Novel Food 492
“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 […]
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 […]
A short talk with Guillherm Pereira, Portugal Bugs founder Hi Guillherm, how are you? How are things going on regarding the edible insects market development in Portugal? Hello Lorenzo, I’m fine thank you. Well things are going pretty good. Recently portuguese authorities finally adopted the transitional measures that allow us to sell insects for human […]
Interview with Ms. Rungtip Malasithiwong, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Protanica Co., Ltd Tell us how you got involved in the edible insects world It has become increasingly obvious that the path that we are on as humans is not sustainable. In 2018 we started an in-depth study to try and understand the future of […]
A short talk with Massimo Reverberi, founder of Bugsolutely (Thailand) and Plento (Singapore) Ciao Massimo, it’s been a while we don’t chat about how things are going on there, in Thailand. What about the edible insects market development? Not much of a development, unfortunately. North America and Australia seem totally flat, and Europe is still […]
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.
In Italy, companies involved in the edible insects sector have had to face additional difficulties due to a more restrictive interpretation that national Institutions have applied to Regulation 2283/2015 on Novel Foods. Few days left to the definitive green light for the production and marketing in Europe of edible insects as food (and as feed), so let’s […]