Canadian startup banks on bugs as ‘the new sushi’


Published: 6Jun2014

Mohammed Ashour dreams of a world where gourmet grasshoppers are devoured by urban professionals, where savoury palm weevils are slurped back as delicacies.

... That’s the end-game of the Aspire Food Group, an organization Ashour founded last year with four of his MBA classmates at McGill University. But as it gets off the ground, the project’s current focus is on the developing world, where the aim is to harness the nutritional potential of insects while creating economic opportunities for low wage earners in less wealthy countries.

Read full article: Metro News

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