entosiast – future looks brighter with insects
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Barawa Farm – Uganda

In great parts of Africa, rearing insects is increasingly coming into focus as important sources of protein are running out.

 

entosiast supports Crispus Chemutai Kamuyeke, a young farmer in Uganda, in his plan to sustainably supply the Kapchorwa region with the support of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens).

Progress of the insect sector

The European insect sector has gathered momentum: Numerous start-ups are developing innovative ideas and concepts to make good use of the potential of insects.

 

We present the most important developments and report on the current legal situation - in the EU and in Germany.

Conserving natural resources with edible insects

13. May 2022
Our planet’s resources are not infinite - on the contrary, in Germany the Earth's overshoot day... Learn more »

Bugs to the Future - are we ready to eat insects?

20. April 2022
Insects can sustainably enrich our diet - but how and in what form? And above all: (How) do they... Learn more »

Edible insects profile: House cricket (Acheta domesticus)

16. April 2022
House crickets have recently been officially approved for consumption in Europe. Thanks to the... Learn more »

Insects as food in the EU

30. March 2022
2021 is considered a groundbreaking year for the European insect sector: The European Food Safety... Learn more »