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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. Insect Detroit, the first international edible insect conference in the US[...]
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. Ento Posts The most exciting thing to happen in the insect world all year – a decision from the EU on allowing insects as[...]
Exciting things are afoot in the Insects as Food arena, especially in Europe! As you may recall from our previous article on this topic, the topic of including insects in people’s diets has been a big discussion in Europe. While more that 2 billion people worldwide already include insects in their daily diet, both the United States and Europe have concerns when it comes to allowing the use of insects as food. As we all know, there are many amazing benefits to eating insects, including comparable protein by weight to more popular options such as turkey and fish. This, along with the fact that farming insects also takes[...]
September was an exciting month in the edible insect world with a lot going on in terms of legislation (Europe is close to approving a new novel foods law). Not only that, but we have a whole range of blog posts, publications, upcoming events (local and online) and a new category this month: Crowdfunding. We want to highlight the efforts of up and coming  edible insect entrepreneurs and help raise funds with your support, so don’t forget to check out those! Ento Posts September ended with a “one of the kind” event at the EU Parliament – a Demonstration of Novel[...]
Summer is almost over, but that does not mean the Ento world slows down. There is more happening than ever, and all over the world. I hope you enjoy the latest in Ento Food, and if you have any suggestions or comments, feel free to get in touch. Ento News From Around The World Switzerland consecrated a space to Swiss Entomophagy in august. An extended overview of the issues to be resolved, and the passion and commitment from companies like ESSENTO & serious breeders like ENTOMOS ! Read about numerous subjects including the Lobby side with the liberal Green party lawmaker from Canton Vaud, Isabelle Chevalley , She is[...]
  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, let’s dive into the interview with Dr. Dossey! What sparked your interest in insect based protein alternatives? I’ve always been fascinated by insects. I’m[...]
As the year progresses, I am seeing more and more Ento-related news. As a result, this month’s Food Roundup is a big one! But again, it is organised for your pleasure and easy to navigation with the table of contents on the right. I hope you enjoy the latest in Ento Food, and if you have any suggestions or comments, feel free to get in touch. Ento News The Economist seeks readers by offering them insect-laced ice cream The month started with a Original initiative from the “Economist” in the UK. Exploring the Brave New World of Insect-Based Ingredients! A[...]
This month we are heading Downunder to meet a fellow bug lover who also has a successful online business. Skye Blackburn, also known as Butterfly Skye,  started out with a love for bugs which then developed into a thriving business. A great success story we can all learn from, she now supplies bugs to 15 restaurants in Sydney too. She has been featured all over the internet, and you can check out a lot of those articles here. And now on with the interview… What sparked your interest in Edible Insects? Since I was a small child I have had[...]
  The Ento industry never stands still, and this month we have an amazing, globe-covering list of posts, articles, videos and more. So go grab a coffee, and move to your favorite armchair for some Ento-filled news! Ento Articles Edible Insects on every corner of the planet!! Is has been a great month for edible insects in the news, from Australia to Costa Rica or from Israel to Colombia! Then, passing by Italy, Switzerland and the United States! Australia: Crickets are Like Tofu, They Absorb Flavor – A Woman Supplying Restaurants with Edible Insects An Entrepreneur(ess) in Sydney is supplying bugs[...]
This month at 4Ento we have a whole range of new and exciting events, people, books, publications and videos for you to check out. I have collected hundreds of interesting pieces of news this month, but have managed to distill it into one post so you can easily keep up with the latest and best in the Ento world. This will be a monthly post on my blog, so if you want to keep up all the latest news, and my other posts, be sure to subscribe to my newsletter in the sidebar of this page –> The information is broken down into sections and you[...]

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