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Insects - Articles and news items

Global edible insects market: Trends & future prospects

Industry news  •  23 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

The consumption of insects presents one of the most sustainable yet most peculiar modes of meeting the world’s rising food demand…

Little Herds: a company sharing the joy of edible insects

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  11 July 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Could edible insects be the answer to feeding a global population expected to hit 9 billion by 2050? New Food caught up with Robert Nathan Allen, founder of Little Herds, to find out…

Cricket pasta – the edible insect revolution is served

Issue 1 2016  •  22 February 2016  •  Karen Li, Online Marketing Specialist, Bugsolutely

For the first time, the most common food in the world contains… insects. With 20% cricket flour, Cricket Pasta has a number of nutritional benefits, and it is set to start a completely new segment in the pasta business…

Bugsolutely launches innovative pasta made from crickets

Industry news  •  8 January 2016  •  Victoria White

Bugsolutely has launched this innovative product for the fast growing market of food products based on edible insects…

EFSA issues scientific opinion of insects as food

Industry news  •  8 October 2015  •  Victoria White

EFSA has created a risk profile that identifies the potential hazards as well as allergenicity and environmental hazards associated with the use of farmed insects…

FSA asks food companies for information on edible insects

Industry news  •  29 July 2015  •  Victoria White

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is asking businesses that sell edible insects to begin preparing for amendments to EU regulations…

Are insects the alternative to animal protein?

Industry news  •  16 July 2015  •  Victoria White

The growing consumer demand for protein and a lack of new farmland for livestock could make insects an attractive alternative to traditional protein sources…

“Entopod” could help make insects the food of the future

Industry news  •  14 May 2015  •  Victoria White

An innovative cookery kit has been created by a student from Edinburgh Napier University to encourage people to eat insects as part of their daily diet…

 

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