Edible Insects Breeding
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Interview with Nathalie Berenzina, Norbite founder Hi Nathalie, tell us how and when your interest in edible insects began Hi Lorenzo, after my PhD I started to work in the industrial biotechnology field, mainly focused on the production of bioplastics. After few years within the field, I got the conviction that we were using microorganisms […]
After the recent Efsa positive scientific opinion, yesterday spread the news that the Conference of States has given the definitive green light to the use of Tenebrio molitor as a food for humans. In the historical session, the rules for the labeling of products edible insects based products were also deliberated, so now everything is […]