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Interview with Jason Drew, co-founder of Agriprotein What’s the”vision for the future” behind AgriProtein project? We started our research and pilot production in the tractor shed of my farm in 2009. We then developed partnerships with major foundations as well as universities in seveal countries to further our research into insect meal as a protein […]
Interview with Matt Anderson, Director of Woven Tell us about Woven Network The idea behind Woven was formulated by Nick Rousseau, now the Managing Director, after having seen in the media the potential insects have as a food of the future. After getting in touch with some of the then current stakeholders in the sector, […]
Interview with the bioMars Team Tell us about the Epic Challenge Program. Epic Challenge is a learning program that was first developed by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA. The main idea of the program is to help students to develop their scientific understanding and skills by coming up with creative […]
Interview with Mr. Thanaphum Muang-Ieam, co-founder and Ceo of Sahakhun Bug Farm Let’s know the story behind Sahakhun Bug Farm project Sahakhun Bug Farm Limited Partnership is located in Thailand, we breed edible crickets “Acheta Domesticus” (House Crickets) for human consumption only. We not only breed crickets but we’re also manufacturer (frozen&steamed house crickets, proteic powder […]
Francesco Faccin, designer You’ve designed and realized a terrarium for edible insects domestic breeding, how you got the idea? The project “Home breeding” was born because I was invited to participate to the exhibition “The selective affinities” in Triennale (Milan) by Aldo Colonetti; the theme was food (for Expo). For some time I’ve been interested in […]
Italbugs inaugurates 2016 with great operative changes and new international networking relationships. The ever-expanding research project now focuses also in the Feed and Pet Food market, and the team will be directed by Dr. Martina Costacurta (Animal Feed Science & Technology), Green-Biotech specialist at the Technological Pole of Pordenone.
Here below an interview with Prof. Maurizio Guido Paoletti, Professor at the Department of Biology at the University of Padua, entomophagy expert and author of “Ecological implication of Minilivestock”, a book that analyzes the use of small animals as nutritious food. How the research of proteins from alternative sources like edible insects, frogs or rodents […]