“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.