In 2014, when I started Bug Burger, it had been a year since FAO had released the report that changed the way many westerners look at insects. Suddenly a lot of people saw the enormous potential to shift from less sustainable protein alternatives (conventional meat)
Update: On 1 June the application became part of the legislation. SAS EAP Group are now allowed to sell dried whole yellow mealworm larvae, yellow mealworm larvae as powder, and “protein products” (max 10 g mealworm per 100 g), “biscuits” (max 10 g mealworm per
I have a lot of books about eating insects in my bookshelf. So one day I decided to go through them all and post one book per day, in chronological order, on Bugburger’s Instagram account. 19 books, 19 days. Here is the parade from 1885
In the emerging insect industry the big stars are mealworms (Tenebrio Molitor & Alphitobius diaperinus), crickets (Acheta domesticus & Gryllodes Sigillatus), grasshoppers (Locusta migratoria & Schistocerca gregaria) and, maybe the most rising star of all: BSF, Black Soldier fly (Hermetia Illucens). An insect species people
I have just sent #5 of Bugburgers newsletter. You find the latest edition here >> and copies of two of the stories below! If you are not already a subscriber? Please subscribe! Hargol – kosher grasshoppers are made into meat It’s been an interesting year
Slowly, slowly more and more people in the Western world accept insects as food, and a larger group of early adopters that have overcome their fear/prejudice even eat insects and like it. I firmly believe that the most important part of making edible insects (like
För snart tre år sedan lämnade SAS EAP Group (numera Agronutis), ägare till franska insektsföretaget Micronutris in sin novel food-ansökan om att tillåta torkade mjölmaskar som ingrediens i mat. Idag den 13 januari 2021 offentliggjordes EFSA (Europeiska livsmedelssäkerhetsmyndigheten) sin rekommendation: Mjölmask är säker som mat.