Chapul introduces edible insects into Western Cuisine as a healthy and sustainable protein. We launched the the first insect-protein product in the US with our award winning Chapul Cricket Bars, fortified with our signature cricket flour. We represent a growing food revolution intent on increasing the health of our food resources for our children and for the planet.

Chapul is an energy bar company that has a unique ingredient inside every bar: crickets.

Chapul is the first to market for consumer good containing cricket flour with their line of protein bars.

They are also currently working on the upcoming launch of a powder form.



Pat Crowely, Founder. Pat’s career path has taken him from surf guide, to whitewater rafting guide, to hydrologist, to now insect-eating entrepreneur, driven by his passion to ensure a more sustainable water future.

Pat is Founder and CEO of Chapul LLC., a company revolutionizing the food industry with their award-winning cricket bars and are breaking down cultural barriers by introducing edible insects into Western cuisine. From hand-making energy bars in a small kitchen, to a crowd-funded start-up, then on to winning an investment from Mark Cuban on the hit TV show, Shark Tank, they have created an international presence and ignited a revolution that is challenging the boundaries of food. Pat has been interviewed and quoted by CNN, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, and has spoken from TEDx, University, and International stages.