Welcome to the last roundup of 2015!
This month brings us a flood of crowd funding campaigns, showing how much the Ento world is booming right now. So head on over to the ones that take your fancy, and help them reach their goals. Even a small donation can really help.
There are also some inspiring new TEDx talks, some interesting publications and of course our in-depth coverage of the new changes to the EU Laws.
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The most exciting thing to happen in the insect world all year – a decision from the EU on allowing insects as Novel Foods!
These guys are almost there! help them reach their goal.
A feature-length documentary about an alternate source of protein that may help to feed future generations around the world
Handmade healthy bars, made with cricket flour, dried fruits and almonds. Get the cricket power with JIMINI’S !
Creation of a range of protein pasta-based edible insects
The world´s first desktop hive for edible insects : empowering you to grow a food revolution straight out of your kitchen!
A pioneering documentary feature film on entomophagy, sustainable food production and the booming edible insect industry in America.
Drinking cocktails won’t save the world, but eating insects might. Critter Bitters take the ‘ick’ factor out of eating insects.
Soutenez Songhaï et Experts Solidaires dans la mise en place d’une filière d’élevage et de transformation d’insectes comestibles au Bénin.
Where: NYES, The Explorers Club, MSNH, Alimentary Initiatives, NYC
When: Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM (EST)
When: 27.11.2015, 9:30 – 15:30
When: 3rd December
Afton Halloran is a PhD Fellow at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports. Together with international researchers that comprise the group GREEiNSECT, she offers insight into how insects for human consumption can provide alternative livelihood strategies in rural regions of low- and medium-income countries in the tropics.
Where: Oxford Martin School,University of Oxford, 34 Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BD
When: 4th December 2015 Time: 10:00 – 16:30
Where: WeWork Custom House, 220 8th Ave NW, Portland, OR 97209
When: 09 Dec 2015, 6:00 PM
(With Invenire´s market analyst and sustainability expert Johanna Tanhuanpää)
This presentation will outline 5 key reasons why the mainstream food industry should consider incorporating insect protein into their products.
When: February 18 2016
Where: Wageningen University, Holland
Exploring the role of sensory-liking and food appropriateness in the willingness to eat unusual novel foods like insects
• Hui Shan Grace Tana, b, c, , ,
• Arnout R.H. Fischerb,
• Hans C.M. van Trijpb,
• Markus Stiegera, c
M. Doerr, Germany
M. Floru, Belgium
M. Maniglier, France
M. Palit, Indonesia
I. Saenz, Mexico
Author: Telfser, Katharina
Pier Paolo Miglietta , Federica De Leo ,, Marcello Ruberti and Stefania Massari
Published on Nov 9, 2015
Leslie Ziegler – is the cofounder of Bitty Foods, a company introducing edible insects to the western diet, and serves as an advisor to several start ups at the convergence of health and technology.
Published on Nov 6, 2015
Julia et Sarah ont réussi à allier leur passion respective, nutrition et environnement, dans un projet commun qui vise à proposer une nouvelle source de protéines non-polluante dans des barres de céréales à base de farine d’insectes.
It has been an exciting year in the Ento world, and I am sure we are all looking forward to what 2016 has to bring.
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