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4 Reasons to Try Cricket Flour from Our Farm

4 Reasons to Try Cricket Flour from Our Farm
Cricket flour is well-known for being a sustainable and protein rich ingredient but it is a lot more than that. Our own farm, the Cricket Lab, is producing the most nutritious cricket flour we’ve come across and we are happy to announce that you can now order it right here on our website! Here are four reasons why we think it should be in your pantry. Continue reading

Will There Be a Cricket Farm on Mars?

Will There Be a Cricket Farm on Mars?
If we are ever to colonize Mars we will need an amazingly sustainable and resource efficient food source. Will it be plants, mycoprotein, lab grown meat, algae, or grass-fed cattle that feeds the future Martians? Or could insects be the right choice? Let’s take a look at what the future of protein might be, whether on Earth or Mars. Continue reading

Diet 2.0 – When Will Cricket Protein Be Cheaper Than Chicken Protein?

Diet 2.0 – When Will Cricket Protein Be Cheaper Than Chicken Protein?
Chicken is thought to be the most efficient animal at converting feed to protein. That’s probably why chicken is one of the cheapest types of meat. The problem is, mass factory farming of chickens is not sustainable and causes tremendous harm to animals. There needs to be a much better alternative to chicken protein in the future. And with cricket farming, the future may be closer than you think. Continue reading

Diet 2.0 – Insect Flours Are Common Ingredients

Diet 2.0 – Insect Flours Are Common Ingredients
As we’ve described in the previous article Diet 2.0 represents our vision for the future of food. In this article we want to look at one ingredient that will help us get closer to that envisioned future - insect flour. It is something we are using in our products already but it’s also something that should become mainstream, not just a curiosity for innovators. What are the obstacles for that to happen? And how do we overcome them? Continue reading

Diet 2.0 – Our Vision for the Future of Food

Diet 2.0 – Our Vision for the Future of Food

The future of our food system is uncertain. The population keeps growing and we are already struggling to feed everyone. We are inefficient; roughly one third of the food produced in the world every year is wasted. We are not sustainable; we are depleting our resources faster than they can recover. Climate change could make half the world’s current farmland unsuitable. Our current food supply does not meet the demands of a healthy diet. A lot has to change if we are to feed everyone, stay healthy, and be ethical while doing it. That’s why we present Diet 2.0, our vision for the future of food.

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The Best Protein for the Human Body

The Best Protein for the Human Body

Protein is a part of almost all foods we eat, legumes, meats, eggs, and even fruits and vegetables. The thing is, not all proteins are created equal; they differ in quantity, quality and digestibility too. Protein is the basic building block of the human body, we need it to repair muscle, bones, and skin, and to produce enzymes and hormones. That’s why we should choose protein sources carefully. Let’s look at some popular food groups and see how they compare.

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Insects, the best thing that happened to veganism?

Insects, the best thing that happened to veganism?
Vegans don’t eat animals; insects are animals; vegans, therefore, don’t eat insects. Simple, right? But wait. Did you know that insects don’t feel pain and cannot suffer? Did you know that insects provide all the nutrients that are hard to get on a vegan diet? Did you know that insects require less feed, less land, and less water than any other animal by far? Did you know that substituting some plants for insects can actually reduce animal suffering? No? Then it’s time you took a closer look, because insects are the best thing that happened to veganism. Continue reading