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... (read more)
Infographics: All You Needed to Know About the Meat Problem
Do we have a meat problem? Maybe. It depends on what you consider a problem. Some people think meat could one day make our whole planet unlivable. Sounds like a stretch? Read on and make up your own mind.... (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)
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... (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)
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... (read more)
Eat insects to fight climate change
Climate change is one of the biggest issues of our time. 97% of scientists agree that it is a real threat and a very serious one (1). But it’s not just the scientific community that is talking about this; more and more people are getting involved. Just this past weekend, National Geographic released a documentary... (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)
20 Reasons Why Insects Will Be a Staple of Our Diet In 10 Years
Do you believe in insects? More precisely, do you believe in entomophagy, the practice of eating insects? At SENS Foods, we have a lot of reasons why we made our bet on entomophagy. Let’s take a look at the 20 most important ones.... (read more)