05 Apr 2016
A Business Plan with SpiceTopics:
Emily Miller (MBA 2015) and Kimberly Jung (MBA 2015) both served in the US Army in Afghanistan.
“We wanted to continue that service through a different avenue, which was through business,” Jung says in an interview on Chicago Tonight.
That’s what brought the friends to HBS and then back to the saffron fields of Afghanistan as cofounders of Rumi Spice, a company which imports one of the world’s most expensive foodstuffs and markets it to top chefs.
“Connecting Afghan farmers to the international marketplace is something that's worth fighting for,” Jung says.
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