What is protein and why do our bodies need it? Food trends are not a new thing. Paleo, Keto, Lean, plant-based etc. are all terms that we’ve heard of, yet how many of us really understand the role that protein plays in our lives? How much do we really need and where should we be […]
‘ In a landmark decision, the E.U.’s European Food Safety Authority is expected to approve the sale of insects for human consumption. It means that for the first time, there will be a huge raft of edible insects on sale across European countries and new opportunities in the food industry. ‘
“Consumers are already receptive and interested in alternative protein sources beyond traditional beef, pork and chicken. Some analysts say bugs could soon follow suit and become the next big protein of the future.”
“A small fragment of the cricket protein, called a peptide, is known to have potential health benefits in humans. Peptides from many different sources, milk, fish and even soy, are used in pharmaceuticals today. Currently, however, there are no insect peptides used in mainstream foods for the health industry or nutraceuticals,” Liceaga said. But that […]
“Believe it or not, there are several reasons why crickets are a smart alternative to traditional proteins like beef and chicken. In fact, this isn’t news in many areas of the world. Entomophagy, the practice of eating insects, is commonplace in countries like Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America. In recent years, bugs […]
” Entis, a Scandinavian insect food brand, has launched a protein powder that is dairy, gluten and soy free. “
Three hulking 20,000-square-foot barns sit off a county road just east of Peterborough. They look like chicken barns—in fact, they used to be chicken barns—but instead, there are 100 million crickets inside, hatching, feeding, mating and otherwise going about their six-week lives. At Entomo Farms, North America’s largest human-grade cricket farm and the official cricket […]
EAT ME! Where to find ants, crickets and mealworms on the menu. A dish sprinkled with insects used to be the ultimate culinary dare. Now they’re showing up all over town. Here’s where to find them.
CRS is employing a new strategy to improve the health and nutrition of citizens in the Androy region of southern Madagascar: cricket powder. The powder is produced by Valala Farm– a Malagasy organization committed to conserving local wildlife while fighting food security.
If you thought pea protein was weird, you might want to sit down for this. The next wave of alternative burgers could be made from hemp, mung beans or even crickets. As the plant boom attracts consumers and investors, the pea — the preferred protein source for companies such as Beyond Meat Inc. — is […]