Interview with Katharina Unger, founder of LivinFarms The idea of a domestic edible insects breeding object suggests that you have a very clear vision about the future of human entomophagy. Could you share that idea with us? From the very beginning of this project, my goal was to empower people to grow their own food, […]
Vegetarians are cruel, unthinking people. Everybody knows that a carrot screams when grated. That a peach bleeds when torn apart. Do you believe an orange insensitive to thumbs gouging out its flesh? The tomatoes spill their brains painlessly? Potatoes, skinned alive and boiled, the soil’s little lobsters. Don’t tell me it doesn’t hurt when peas […]
When you say food you say Italy. It’s inevitable. When talking about spacefood, you’re talking about Italy, again. And it’s italian Argotec, the company chosen by European Space Agency to develop -in the SpaceFood Lab- the food supply program for European astronauts in the ISS (International Space Station). This kind of special food (called “bonus-food”) […]
The Directory of Store&Restaurants offering edible insects around the world is available on BUGSfeed site.
Interview with Matt Anderson, Director of Woven Tell us about Woven Network The idea behind Woven was formulated by Nick Rousseau, now the Managing Director, after having seen in the media the potential insects have as a food of the future. After getting in touch with some of the then current stakeholders in the sector, […]
Interview with Robert Nathan Allen, Founder and Director of Little Herds Tell us about Little Herds project: when and how did you decide to start an edible insects business? In March of 2012, my mother sent me a video about eating insects, meant as a joke. It talked about the nutrition and sustainability of edible insects; […]
Here below an interview with Prof. Maurizio Guido Paoletti, Professor at the Department of Biology at the University of Padua, entomophagy expert and author of “Ecological implication of Minilivestock”, a book that analyzes the use of small animals as nutritious food. How the research of proteins from alternative sources like edible insects, frogs or rodents […]