Behind the Scenes with a B2B Industry Leader – All Things Bugs

Thanks to our (fabulous) interview with C-FU, other insect food companies have reached out. We had a chance to speak with the industry leader of cricket powder, All Things Bugs. They got their start with the Gates Foundation. Today, all of the “big boys” use them as their supplier. Whether you are B2B, B2C, or both, there is a lot to learn here. Read Full Article See the Video

By | May 14th, 2015|In The Press|0 Comments

Weak Oversight Is Holding Back Edible Insects

Chefs David George Gordon and David Gracer cook a variety of insects, including crickets, at the Broad Appetit Food Festival in downtown Richmond, Va., May 18, 2008. MARK PETERSON/REDUX BY KYLE LIGMAN / MARCH 28, 2015 2:22 PM EDT On a rainy night in New York City last December, a man in a leather jacket stood alone in a dark parking garage just across from Penn Station. He held a briefcase tightly and [...]

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Athens Scientist Aaron Dossey Is Filling Bellies with Bugs

By Allison Floyd Monday, November 10th, 2014 Aaron Dossey thinks crickets could provide life-sustaining protein to malnourished children in developing countries. So far, the Gates Foundation and U.S. Department of Agriculture have thought enough of the idea to give him more than half a million dollars to figure it out. "When I first started taking this seriously, it was 2009, and I was having lunch with a group of entomology students," Dossey says. "I was [...]

By | December 13th, 2014|In The Press|0 Comments

Insect cuisine: not food for insects, insects for food

Julie Smitka, junior in physics and philosophy (Courtesy of Technician Online) Tyler Gobin, Staff Columnist The average male's dorm room or apartment has at least two different brands of supplemented protein powder. It serves as a meal supplement for students on the go and post-workout shakes to maximize the anabolic window. Protein is an irreplaceable part of growing muscles and vital for any college student trying to maximize his or her training. But [...]

By | November 11th, 2014|In The Press|0 Comments

INSIDE THE EDIBLE INSECT INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX

Larvae from Next Millennium Farms (Courtesy of Fast Company) AS HUMANS EAT MORE BUGS, A $20 MILLION INDUSTRY HAS SPRUNG UP—COMPLETE WITH EDIBLE INSECT BUSINESS CONSULTANTS. BY ANYA HOFFMAN Each morning after arriving at his office in Youngstown, Ohio, Kevin Bachhuber steps into the 5,000-square-foot warehouse and listens to his crickets chirping. The owner and founder of Big Cricket Farms, which raises insects exclusively for human consumption, Bachhuber knows that the frequency and [...]

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