Hippeas raises $10 million from CAVU Venture Partners

Hippeas raises $10 million from CAVU Venture Partners
By Monica Watrous.

LOS ANGELES — Hippeas, a brand of organic chickpea puffs, has received a $10 million investment from CAVU Venture Partners. Brett Thomas, co-founder and managing partner of CAVU, will join Hippeas’ board of directors.

With 3 grams of fiber and 4 grams of protein per single serving, Hippeas are gluten-free, vegan, kosher and non-G.M.O. Products are sold in more than 100,000 retail outlets in the United States and the United Kingdom, including Starbucks, Whole Foods, Wegmans, Kroger and Safeway.

“Hippeas is redefining plant-based snacking with their tasty organic chickpea puffs and unique branding,” Mr. Thomas said. “Their product reflects the desires of today’s consumer — to eat delicious, convenient snacks that are healthy and have a positive social impact. We could not be more excited to partner with Livio, Joe and the rest of the talented team to make Hippeas a household name.”

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