Sazi Foods, LLC

Sazi Foods is a hemp-based, digitally marketed food company — a purposeful brand that will increase awareness of the hemp plant — a regenerative, nutritionally-sound powerhouse of sustainability, taste and carbon sequestration.

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Security Type
Min Investment
Stockbridge, MA
Offering Date
March 09, 2022
Expected Close Date
April 26, 2024
Target Raise
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Number of Employees
Short Term Debt
Cost of Goods
Long Term Debt
Net Income

Company Description

Sazi Foods develops and markets hemp seed-based products to consumers who care about what they eat, care about the environment and would appreciate a brand that takes its responsibility seriously. Sazi aims to use its products and voice to increase awareness of hemp — the world’s window to climate solutions.

Management Team / Advisory Board Bios

Lisa Newmann
Lisa Newmann has spent her career building, merging and running food companies. They have ranged in size from start-ups to corporate turnarounds and have yielded networks of national account relationships, brand recognition and products of note. Lisa’s business pursuits since 2000 have highlighted the impact of climate change on our food supply by developing lines of healthy snack brands and helping to communicate the importance of environmentally-conscious sourcing and responsible product development. In 2012, Lisa was invited to speak at the Food Innovation Summit on “Propelling Change in the Food Industry,” with leaders from General Mills, Tyson Foods and Coca-Cola. LinkedIn 

Joe Perello 
Joe is the founder of Props, a first-of-its-kind content marketing platform serving DTC brands. He was the founder of an NYC-based digital ad agency, the first Chief Marketing Officer of the City of New York, appointed by Mayor Mike Bloomberg, a collaborator with internet pioneer David Bowie; VP of Business Development for the New York Yankees, and started his career as a direct marketer with credit card innovator MBNA. Joe is the F-CMO at Sazi Foods. LinkedIn 

Barbara Newman
Brand Strategist
Barbara is a Brand Strategist and Creative Director. During her tenure as SVP Global Creative Director for Grey Group in New York, Barbara designed and led the branding and advertising for iconic global brands (Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Revlon and several wellness brands). Her award-winning campaigns left an indelible mark on brand culture. She brings that same focus and excellence to Sazi Foods.LinkedIn 

Amanda Griffin 
Graphic Design & Art Direction
Amanda is an accomplished designer whose creativity is grounded with practicality. In three short months, together with the founding Sazi team, Amanda developed a design strategy, packaging system and brand guideline for Sazi Foods. LinkedIn 
Amount Raised : $34,594
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