Insectpreneur Series: Interview with Dr Aaron T. Dossey of All Things Bugs LLC

In this month’s edition of our Insectpreneur Series we have another great interview lined up with Dr Aaron T. Dossey of All Things Bugs LLC! Dr. Dossey and his team are creating some of the highest quality Finely Milled Whole Cricket Powder in the industry, and at a large scale. And as we all know, cricket powder is one of the most useful and versatile ingredients in the edible insect food range. So without any further ado, [...]

By | August 12th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Eating Insects: Is This the Future Healthy Diet?

Source: iStock Each year, the world population increases by 70 million people. At this rate, the population will reach more than 9 billion people by 2050. As the number of human beings on our planet spikes, so does the demand for animal protein. But with 30% of the total land on earth already being used to raise livestock, the prospects of producing enough animal products to feed the entire population is looking bleak. [...]

By | August 8th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Research project will improve efficiencies in cricket farming

The first US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded research program into insect farming for human food has commenced in the US, with the target of finding new ways to enhance cricket growth while lowering the cost of raising them. A $100,000 grant from USDA’s Small Business Innovation Research program will allow Georgia-based cricket flour producer All Things Bugs to study how to increase automation in the rearing of crickets. The focus of the project, in particular, [...]

By | July 30th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Bugs on the Menu… From Food Navigator

Insects - the edible variety - were a hot topic at IFT this year. High in protein, low in saturated fat and rich in omega-3, iron, calcium and other nutrients, house crickets are gaining the most traction, although mealworms are also attracting interest, said All Things Bugs founder and CEO Dr Aaron Dossey. Food Navigator Article

By | July 28th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Add Insects To Your Diet… says Huffington Post

Diets at the best of times are always a bit of a struggle and the fact that we can now incorporate insects as a good source of protein, won't really diminish that pain. A group of scientists who met this week at the IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation, a conference on the science of food, decided that creepy critters could solve the world's growing demand for protein. Read Full Article

By | July 28th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Insects as Possible Protein Alternative

With a growing demand for protein, and the lack of new farmland to raise more livestock, speakers at a symposium in Chicago suggested insects could become an attractive alternative to animal protein sources. Meatingplace reports the discussion took place during the 2015 Institute of Food Technologists. Founder of All Things Bugs, LLC Aaron Dossey told the group that with a raising population and increases in protein demand, “insects are a very nutritional alternative.” Read Full [...]

By | July 21st, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Scientists have come up with a solution to soaring demand for protein and it’s INSECTS

Erm really: Insects could become a valuable source of protein, say scientists Eating insects could be the answer to the soaring global demand for protein, according to a new report. The growing consumer demand for protein - and the lack of new farmland to raise more livestock - means insects could be an attractive alternative to traditional protein sources. Read Full Article

By | July 16th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Dr. Aaron T. Dossey Speaking at IFT Chicago

Athens, Georgia— Dr. Aaron T. Dossey from All Things Bugs will explore the use of insect-based foods at IFT15: Where Science Feeds Innovation, July 13, 2015 in Chicago. This event is hosted by the Institute of Food Technologists. Despite billions of pounds of insects produced for the pet food and animal feed industry, a huge global potential exists for nutritious food and ingredient production from insects. The “Insect Based Foods: Views From Different Perspectives” session [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Improving Cricket Farming to Feed More People

Innovations to raise edible insects more efficiently will drive down the cost of this promising food commodity that is growing in popularity in North America and Europe.   ATHENS, GEORGIA, JULY 7 2015 – New research begins today in the first U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) funded project to focus on insect farming for human food, concentrating on improving efficiency and lowering costs in farming crickets. With around 25 U.S. and Canadian companies currently producing [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

All Things Bugs: We’re having conversations with a lot of mainstream food manufacturers

We are trying to move people away from the term "Cricket Powder". While cost is a barrier - and regulatory issues need ironing out - mainstream food manufacturers "have been way more open to this [using edible insects in their products] than you would probably think", says the founder of the world's largest insect-based food ingredient manufacturer. And given how long it takes larger manufactures to bring new products to market, food companies want to be ahead [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments