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Gourmet Grasshoppers and Designer Breeders
Jun30

Gourmet Grasshoppers and Designer Breeders

By The Editors It’s all about raising awareness and providing the necessary tools to make it globally feasible, bringing to the Western world what is common in many other places around the globe: eating insects, or better eating gourmet insect meals. In a previous post (Edible Insects: Will They Become a Global Diet Staple?) we wrote: “The human population keeps growing – by 2050, it’s likely there will be 9 billion people on our...

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Edible Insects:  Raising Awareness
May16

Edible Insects: Raising Awareness

By The Editors As mentioned in the previous post, a few days ago a publication released from the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) started to raise awareness on the value of insects as food source. The publication is a book entitled “Edible insects – future prospects for food and feed security” and draws on a broad range of scientific research.  It’s the result of a collaboration with the Laboratory of...

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Edible Insects – Will They Become a Global Diet Staple?
May16

Edible Insects – Will They Become a Global Diet Staple?

By The Editors The human population keeps growing – by 2050, it’s likely there will be 9 billion people on our planet – or our village.  Food may become scarce.  What can we do to make sure there is enough of it for the growing population?  We need to think differently, and look across cultures to find ways for increasing food security. Edible insects have always been a part of human diets.  It is estimated that over...

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