Our New Cricket Farm Started Production
We landed at the Chiang Mai airport and a company truck was waiting for us. No more scooter racing like last time. And believe me that was not the only improvement made at our Chiang Mai office!... (read more)
How We Decided to Build the Biggest Cricket Farm in the World
Waiting at traffic lights, and suddenly a scooter whizzed around me to cut into the first row. Three people on the bike, one helmet. I’m shaking. It’s my first time in Chiang Mai’s rush hour, on a scooter. In my mind, I’m trying to forget the statistics I saw the day before – the world’s... (read more)
Can Other Protein Sources Match Insects?
The way we produce protein today is not sustainable and unethical. A change is inevitable. The question is, which protein source is going to become the new norm? Let’s look at meat and plant protein and compare them to insect protein in terms of sustainability, morality, and quality.... (read more)
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... (read more)
Diet 2.0 – How Insects Help Make Your Food Waste Disappear
Roughly one third of all the food produced in the world for human consumption is wasted, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization. That is just not sustainable! Thankfully, insects are here to save our asses.... (read more)
The Well-Being of Farmed Insects
We want to limit the overall animal suffering in the world. Our suggestion is that people should replace at least some portion of their protein coming from meat and eggs with protein coming from insects. Conventionally raised big animals are a huge problem and a source of suffering. Insects on the other hand do not... (read more)
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... (read more)
What can everyone do to help fight “Super bacteria”?
So, this is how it usually goes: We get infected with harmful bacteria, and if our immune system can’t handle it on its own, we use antibiotics. They kill off the unwanted intruders along with some of our good symbiotic bacteria. It’s not ideal, but a small price to pay when it’s a life and... (read more)
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,... (read more)
Why killing crickets is morally ok
I think most people would agree that harming anything that can suffer or feel pain is a negative thing. Unfortunately, our current food and agricultural industries contributes to this bad practice regularly. So what can a person do if she wants to reduce the inhumane treatment of animals while getting all the nutritional benefits that... (read more)