzo is based in Los Angeles. He relocated to the United Kingdom in 1999 when he was 18 years. Livio is a graduate of the London’s Prestigious University of Arts where he studied marketing. The 1st entrepreneurial venture of Livio Bisterzo was in 2003 when he started an events company. He has been able to build a business portfolio which ranges from consumer brands and hospitality to many other lifestyle businesses.
The brands and achievements of Livio has been quoted and featured in GQ, The Ft, The Times, Vanity Fair, Sunday Style, Harpers and Esquire among others. While at 27 years of age, Livio Bisterzo was nominated by the Evening Standard as one of the London’s 1000 Most Influential People. He partnered with a private label manufacturer based in Chicago, RNA Corporation, in coming up with a high-end grooming skincare line for men known as Kyoku for Men. The products are currently sold in over 26 countries across the world.