Four Sigmatic

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Four Sigmatic
Private
IndustryFood & Beverages
Founded2012
FounderTero Isokauppila, Mikko Revonniemi
HeadquartersLos Angeles, California
Websiteus.foursigmatic.com

Four Sigmatic is an American food and beverages company that specialise in mushroom based drinks.[1][2][3][4][5] The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.[6][7]

History[edit]

The company was founded in 2012 by Tero Isokauppila[8] and Mikko Revonniemi as Four Sigma Foods.[9][10] Isokauppila and Revonniemi started the company in Finland and started selling medicinal mushroom products including drinks, extracts, and elixirs.[11][12][13] After seeing the opportunities for the health products, the founders launched the company in the U.S in 2015 and rebranded it as Four Sigmatic.[14] The company's headquarters was shifted to Los Angeles, California.[15] The products were recognized by Time, Well+Good, Bon Appétit, CBS, Metro,[16] Mind Body Green,[17] Forbes, Vogue, Goop Magazine, Daily Burn and others.[18]

In 2017, Four Sigmatic received funding from Accel Foods to further expand the business.[19][20][21][22] As of 2018, the company's products are available in 65 countries.[23]

Business[edit]

Four Sigmatic's range of products spans coffee, drinks[24][25] hot cacao,[26] elixirs, matcha, lattes, lemonade and blends.[27][28][29][30]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Williams, Geoff. "Mushroom Mania? Mushrooms Are Turning Up In Coffee, Bacon And Almost Everything Else Imaginable". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  3. ^ "In Los Angeles, mushroom tonics are the new latte". Well+Good. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  4. ^ "Much room for mushrooms? Functional food interests stoking demand for fungus". Food Dive. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  5. ^ Medaris Miller, Anna (14 December 2017). "Mushroom Coffee, Tea and Tinctures: What to Know About This Superfood". Us News.
  6. ^ Malinsky, Rebecca (2018-10-05). "Entrepreneur Tyler Haney on her Best Beauty Hacks". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  7. ^ "Four Sigmatic: An Interview with Tero Isokauppila [+exclusive promo code]". LoveWildLiveFree. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  8. ^ "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Using Mushrooms For Gut Health, Immunity & More". mindbodygreen. 2018-07-31. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  9. ^ "Are Medicinal Mushrooms the New Kale? - Life by Daily Burn". Life by Daily Burn. 2015-05-04. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  10. ^ "Meet the Founder of Four Sigmatic". Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  11. ^ "The 'Shroom Boom: Will Trendy Medicinal Mushrooms Go Mainstream In 2018?". Fast Company. 2018-01-02. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  12. ^ "10 Life-Changing Things To Try In May". BuzzFeed. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  13. ^ "4 ways to make your coffee more buzz-worthy | Produced by Advertising Publications". The Seattle Times. 2018-08-27. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  14. ^ "Moving Offline: How Brands That Succeed on Amazon are Moving onto Whole Foods Shelves". Food+Tech Connect. 2017-07-17. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  15. ^ "Tero Isokauppila | Foursigmatic - Chloe's Countertop". chloescountertop.com. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  16. ^ "Wait, drinking mushrooms is a thing?". Metro US. 2016-03-09. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  17. ^ "11 Wellness Trends To Watch In 2017". mindbodygreen. 2016-12-08. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  18. ^ Wilkinson, Missy (2016-12-02). "The Ancient Superfood Way More People Should Be Eating". Thrillist. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  19. ^ "The 'who' is just as important as the 'what' when investing in a food startup". New Hope Network. 2016-08-01. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  20. ^ "AccelFoods fund for food and beverage innovators reaches $35 million". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  21. ^ "The 'who' is just as important as the 'what' when investing in a food startup". New Hope Network. 2016-08-01. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  22. ^ "Fancy Snacks Are Having a Moment. Venture Capital Wants In". Eater. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  23. ^ "Origins x Four Sigmatic at Sephora | The Beauty Influencers". The Beauty Influencers. 2018-07-21. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  24. ^ "Mushrooms are turning up in coffee, chocolate, even beauty 'dusts.' How come?". Washington Post. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  25. ^ "We tried the mushroom coffee that claims to increase productivity without giving you the jitters". Business Insider. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  26. ^ Gardner, Terry. "Tonics are all the rage in L.A.: Here's where to start - Los Angeles Times". latimes.com. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  27. ^ "The Healing Power of Mushrooms | Goop". Goop. 2015-11-19. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  28. ^ Yaffe, India. "This Magical, Healthy Hot Chocolate Is Helping Me Sleep at Night — and It's on Amazon". POPSUGAR Fitness. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  29. ^ "Coffee trends: how black coffee is transforming the industry". Verdict Drinks. 2018-08-17. Retrieved 2018-10-07.
  30. ^ Acton, Marc. "How to Cook Shiitake Mushrooms". LIVESTRONG.COM. Retrieved 2018-10-07.