Webinar: “Why (not) to eat? – European consumers’ views on foods made of alternative proteins” When: FEB. 3/10 – 11am (CET) In this highly informative webinar, Horizon4Proteins will explore European consumers’ views on alternative proteins made with novel ingredients, like microalgae, insect, plant-based and single-cell proteins. Don’t miss this webinar! Register here
Bugs to the Future
Looking for an edible insect event with family activities, lectures, tasting, and more? Take a look at ‘Bugs to the future‘, to be held on May 15 in Meise, Belgium. Visit the BiiF “Belgian Insect Industry Federation” website for more information and tickets. You can also contact BiiF if you’re interested in having a stand […]
Locusta is on the market
Here we are! “Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1975 of 12 November 2021 authorising the placing on the market of frozen, dried and powder forms of Locusta migratoria as a novel food under Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2470.” Click to downolad the official […]
IPIFF Conference 2021
“Maximising the contribution of alternative sources of proteins towards sustainable food systems: opportunities and challenges at European level” is the title of 2021 IPIFF Conference. After several online events due to the Covid pandemic, IPIFF (the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed) is pleased to invite you to its upcoming annual conference. The […]
Croatian insects beer
A short talk with Aleksandar Gavrilović, founder of Insektarij and Marko Glogoški from Winning Eleven Brewery. Hi there, it’s been a while we don’t chat. How’re things going on? Aleksandar (Insektarij): We are still waiting for the changes in legislation in the Republic of Croatia, and in cooperation with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University […]
Want to rear edible insects?
Looking for a handbook on how to design and upscale edible insect rearing? This easy to read handbook describes the basic knowledge and a detailed step-by-step plan for rearing edible insects. The book presents information essential for further development of the entire insect chain and contains many practical recommendations for the start/setup of professional insect […]
EFSA opinion on Locusta Migratoria
EFSA released the scientific opinion on Locusta Migratoria as Novel Food. The full text can be found here In the coming months, other scientific opinions and related authorizations should also arrive for other insect species, to complete the range of raw materials available to the sector.