Livio Bisterzo has created a line of vegan snack food products that have garnered the attention of not just consumers but celebrities as well. His brand, Hippeas, is a line of puffed chickpeas that are great tasting as well as nutritious. Under his leadership the brand has grown in one of the natural snack food industries biggest success stories.
In May of 2017, it was announced that the actor Leonardo DiCaprio had invested into Livio Bisterzo’s company. The actor, along with Strand Equity Partners, invested in Hippeas because it was a concept they believed in on a number of levels. The brand is GMO-free, certified organic, allergen free, and kosher as well as gluten-free. One of the other great benefits of chickpeas is that the plant they grow on send nitrogen back into the ground they grow on which is very good for the soil and the environment.
One of the other ways that Livio Bisterzo has made Hippeas into a compelling story is the philanthropy he engages in. For each package that is sold his company donates some of the money to Farm Africa. This is a nonprofit organization which helps eastern Africa farmers who otherwise face a tough future.
Livio Bisterzo, who lives in Los Angeles, is originally from Italy. He has been an entrepreneur ever since graduating from college in the United Kingdom. He has developed a number of companies including an events business. He was also involved in the hospitality industry where he formed two companies, Pollen St and Maddox Club. He has also created a number of consumer oriented brands such as Little Miracles.
Over the course of his career, Livio Bisterzo has been featured in a number of news articles. Among these are Vanity Fair, Harpers, QC, The Times, and Esquire magazine.
In his private life, Livio Bisterzo is a married man who has three young children. He is also a philanthropist who believes in giving back to others through his own success. He runs his business in a way where he doesn’t just sell something that tastes good and is good for you but is also something that will do some good in the world.
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