Ten years ago, in Italy, pumpkin changed his life. So begins Stefan Grosberg’s awakening to his new calling, in which food – good, clean and fair food – would be the path to a life of purpose and dignity, sustainability and celebration. He was, he said, at a low point, considering the options of returning to Trinidad and Tobago, getting ready to jump on a plane. As fate would have it, there was no easy way; he was in Italy to learn the art of charcuterie.
In 1985, Ramnarine Rampersad – not yet 30 - was working as a customs broker to raise three sons. Today, Rampersad’s sons have expanded the successful customs brokerage to an efficient supply chain operator rebranded RAMPS Logistics Ltd.
When the group of marine scientists was deciding that a unified approach would serve them all, the name SpeSeas was both unique and collective. It felt right to Diva Amon, the Trinidadian marine scientist who was already accruing international acclaim for her work in deep sea exploration.