August 12, 2021 by Grace
Member Spotlight: Sana Javeri Kadri – Founder & CEO of Diaspora Co.
OSC: What is your hometown?
SJK: Mumbai, India
OSC: What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
SJK: That I dramatically broke my vertebrae into three pieces in 2016, was lucky to make it out alive and left behind a life of weightlifting and crossfit that nobody in this new life knows me by 🙂
OSC: What is it about the mission of your company that really ignites you?
SJK: To work in service of the very exciting future of regenerative South Asian agriculture!
OSC: What’s a favorite childhood memory of food that you have?
SJK: Feasting on alphonso mangoes from our family orchard every May.
OSC: What’s one thing that keeps you up at night?
SJK: How to grow our business to meet the truly wild demand we’re seeing, but to do it sustainably, and with integrity! Sounds so buzzy and cliched but so damn hard IRL!
About Diaspora Co:
We’re growing a better spice trade, equitably and deliciously. We source South Asia’s freshest, heirloom, and single-origin spices, directly from our partner farms to bring you next level flavor and fragrance! Diaspora Co. was founded by 3rd gen Mumbai native, Sana Javeri Kadri in 2017 to build a more equitable and delicious spice trade that championed her heroes – Indian farmers leading the way on sustainable agriculture. We are a company as built for and by passionate home cooks, putting flavor at the tippy top of absolutely everything we do!