Interview with Cedric Auriol, Ceo at Micronutris Tell us about your first steps into the edible insects world. How did you decide to be an entrepreneur in the edible insects industry? The first idea came in 2011 after the reading of a FAO report (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations), which prescribes entomophagy […]
Interview Dr. Elaine Fitches, researcher at Durham University and ProteInsect Project co-ordinator Very shortly: what’s ProteInsect Project? PROteINSECT is a European funded project investigating the potential use of fly larvae grown on organic wastes as a source of protein for incorporation into animal feed and as a means of reducing waste volumes. I can see […]
With the new procedure, how long will it take for the applicant company to be fully authorized after submitting a request for authorization (assuming the documents are in order)? Undoubtedly the terms of the new authorization procedure are clearer and more defined compared to the former regime. It was actually one of the Commission’s goals. […]
From today it’s online our new Events Calendar. We consider it a useful tool to bring together in one place informations about events concerning the world of edible insects and related topics. We ask you to notify us your press releases on conferences, meetings, workshops, exhibitions, webinars, tastings and anything that may be of interest.
Addressing the need for feeds of the future today: The protein gap in Europe is a very real risk to social, economic and environmental progress. Already reliant on importing 70% of our protein for animal feed, Europe faces added competition for feed protein from a global population that is set to exceed nine billion by 2050 and […]
In order to make an application for authorization according to what established by the latest Regulation 2015/2283/EU on Novel Food, a company operating in the “edible insects” sector will have to wait until January 2018, preparing in the meantime all the documentation, or the procedure can be started immediately in order to be instantly authorized […]