Entotrust: insects you can trust
Interview with Mauro Bianchi co-founder of Entotrust Tell us briefly the idea behind Entotrust It all started with our founders, international citizens and sustainability activists. They realized that transparency on food origin, quality and environmental care are must. Who is valuing conscious producers? There was a need for an independent organization to promote good practices. […]
Tebrio: Europe is going big
Interview with Adriana Casillas, CEO at Tebrio Hi Adriana, tell us how you guys got involved in the edible insects world The idea came up at the end of 2012. Sabas de Diego, co-founder and CTO of Tebrio, and I had been thinking about starting our own company for some time. He worked in the […]
Robotics&Data by Co.Ro.Sect
Interview with Maja Zikic, Communications Manager of CoRoSect Tell us briefly about Corosect project CoRoSect is a three-year project funded under Horizon 2020, developing a novel cognitive robotic system for digitalized and networked (automated) insect farms. It will enable up-scaling and optimizing five pilot insect production facilities. The basic solution is setting up dynamic work cells, […]
Fucibo chips: here we’re!
Interview with Davide Rossi, Fucibo co-founder Hi Davide, the first Fucibo’s products are out in the market, and they’re also the first edible insect-based products made in Italy. Tell us about them Yes, our chips finally arrived, with insect flour of course. A simple recipe with simple and high-quality ingredients, designed to bring consumers closer […]
2022: the resurgence of italian food innovation?
There are several clues suggesting that next year Italy will play a prominent role in the global foodtech scene. But what’s the expert’s opinion? By Antonio Iannone “WE HAVE THE BEST FOOD IN THE WORLD” The innate mankind’s ability to argue about everything, from football to religion passing through politics, it finds maybe […]
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 […]
Interview with Giacomo Zeni, founder of Bugslife Tell us how you guys met the BSF and how you got the idea to use them for the bioconversion Both Caterina Luppa (the co-founder) and I studied at the University of Wageningen (The Netherlands). Here we came into contact with the concept of bio-conversion through the breeding […]