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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Finnish researchers develop food ingredients based on insects

Technical Research Center of Finland, VTT has developed food ingredients from mealworms and crickets, which are expected to be used in food processing in the future. The raw materials based in insects can be used to produce meatballs and falafel, said VTT in a press release issued on Thursday. Researchers at VTT have developed a […]

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Researchers still insisting that people in the U.S. will eat bugs for protein

For most folks in the United States and Europe, the thought of eating bugs is repulsive. For the majority of people everywhere else, it’s just part of life. And while crunching on a cricket or slurping down a grub (ala Simba in Lion King) seems like something only people on Fear Factor would consider, the […]

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INSECT FOOD GROUP WILL BUILD BUZZ IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

The ASEAN Food and Feed Insects Association, which will represent insect food manufacturers in Southeast Asia, hopes to make an impact on both public awareness and industry standards. One of its cofounders says the group’s agenda may be an easier sell in that part of the world. The edible bug industry is looking for some […]

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Insect pasta sauce makers want you to eat bugs

TORONTO — Imagine grabbing a mealworm powder smoothie for breakfast, snacking on chocolate chip and cricket cookies at work and coming home to a big bowl of pasta drenched in a cricket bolognese sauce. A number of entrepreneurs are banking on this environmentally friendly, nutritionally dense protein hopping into the average Joe’s diet and are […]

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