Leah Bessa

De Novo Dairy

Co-Founder and CSO

PhD in Food Science at Stellenbosch University
Researched the potential of black soldier fly larvae as a meat alternative for human consumption.

2018 - Emerging Creatives Programme at the Design Indaba as a Food Designer
2019 - Forbes Woman Africa's list for the Top 20 New Wealth Creators on the African Continent.
2021- Race to Zero Fellowship
2021 - 50 Next Class of Science Innovators