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These entrepreneurs want you to eat bugs

Published: 13Jun2018

The edible bug business is expected to grow to a whopping $720 million by 2024....

Former Cisco CEO sees big promise in crickets as food

Published: 7Mar2018

The former Cisco Systems CEO, John Chambers, has emerged as a public advocate for the Aspire Food Group’s edible cricket foods....

Are crickets the meal staple of the future?

Published: 2Oct2017

Mohammed Ashour, co-founder of Aspire Food Group, received the Highly Commended Award at FoodBytes, a startup competition that supports innovative ideas in food and agriculture. The Aspire Group...

Future food now: how insects will solve world hunger

Published: 7Apr2017

In an interview on Fox Business Network, Aspire CEO and former MBA student Mohammed Ashour makes the case for eating bugs as a way to meet the world’s growing protein requirements. His company, the...

Desautels alumnus bets on bugs to solve world hunger

Published: 3Apr2017

As the world’s population increases, the pressure to find an ecologically-feasible protein source is mounting, so former MBA student Mohammed Ashour of the Aspire Food Group is bringing a foreign...

Crickets: a healthy food choice that’s tasty too

Published: 16Oct2017

Former MBA student Mohammed Ashour and the Aspire Group have come a long way since winning the Hult Prize in 2013 for their vision of creating a high-tech cricket farm to produce foods for human...

A great milestone for Aspire Food Group

Published: 8Mar2018

Aspire Food Group, a manufacturer of food products made from crickets co-founded by former MBA student Mohammed Ashour, announced that it has acquired Exo, a producer of protein bars made from...

An industry honor for EMBA alumnus

Published: 21Jun2018

Atypic, founded by Pascal Lépine (EMBA’12), has been named the Agency of the Year at the latest Flèches d’Or....

A new business venture for EMBA grad

Published: 21Jun2018

Based on his work in the McGill-HEC Montréal EMBA program, Laurent Morisset (EMBA’18), President of C4 Communications, is gearing up to launch OBNL360. This new business venture, housed under C4...

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