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Current State of Legislation For Insects As Food

Current State of Legislation For Insects As Food

Insects as an alternative source of food, or more specifically protein, is starting to become a very hot topic. Before…
Insects as a Protein Alternative

Insects as a Protein Alternative

Have you ever considered eating an insect, even just for fun? Maybe not. What are your alternative sources of protein…

Edible Insects: Nutritional Ingredients are Moving Beyond Traditional Offerings

Protein alternatives worm their way onto the dinner plate Demand is increasing for protein alternatives, source of ingredients and superfoods.…
Is FAO turning its back on Edible Insects?: FAO’s Senior Forestry Officer Paul Vantomme retires!

Is FAO turning its back on Edible Insects?: FAO’s Senior Forestry Officer Paul Vantomme retires!

Who doesn´t know Paul? The man behind Edible Insects to whom we look for advise and support! A personality in…
Edible Insects List – Which Insects Can You Eat?

Edible Insects List – Which Insects Can You Eat?

There are over 900 thousand documented types of insects in the world, but of course not all of them are…
Europe Agrees to Allow Insects as Food

Europe Agrees to Allow Insects as Food

Exciting things are afoot in the Insects as Food arena, especially in Europe! As you may recall from our previous article…

Edible Insects: The Protein of the Poor?

This article was written for the #HiEurope trade show in Amsterdam and first published on the Ingredients Network.  While three quarters…
Business Opportunities Within Edible Insects 2015 – An Industry Report

Business Opportunities Within Edible Insects 2015 – An Industry Report

The edible insect market is flourishing and there are already a number of companies out there pushing the boundaries in…

8 Fun Facts About Insects You Probably Didn’t Know

The following are 8 Fun Facts About Insects that we have collected for you in a lovely slide deck. Did…
How Insects Can Help Preserve Our Resources & Increase Global Food Security

How Insects Can Help Preserve Our Resources & Increase Global Food Security

Can we really afford to keep producing food the way we do today, and still provide for generations to come?…

Cochineal Food Colouring: This Sustainable Insect Sets an Example

 This article was written for Hi Europe and originally published on insights.ingredientsnetwork.com In the world of edible insects, we find the…
Insect Recipes: Tasty Bugs For Your Next Meal

Insect Recipes: Tasty Bugs For Your Next Meal

I may not be the next Jamie Oliver of the insect world, but I do love reading about all the…

4ento’s Early beginnings – The idea.

A great TOOL for ento Stakeholders Edible Insect 4ento Pavilion will exists to raise the awareness of general public and…
How Insect Farming Helps Farmers In Developing Countries

How Insect Farming Helps Farmers In Developing Countries

In this post, I am going to show you how insect farming is not only revolutionizing the Western World, but also having…
Cricket Flour & Powder – The New Protein Powder?

Cricket Flour & Powder – The New Protein Powder?

Cricket protein is fast becoming one of the hottest items on the “insects as food” train. The reasons for this…
Insect Food Products Currently Available

Insect Food Products Currently Available

In this post I am going to show you what insect food products are currently available online and sometimes even…