Hippeas is a nutritional snack that is growing in popularity world wide. Hippeas are made from the versatile legume known as chickpeas or garbanzos. This legume is high in dietary fiber, is an excellent source of protein, manganese and iron, and can help balance blood sugar levels. It’s also great for heart health and contains antioxidants (saponins) that can lower the risk of breast cancer and osteoporosis in women. The buttery flavored legume can also help with weight loss. Hippeas brand snacks is now making this nutritious legume into a great tasting snack.
Produced and marketed by Green Park Brands, Hippeas is available in four tasty flavors each made with a special blend of seasonings. They are Far Out Fajita made with chili, paprika and cumin. Pepper Power with pepper and sea salt. Sweet & Smokin uses paprika spice, smoked sea salt and onion and In Herbs We Trust made with rosemary, oregano and thyme. Together these tasty, nutritious snacks can transform the snack food market and improve the health and well-being of the people that eat them. That’s because Hippeas are organic, gluten-free, kosher, vegan and contain no MSG, GMOs or trans-fats. Plus chickpea plants release nitrogen into the soil enriching it as they grow.
Italian entrepreneur Livio Bisterzo is a major force behind the Hippeas brand. Currently the CEO of California-based Green Park Brands, Bisterzo moved from Italy to London as an 18 year old in 1999. After graduating from London’s University of Arts in 2001, Bisterzo went on to found and market a wide range of companies. They included Maddox Club, Pollen St, Kyoku for Men and Little Miracles. By age 27 Bisterzo was hailed as one of the 1000 most influential people in London. A flurry of articles citing his achievements appeared in GQ, Esquire, Vanity Fair, The Times and Harpers Bazaar.
In 2015 Livio Bisterzo founded food innovation company Green Park Holdings and set out to make his mark in the health and nutrition sector. Hippeas is Green Park Holdings’ first product and it has taken the market by storm. It is delicious, nutritious and created in conjunction with Farm Africa. The organization located in sub-Saharan Africa will receive a portion of each sale. It’s all part of Green Park Holdings philosophy of ‘Peas Love & Giving Back’. Green Park and Bisterzo plan to have Hippeas in 18,500 stores throughout the UK and US soon.