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The Hippo Kitchen

The Hippo Kitchen is a prepared foods concept for people undergoing cancer treatment.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Houston, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2013
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

The Hippo Kitchen sells nutritionally supportive meals to people undergoing cancer treatment, and to survivors as a means of prevention. We specialize in meals comprised of ingredients that have been proven to combat cancer and alleviate the many effects of treatment. THK sells its product by targeting medical practitioners in the hospital and doctor’s office setting in the Texas Medical Center and through cancer support and survivorship groups.


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    Angela Anderson
    Chief Executive Officer

    Angela Anderson, President and CEO of The Hippo Kitchen, studied health-supportive culinary arts at The Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City. Prior to launching The Hippo Kitchen, she worked privately with clients addressing their health concerns, such as ADHD, heart disease, gastrointestinal issues and cancer, with whole foods to suit their dietary needs and please their palates.

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    Lisa LaPoint
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Lisa LaPoint, CMO and Director of The Hippo Kitchen brings over sixteen years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to building relationships and brand awareness on behalf of The Hippo Kitchen with health care professionals and cancer support and survivor groups who play vital roles in a cancer patient’s treatment. Through the development of strategic partnerships, LaPoint creates brand exposure for THK throughout the Texas Medical Center.

Previous Investors

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    Herb and Brenda Petry
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    Jamie and Shannon Mann
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    Rick and Janet Gregory