“We already had a public tasting of pizzas, pasta, porridge and a juice made or added with mealworms last month. And to my surprise, responses were pretty good. Many people liked them,” said Yun Eun-young, a researcher at the state-run academy.
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“I approached EDIBL’s booth determined to eat a bug. I had made up my mind before going to the festival that I was finally going to do it. I walked up, introduced myself to Timothy Herbute, a sophomore at Stockton and the president of the schools EDIBL chapter, and declared...
“Enter the Chapul cricket bars, which I was thrilled to find at Natural Grocers this past weekend, for $2.99 each. I bought all three flavors and much to my office mates’ shared amusement, sampled them and invited others to join me. Two folks did, two refused with mild disgust, and...
“The most likely early adopters of insets as a meat substitute in Western societies are young men with weak attitudes toward meat, who are open to trying novel foods and interested in the environmental impact of their food choice.”
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“Most farmers go to great lengths to keep insects at bay. For a growing cadre of livestock and fish producers though, bugs have never been so welcome.”
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“We’re expecting that well before the end of 2015, you’ll be able to go to Whole Foods and buy an edible insect product”
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Big Cricket Farms is joining forces with Six Foods, an insect food start-up from Boston, to create a new breed of tortilla. The plan: to pulverize the crickets down to a powdery “flour.” The final product will be “cricket chips,” or, as they might affectionately call them, “cricket chirps.” www.care2.com...
“Personally, I needed convincing: I’ve been a vegetarian for most of my adult life and until a week ago, I was pretty sure I’d never eat anything that was given birth to again. But after a bit of research, even the most militant plant eater would struggle to find an...