Looking for an edible insect event with family activities, lectures, tasting, and more? Take a look at ‘Bugs to the future‘, to be held on May 15 in Meise, Belgium. Visit the BiiF “Belgian Insect Industry Federation” website for more information and tickets. You can also contact BiiF if you’re interested in having a stand […]
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 […]
Here we are! “Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1975 of 12 November 2021 authorising the placing on the market of frozen, dried and powder forms of Locusta migratoria as a novel food under Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2470.” Click to downolad the official […]
The 4th Insects to Feed the World Conference will take place in Québec City, and online, from June 12 to 16, 2022. The Québec City Convention Centre located in a prime area surrounded by world‐class hotels and tourist attractions, including the historic district of Old Québec. Québec City is the only fortified city in North America […]
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 […]
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.
A chat with Davide Rossi, Fucibo co-founder Hi Davide, we met some time ago to talk about Fucibo, your project to produce insect-based food in Italy. Are there any news? The first big news is certainly Efsa’s scientific opinion on the use of mealworms as food for humans. Finally a fixed point from which there […]