Long time no write!
Freelancing and managing my teenage son’s schedule is exhausting but I am never to far away, and always committed to Edible Insects!
I have continued to share with you over the social channels every piece of news or events (within my reach) in the past 3 quarters of 2016. I won’t be doing a summary of them as I fear it will take the “new” out of the newsletter. Instead, let’s focus on what is new.
Is has been and exiting 2016 so far for our sector.
…. and so much happening BEHING THE SCENES of course 😉
On October 13th and for the next two weeks BUGS will be screening all over Belgium as part of the Festival Alimenterre. The first screening will be in Brussels.
Website: World Edible Insect Day
Date: 23 October
I want to take your immediate attention to the fact that we are few days away from #WEID!
Are you ready?
If for what ever reason you can’t organize an event in your area or be part of one, at least support those who are via social media !!! 😉
When: October 25th
Website: The Chef and the Bug
“The chef and the bug. Talking about insects. Then eating them.”
When: October 26th
For more information please contact
Nathan Preteseille email@example.com
with subject: “Attention to Nat”
Website: Food Matters Live
When: 22nd – 24th November, 2016
Current insect food companies include Cro Bar by Gathr, Jimini’s, Micronutris, Woven, C Fu Foods, Mophagy, Bingham & Jones, Eat Grub, The Proper Food Project and hopefully many more coming on board before the show in November.
Have a good show everybody !
Lets go visit, and make some noise over the social channels 😉
Website: Edible Insect Seminar
When: December 8 (9.00 – 18.00) & December 9 (9.30 – 17.30)
Where: Wageningen University, Netherlands
The lecturers are from Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), HAS University of Applied Sciences and NGN.
Who should attend
Any company which wants to start in the insect sector for feed and food on a commercial base or businesses related to insect rearing for feed and food can benefit from this workshop.
For those in the EU who are seriously involved with Edible Insects as a source of protein for feed or food’s safety, regulation etc.
You should seriously consider joining the IPPIF (International Producers of Insects for Food and Feed), not only to profit from the work that has been done until now but to contribute and support what is STILL needed to move things forward. There are many exhausting and tedious tasks coming ahead, so please quit pussyfooting around and commit once and for all.
This are IPIFF main activities:
Or directly ( Members ONLY)
Secretary-General: Christophe Derrien
tel: +32 (0)2 743 29 97
mobile: +32 (0)4 86 44 94 76
I kindly remind you that Christopher Is a very busy person!
Note: Before contacting him, check the material you have at your disposial within the member’s area.
If you need info or have and an ento-inquiry you can always turn for help to the our growing FACEBOOK community !!!
If a have missed one kindly let me know !
Countries in the ASEAN* region have set up a Food and Feed Insects Association (AFFIA). With AFFIA, those involved in insect application for feed and food join forces.
Using insects for feed and food is a young sector in the ASEAN region. The mission and aim of AFFIA is to bring industry and research stakeholders from the insects sector in a collaborative movement towards the development of entomoculture, entomophagy and their related activities. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
EU or Brexit when it comes to Network, you need to pay attention AND FOLLOW the work of UK WOVEN
IRBI and the University of Tours is looking for candidates at the professor level for a position likely to open next year. In terms of research, we are particularly looking to attract a researcher interested in insects as food and feed.
We would be grateful if you could pass it on to anyone who might be interested. Requests for further information should be addressed to David Giron, the director of IRBI at email@example.com
Thank you Paul Vantomme and Dr. Elisabeth Herniou (Chargé de Recherche Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l’Insecte) for passing of the information !
I can’t go on with out acknowledging and thanking publicly the amazing work of Lorenzo Pezzato is doing on his Italian/English blog – L’Entomofago
An amazing journalistic communication project addresses and open to all subjects and all topics for consumers, for entrepreneurs, for institutional players and for those who are simply curious.
Thank you Direttore!!
Edible insects Suppliers and Researchers !! Lee goes one year on an Edible Insect diet !
If you want to partially sponsor the project or be able to look over the lab test results in order to integrate them to the ongoing ento proof of concept!!
Lee Primeau is an Experimental Freelance Nutritionist getting ready for « The One Year Meal Replacement Experiment ». The experiment involves consuming 100% meal replacement shakes for one year while undergoing and taking rigorous medical testing. He will publish the results on both his dedicated blog and youtube.com channel.
His ultimate goal is to become a non-biased, spokesperson (from a dietary point of view) of the edible insect industry. This experiment would began June 2017
Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWBfYPUmXJ4jnSTmhglpchA
TheBugsRoadTrip is aiming to promote edible insect consumption. Charlotte Goessant is travelling across Thailand to meet specialists and other local stakeholders to better understand why it is important to change our minds about insects.
You can follow my edible insects’ experience:
Feel free to write her for any questions or.. reactions!
Gracias Hermano por tu ayuda!
CJ COLOMBIAN EXPORT SAS” is a company dedicated to the processing and marketing of ants for human consumption, with the fundamental principles of honesty and responsibility towards nature conservation and for our customers. It is a company that contributes to the socioeconomic development of Santander and the rest of the country, governed under strict standards of quality and service.
Contact: Sr. Vladimirt Cardenast Galeanot firstname.lastname@example.org