Origo Brands

Latin Foods and Flavors From the Origin

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Offering Date
June 22, 2023
Expected Close Date
March 04, 2024
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Company Description

Origo Brands is a Denver-based food and beverage company bringing authentically sourced Latin products and ingredients to the American market. Latin foods - defined Origo’s way - are healthier, innovative, sustainable, and authentic food direct from the origin! Since launching, the company has introduced three proprietary Latin brands – Chantico Organic Agave (both powder and syrup), Avenidas Guatemalan Coffee direct from the source, and Monstruo de Gila BBQ Salsas (Gila Monster!)– which can be found in a growing variety of online and retail outlets nationwide.

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

David Charles CisnerosBoard Director & Chief Executive OfficerMy name is David Cisneros. My family has lived in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado for many generations. I attended high school in Denver and graduated with a political science degree from the University of Colorado and a law degree from the University of Denver. I was a litigation attorney in Atlanta, Georgia, until starting our parent company--WES, Inc., and an export management company, while living in Japan. Based on many years of experience in building top food and beverage consumer brands, we started Origo Brands, LLC. Over the last several years, we have developed three great food and beverage products--Chantico agave, Avenidas Cafe, and Monstruo de Gila BBQ salsa. These are a new way of looking at Hispanic brands--authentic from the origin, healthier, premium taste and production, and also important--a socially responsible company.
David currently works as CEO for both Western Export Services, Inc. (WES) and Origo Brands, LLC, in addition to his work with Origo Brands, Inc. He devotes approximately 25% of his time towards WES and 75% towards both Origo Brands companies., Steven Paul MeierBoard Director, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating OfficerChief Operating Officer and co-owner of Western Export Services, Inc., an international food and beverage export manager, engaged in sales and market development of CPG brands including Hain Celestial, Boston Beer Co., and Ghirardelli Chocolate Co.  
In addition, Steve is the Chief Operating Officer with Origo Brands LLC, a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative CPG food brands.
Steve’s early days were spent in Ovid, a small town in Northeastern Colorado where his family operated a family farm and cattle feedlot. Steve attended Colorado State University where he earned a B.A. in Journalism, was active in FarmHouse Fraternity, and served as the University Student Body President. Upon graduation, he spent a year working and traveling in Europe before attending and graduating from the University of Denver College of Law and practiced law at a small litigation firm for several years before a career in food and beverage entrepreneurship.
Steve continues his agricultural heritage with backyard chickens and a small garden. In his spare time, he enjoys bicycling, birding as well as fresh and salt-water fly fishing.
Steve currently works as COO for both Western Export Services, Inc. (WES) and Origo Brands, LLC, in addition to his work with Origo Brands, Inc. He devotes approximately 55% of his time towards WES and 65% towards both Origo Brands companies.
Katherine MeierBoard Director & Corporate SecretaryKatherine is a seasoned professional with a focus on innovative, healthy, and sustainable foods. She currently holds the position of Director at Origo Brands, where she has been contributing her expertise for the past three months. As a co-founder of Origo Brands LLC, she has been actively involved in the company's operations for over 10 years. Katherine obtained her Bachelor of Education in Elementary Education and Teaching from the University of Colorado Boulder, where she honed her skills and passion for education. With a strong background in operations management and a commitment to sustainable food practices, Katherine continues to make significant contributions to the field.
Katherine also works as a Member of Origo Brands LLC. She devotes approximately 90% of her time working for the Company and 10% to Origo Brands LLC.
Gayla Cisneros Board Director & Director of SustainabilityGayla is a dedicated professional with experience in sustainability, quality assurance, project management, and social work; working with vulnerable populations. Currently serving as a Board Director and Director of Sustainability at Origo Brands, she develops and implements sustainability strategies aligned with the company's goals. As a co-founder of Origo Brands LLC, she has been committed to the values of the company and her responsibilities to support the environment and people in need since the company’s inception. With her diverse skills and background, Gayla Cisneros has consistently made a positive impact in her various professional endeavors.

Eric AnholdBoard Director & Director of MarketingEric has over 20 years in marketing CPG brands in the US and around the world. With a background in brand and shopper marketing for agencies and brand owners, he's worked on large and small campaigns for household names like Coca-Cola, Coors, Bounty, Cholula, Ghirardelli, Celestial Seasonings, and more. 
Eric also currently works as Director of Marketing for Western Export Services, Inc. He devotes approximately 75% of his time towards work with Origo Brands and 25% towards work with Western Export Services.
Amount Raised : $454,120
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