The New Novel Food Regulation (hereinafter the “new NFR“), entered into force on 1 January 2016, will become applicable from 1 January 2018. Among the many novelties, the new NFR clarifies the legal status of edible insects which now fall within category (v) of Article 3(2) which encompasses food consisting of, isolated from or produced […]
A group of French trout farmers have started using insect protein in the diets of their fish – the move is part of a tie-up between a local insect meal producer, InnovaFeed, and retailing giant, Auchan. The first trouts will be sold in Auchan’s stores around March 2018. Continue reading on Feednavigator.
Interview with Olympia Yarger, President of the Insect Protein Association of Australia (IPAA) A brief presentation of IPAA The IPAA aims to promote positive, practical and industry relevant regulation and governance that will benefit Insect Farmers, Insect protein suppliers, and retailers whilst upholding the clean and green brand of Australian producer. What are your short-term […]
The project is ambitious: bring to the european consumers a selection of the best made-in EU products with edible insects. This is the goal of 21Bites. The new eshop platform opened its shop with the first Collections that we’ll be upgraded in the next weeks with other items. Check out our interview to Davide Rossi, […]
Interview with Raphaëlle Browayes, communication manager of Jimini’s Tell us about how Jimini’s moved its first steps in the edible insects industry While they were watching a famous French reality show where candidates have to eat insects alive, Bastien Rabastens and Clement Scellier, two childhood friends, got curious! They decided to taste insects, but when […]
Alternative protein sources are urgently required as the available land area is not sufficient to satisfy the growing demand for meat. Insects have a high potential of becoming a new sector in the food and feed industry, mainly because of the many environmental benefits when compared to meat production. This will be outlined in the […]