“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.”
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 […]
Entomo Farms was proud and humbled to win the Entrepreneur Innovation Award from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and Tourism for 2019. We were nominated and chosen for our dedication to providing global sustainable food solutions through edible insects, as well as for our ethical farming operations, as our crickets are raised in a free-range […]
‘Cricket chips? Ant caviar? Eating insects may be the next big trend in gourmet, sustainable food — but who’s going to take the first bite? Whether drawn by curiosity or hunger or both, an audience gathered Sunday for a “Cooking with Bugs” demonstration at the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa.’
” Global communities increasingly struggle to provide ample healthful food for growing populations in the face of social and environmental pressures. Insect agriculture is one underexplored and innovative approach… The edible insects industry is in its nascent stages, as relatively few entities have committed resources towards optimizing farming methods. Nevertheless, insect farming is poised to […]
I have recently returned from my 5th trip to Madagascar for the IPSIO and Valala Farms project. The wonderful staff at the Biodiversity Centre make if feel as comfortable as a second home. Although the travel and the workload are intense, seeing this project come to fruition energizes and inspires us all in amazing ways. […]