Carmel Hagen is innovating in a space that hasn’t really changed much in 50 or so years. Decorative foods like icings and sprinkles are often seen as superfluous, and as such, not much has been done it the space to make them better. But Hagen and Supernatural are working within the niche market to create lines of decorative foods that are free of artificial colors and preservatives.Read More
Canopy Foods is a food production studio working as both a manufacturer and also as brand support, assisting with things like distribution and fulfillment.
Elly Truesdell has a ton of experience growing food in the incubator space. She sits on the Board of Canopy Foods, acts as a mentor to FOOD-X and Chobani Food Incubator and acts as an advisor to Agbotic, automated Organic soil greenhouses.Read More
Hippeas founder Livio Bisterzo pushes responsibility in CPG industry with sustainable chickpea puffs.
Leonardo DiCaprio invests in consumer packaged goods company benefitting Farm Africa charity
- 0:57 - Livio Bisterzo, CEO and Co-founder, Hippeas
- 2:14 - The AHA moment
- 3:37 - Knowing Your Consumers’ Wants and Needs
- 5:25 - Partnering for the Good of the World
- 7:17 - The Food Revolution
- 9:02 - Specialty Food Goes Direct to Consumer
- 11:12 - Growing the Chickpea Supply Chain
- 15:12 - The Selective Investor
- 17:42 - The Future of CPG
On this episode of The Barron Report, Paul talks to consumer entrepreneur and CEO of Hippeas, Livio Bisterzo about the future of consumer packaged goods. In the midst of creating a better “puff”, Hippeas has set out to change the landscape of consumer packaged goods from flavor to supply chain. Hippeas are entirely organic, gluten-free, non-GMO and vegan and support the charity organization Farm Africa. They are pushing the industry to think “how can I do this better?” Listen along with the show notes below to learn more!