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Insectpreneur Series: Interview with Grub Co-founder Neil Whippey
Welcome to the first of many exciting interviews with up and coming Insectpreneurs! That’s right, a new word for you all. These are the movers and shakers of the insect/entomophagy industry. People who have started businesses and making a difference in the field, and in the world. I will be presenting one amazing person each month and look forward to sharing their stories and insights with you. Our first guest: Neil Whippey of Grub   How Did You Get The Idea For Grub? It was late 2012 when a series of interesting conversations took place between Shami (co-founder) and I. Shami[...]
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 I continue, I believe it’s important to note that more than 2 billion people worldwide already include insect in their daily diets. It’s North American and European cultures that haven’t embraced insects as a sustainable, responsible food source.  One area where the topic of entomophagy is taking hold is in the professional arena. Last year there was the first major conference: Insects to feed the world Conference, held between May 14-17, 2014: The first international conference on insects for food and feed brought over 450[...]