Aspire Food Group
(2013; Austin, Ghana; 9 management and 60 global staff; aspirefg.com)
An innovative food company that works on new food solutions from insects and insect-based products; e.g. cricket powder. They aim “to scale a disruptive business with a realistic roadmap”. Their founders “refuse to live in a world where food and nutrition insecurity abound, and we have the Audacity, Skill, Passion, Ingenuity, Rebelliousness and commitment to Excellence to do something about it.” Runs insect farms and production facilities in Ghana and the United States.
Leadership: Mohammed Ashour (Co-Founder, CEO), Gabe Mott (Co-Founder, COO), Shobhita Soor (Co-Founder, CIO)