Nightfood Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: NGTF)

Tip on: June 27, 2024

Investment Considerations
  • Nightfood is pioneering a new food product category: sleep-friendly nighttime snacks.
  • The Nightfood product line consists of sleep-friendly cookies in three flavors: Prime-Time Chocolate Chip, Snoozerdoodle and Date Night Cherry Oat, as well as ice cream in two flavors: Cookies N’ Dreams and Midnight Chocolate.
  • Nightfood, in February 2024, acquired Future Hospitality Ventures Holdings in an all-stock transaction.
  • Future Hospitality has secured valuable distribution agreements with industry-leading robotics manufacturers United Robotics Group and Botin Innovation.
  • Nightfood Holdings is acquiring additional synergistic companies to enhance its portfolio, drive value for shareholders and further its development plan.

Nightfood Holdings Inc. (OTCQB: NGTF) is a visionary holding company focused on identifying and capitalizing on explosive market trends within hospitality, food services and consumer packaged goods. By leading newly emerging categories and seizing opportunities in markets undergoing transformational upheaval, the company’s mission is to create unparalleled upside potential in industries ripe for innovation and growth.

Subsidiaries

Nightfood Inc.

The company’s flagship subsidiary, Nightfood Inc., is changing the way the world snacks at night. Humans are biologically hard-wired to crave sweets and fats at night – a survival mechanism from our hunter-gatherer days. Modern consumers know bingeing excess calories before the long nightly fast is no longer necessary for survival, but exploding screen time and decreased willpower at night results in over 90% of American adults snacking between dinner and bed every week, contributing to an estimated one billion nighttime snack occasions weekly (according to SleepFoundation.org).

The most popular choices – ice cream, cookies, chips and candy – are not only unhealthy but also impair sleep quality due to their nutritional profiles. Nightfood snacks are uniquely formulated by sleep and nutrition experts to satisfy nighttime cravings AND support better sleep.

Market Opportunity

Euromonitor International projects the American snack market will grow from $150 billion in 2022 to $170 billion in 2027. Snacking between dinner and bed is estimated to account for over $60 billion annually, creating an opportunity for a multi-billion-dollar sub-category to emerge in the coming years: sleep-friendly snacking.

Nightfood is the brand pioneering that category.

Nightfood’s innovation has led to partnership overtures from global giants, including the largest food and beverage company in the world, Nestlé, with whom Nightfood completed a “test-and-learn” joint initiative in 2023.

Management believes that successfully scaling Nightfood’s 2024 direct-to-consumer launch of sleep-friendly cookies will bring the category to life, opening the door for partnerships with and potential acquisition by global snack giants seeking to lead this potential billion-dollar emerging sub-category.

Future Hospitality Ventures Holdings Inc. (d/b/a roboOp365)

Future Hospitality Ventures Holdings, operating under the brand roboOp365, is revolutionizing the hospitality industry with cutting-edge automation and robotic solutions.

roboOp365 enhances operational efficiency and guest experiences through innovative technologies, including automated culinary bot, server robots and AI-enhanced applications. roboOp365 helps hospitality providers reduce costs, streamline operations and deliver superior service by integrating these advancements.

Market Opportunity

The robots-as-a-service (RaaS) business model has gained significant traction, super-charged by the COVID-19 pandemic, which instantly catalyzed game-changing growth and application. According to Verified Market Research, the service robotics market is projected to reach $173.17 billion by 2030, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21.25%. Compared to Asia, the United States market is in the early stages of adopting these technologies, but acceptance is accelerating aggressively.

Several factors are driving this trend. Key industries such as hotels and restaurants are still struggling to rebound from the pandemic’s impact, hoping to return to pre-pandemic levels, if possible. Such recovery will largely be dependent upon service robots. In California specifically, factors such as rising labor costs, more rigorous labor laws and ongoing high turnover rates in labor-intensive sectors make it impossible for businesses to survive, thrive and compete without robotics.

Innovation Across Sectors

Nightfood Holdings Inc. is dedicated to driving innovation across its focus sectors of food services, automation and hospitality applications. In food services, the company leverages automation technology to drive operational efficiency for operators while meeting evolving consumer needs. In the hospitality industry, it’s deploying solutions that redefine guest experiences. Nightfood’s consumer-packaged goods initiatives are key to breakthrough trends in health and wellness.

Synergizing Food and Technology

The synergy of food and technology within Nightfood Holdings Inc. creates a holistic approach to innovation and automation. By integrating these areas, the company offers comprehensive solutions that address multiple facets of market needs. Its automation and artificial intelligence solutions in food service and hospitality create a seamless and enhanced consumer experience.

Through this integrated approach, Nightfood Holdings Inc. not only meets current market demands but also anticipates and influences future trends, positioning itself as a leader in innovation across these interconnected sectors. Synergies in these related and explosive categories result in operational efficiency and benefits for the company’s customers and partners and outsized upside and opportunity for its investors.

Management Team

Sean Folkson is the Chairman and President of Nightfood. He founded Nightfood when he couldn’t find a solution to his nighttime snacking problem. Recognizing the growing body of research linking nutritional intake with sleep quality, he launched the first snack brand specifically formulated to give consumers better, healthier and more sleep-friendly snacks for that peak-cravings slot between dinner and bed. He is a serial entrepreneur and problem-solver, having previously founded Specialty Equipment Direct, an online distributor of floor removal equipment, and AffiliatePros.com, a pioneering company in online affiliate marketing.

Lei Sonny Wang is the CEO of Nightfood Holdings. He is a strategist and business driver for early-stage and growth-stage companies. He is the founder and former CEO of Future Hospitality Ventures Holdings Inc., which was acquired by Nightfood Holdings Inc. At Future Hospitality, he leveraged his significant international business development experience into distribution relationships with leading global robotics manufacturers. At Nightfood, he is working to grow revenue and improve performance and profitability across all subsidiaries.

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