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Forbes: Hawks Fans Can Get Roasted Crickets At Atlanta's Phillips Arena

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October 2017
 
Forbes Crickets

If there’s one thing that sports concessionaires have figured out, it’s that fans attending games can get into culinary dishes that you might not otherwise see. I’m always amazed that there’s a massive line to get grilled cheese sandwiches, and that’s tame.

In Miami, at Marlins Park, you can get a Taco Dog. At Dodger Stadium, you can get a Tuna Poke Bowl. At Chase Field, you can get a Chicken Funnel Cake Sandwich. And last season, you could Chapulines, or roasted grasshoppers, at Safeco Field in Seattle.

 

Forbes: Hawks Fans Can Get Roasted Crickets At Atlanta's Phillips Arena

Article
October 2017
 
Forbes Crickets

If there’s one thing that sports concessionaires have figured out, it’s that fans attending games can get into culinary dishes that you might not otherwise see. I’m always amazed that there’s a massive line to get grilled cheese sandwiches, and that’s tame.

In Miami, at Marlins Park, you can get a Taco Dog. At Dodger Stadium, you can get a Tuna Poke Bowl. At Chase Field, you can get a Chicken Funnel Cake Sandwich. And last season, you could Chapulines, or roasted grasshoppers, at Safeco Field in Seattle.
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Forbes: John Chambers Offers Insight For Startup Founders Looking To Scale Up

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October 2017
 

At the Forbes Under 30 Summit, Laura Behrens Wu, founder and CEO of Shippo, had a conversation with Mohammed Ashour, the founder and CEO of Aspire Food Group, and John Chambers, former CEO of Cisco. Chambers is an investor and mentor to Aspire and provided the crowd with insights about moving a business to the next level.
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Three Lessons For Entrepreneurs On Getting People To Eat Insects (Or Try Anything New)

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May 2016
 
forbes article

It’s premature to say that eating crickets has gone mainstream, but the idea has lost its shock value. “For cricket farmers who were using their job as a pickup line, it’s not working anymore because it’s not as sexy,” jokes Mohammed Ashour, chief executive of Aspire Food Group, which sells cricket flour and whole crickets.
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30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurs

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January 2016
 
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Aspire co-founders Mohammed Ashour and Shobhita Soor are named in the Forbes 30 under 30 for social entrepreneurship. Aspire brings jobs and nutrients to people in Ghana via micro-farms of palm weevil larvae, a popular local food. Rural community members are taught to raise the natives insects that, within four weeks, can be sold or eaten among their families. Aspires vision won them the 2013 Hult Prize.
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