san • ko • fa
Sankofa is an ancient Akan proverb meaning ‘go back and get it’. This single word proverb tells that that it is wise to take the best of the past to use towards the future.
We make scrumptious creative snacks that celebrate the rich flavors and ingredients of global black food culture while championing a more equitable and sustainable food system!
With each crunch YOU help us champion a more equitable and sustainable food system by:
Supporting our smallholder farmers in Ghana
Promoting youth capacity building and skill development through our local production and training
Championing and celebrating global black food culture
Raised in Ghana, West Africa to a Ghanaian mother and Liberian- Lebanese father – Jamie graduated the University of Virginia studying International Relations. He then moved to New York as E.A to the CEO of an FMCG personal care LLC.
In all that time, Ghana (home) was where his heart lay – With his passion for food and belief in supporting his community, he moved back home in 2016 having learned and experienced the best practices to operating a manufacturing business, and started Sankofa Snacks with a clear purpose and mission;
To make and share creative and authentic snacking experiences that celebrate the rich flavors and ingredients of Africa and her global diaspora, while also championing a more equitable and sustainable food system.