About us


Our customers can trust our products because we are certified by HACCP, GAP, GMP and we are among the first companies applying for approval according to the new EU novel food regulations. We are also the first cricket producer certified by the BOI in Thailand.

Customer Focus

We are passionate about our customers and embrace their priorities as our own. Together we will help consumers and industries worldwide lessen their impact on the planet in order to leave a sustainable world for the future generations.


We leverage our strengths and capabilities across our organisation to earn customers’ respect and loyalty. Our strategic partnerships help us to deliver access to new markets or customers, perform more efficiently and adapt more quickly than on our own.

Social Compliance

We are in the certification process to comply with the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) to ensure that conditions in our production and processing facilities are appropriate, safe, and meet legal requirements.

Meet the Team

Rickard Engberg

Rickard Engberg

Co-Founder / Innovations Director / CEO Global Bugs Holding AB

Rickard has a tremendous track record as an innovator and entrepreneur where he has implemented and successfully managed projects over the last 20 years where, among others, the huge sail ship “Marité” project started with renovation from wreck to a 47 meters long 3-masted wooden beauty (10 years, 100.000 work hours).

Rickard closed a profitable marketing deal between Marité and Pripps, the biggest brewery in Sweden, 1992 – 1997 where Marité participated in their famous beer commercials.

Rickard did innovation schooling and graduated at innovation centre Ideum 2010-11.

Rickard is a Swedish citizen and speaks Swedish (native) and English fluently.

Kanitsanan Thanthitiwat

Kanitsanan Thanthitiwat

Co-Founder / Marketing Director / CEO Global Bugs Asia Co., Ltd / CEO Global Bugs Trading Co., Ltd.

Ms. Kanitsanan Thanthitiwat Holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand, and a Master degree in International Management from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

On top of this, Kanitsanan is a certified Business Coach by coach2coach academy AB, Stockholm, and she has also studied International Law & Diplomacy at post graduate level from Assumption University, Bangkok.

She has extensive experience in project management, business coaching, brand management, marketing, start-ups and SME projects, mainly in Thailand but also in Sweden.

Kanitsanan speaks Thai (native), Swedish and English fluently.

Stefan Järlhem

Stefan Järlhem

Co-Founder / Strategic Business Development Director / Global Bugs Asia Co., Ltd.

Stefan holds a Bachelor degree in Nautical Science and several studies at post graduate level from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, comprising 6 years of full time studies with focus on Transportation & Logistics, Business Management and Law.

On top of this, Stefan is a certified auditor (ISO14001) according to the EARA (Environmental Auditors Registration Association), Det Norske Veritas, Stockholm, Sweden.

During the past 10 years, Stefan has been a senior business advisor for many private and corporate customers in Thailand where he has got an extensive track record.

Stefan is a Swedish citizen and and speaks Swedish (native) and English fluently.

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