about Us

We’re a team of passionate, eco-conscious foodies from around the world. Founded in St. Louis, MO, we promote healthy lifestyles, amazing food, and cherished cultures all while building a more sustainable future.

MEET THE FOUNDER

Through 10 years working in the food industry, Sarah Schlafly developed a MIGHTY vision to build a clean and equitable protein supply to sustain the world. After gaining accounting, entrepreneurship, and corporate marketing experience, Sarah launched Mighty Cricket in 2018. So far Sarah has bootstrapped the startup, harnessing the incredible talents and ambitions of Generation Z. In a short amount of time, this small team has made a MIGHTY impact on the future of food.

5 Countries that Eat Bugs

5 Countries that Eat Bugs

5 Countries that Eat BUgsEntomophagy (the practice of eating bugs) has prevailed around the world as a delicious and healthy habit. Although historically entomophagy has been considered taboo in the US, it is gaining popularity here as a more sustainable, healthier,...

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Why Sustainable Food Companies (Like Us!) Avoid Palm Oil

Why Sustainable Food Companies (Like Us!) Avoid Palm Oil

Mighty Cricket and other sustainable food companies strive to implement business models that work in harmony with our natural environment. As much as we possibly can, we utilize practices that promote a thriving environment for future generations. If you’ve read our...

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Why YOU Should Be Eating Crickets (Part I)

Why YOU Should Be Eating Crickets (Part I)

Yes, you read the title correctly. I’m about to convince you why eating crickets is one of the best sources of protein you could possibly add to your healthy routine! It may sound a bit weird to anyone who hasn’t tried eating them before, but crickets offer a variety...

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Why YOU Should Be Eating Crickets (Part II)

Why YOU Should Be Eating Crickets (Part II)

Getting the right mix of nutrients every day can be a challenge. You have to be sure to choose foods that maximize your intake of your daily vitamins and minerals while also incorporating your necessary food groups. With so many “dirty” food options available, it can...

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Why This Organic Breakfast Ingredient Is a Must

Why This Organic Breakfast Ingredient Is a Must

As consumers, we often take the safety and quality of our food for granted. We assume the foods we purchase are safe for us and our families. So it may come as a shock to many that oatmeal, oat cereals, and granola commonly found in grocery stores contain unsafe...

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We’re Dairy Free, Egg Free, and More

We’re Dairy Free, Egg Free, and More

If you’ve read our last blog post about palm oil, you know we care just as much about what isn’t in our products as what is. We want to provide healthy, sustainable breakfast options for as many people as we can. That’s why we do our best to avoid common allergens...

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Fighting Food Insecurity with Crickets

Fighting Food Insecurity with Crickets

Did you know that by the year 2050, the world’s population is predicted to be around 9 billion? That’s a lot of mouths to feed! Agricultural pressures caused by climate change will only make feeding everyone more challenging. As a socially responsible company, we keep...

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