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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!
September ended with a “one of the kind” event at the EU Parliament – a Demonstration of Novel foods: Workshop on new foods and dishes by Roberto FLORE, Head Chef of Nordic Food Lab, and Afton HALLORAN, GREEiNSECT, University of Copenhagen.
(Concerns remain and it has been delayed until Oct 27th)
“Unless there is a shock shift, a full sitting of the 751-seat European Parliament (EP) will soon pass significant reforms to the EU’s now ‘not fit for purpose’ novel foods regulation – but widespread concerns remain”
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is set to publish its risk assessment about the safety of insects for food and feed mid-October.
Were Virpi’s talk from Invenire was based on her whitepaper: CALL OF THE EDIBLE INSECTS – 5 reasons why edible insect are a business opportunity.
I was invited to participate and it was great to be able to show case to 350 participants within the Swedish food industry, amazing products from great companies like
With Pasta and Sauces Made with Edible Insects Tasting at the Belgium Pavilion
Cricket flour, the protein of the future. Pasta, the world’s favorite food. Good match, huh?
Hell yes! Check out Zoic Bars, made from 100% natural ingredients
Entomophagy gets vertical to support the edible insect education programs of Little Herds
Developing sustainable production methods to build a profitable cricket farm in Africa.
by Dominic Glover and Alexandra Sexton
by Mohammed H. Alemu Søren B. Olsen Suzanne E. Vedel Kennedy O. Pambo Victor O. Owino
Just a final word on the upcoming reforms in the EU parliament. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that the legislation passes, and it becomes far easier for companies to innovate and expand in the edible insect world!
As always, I hope you enjoyed and roundup, and if you want to let me know of anything I missed or should know about for next month – be sure to get in touch.
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