In May this year, it was reported that Leornardo DiCaprio, a renowned actor and environmental activist, and Strand Equity Partners, a principal US growth equity fund, had invested in the Began Natural Snack company, Green Park Holdings, which is among the quickest growing natural snack food firms.
Livio Bisterzo, the CEO and co-founder of the company is thrilled by this new partnership. He said that the company was enthusiastic to partner with Leornardo and Strand Equity Partners who share the values and vision of the firm. This partnership is instrumental as HIPPEAS, Green Park’s first brand rapidly expands in the US as well as the UK.
HIPPEAS is a differentiated brand that offers unique, nutritious, and creative flavors. The six flavors of organic chickpea puffs that HIPPEAS is known for include Sriracha Sunrise, Far Out Fajita, Maple Haze, Vegan White Cheddar, Happenin Hickory, and Pepper Power.
About Livio Bisterzo’s Education and Career Background
Living in Los Angeles since 2016, Livio is a successful Italian businessman, married with three kids. In 1999, at 18years old, Livio moved to the United Kingdom and enrolled in London’s esteemed University of Arts. In 2003, Bisterzo made his first entrepreneurial venture, an events business. He has created various business portfolios such as Maddox Club, Pollen St as well as consumer brands like Little Miracles and Kyoku for Men whose products are sold in twenty-six countries.
Achievements and Recognitions
Livio’s brands have featured and been quoted in various events and magazine including Esquire, Vanity Fair, Sunday Style, The Times, Harpes, and The FT SINE 2006. Livio Bisterzo was nominated one of 1000 most influential people in London by the Evening Standard in 2009. Little Miracles, a Danish start-up organic beverage firm that Bisterzo acquired in 2011 and presently distributed mainstream in eighteen nations, won numerous awards globally. In 2015, he established Green Park Holdings with the purpose of establishing innovative multichannel, better-for you food and drinks brands. HIPPEAS was launched in April 2016.
The talented management team at the company under Livio Bisterzo has been influential to its success, as stated by the managing partner and co-founder of Strand Equity Partners, Seth Rodsky. HIPPEAS is a strong brand identity that appeals to the increasingly health and socially conscious millennial generation. The partnership will see the brand expand all over the world.
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