Insect Appetite

Insects are being accepted as an eco-friendly meat alternative

Implications - Reflecting an increasing awareness about the ecological issues surrounding meat production, more and more companies are creating innovations to help facilitate the eating of insects. Appealing both in terms of shock value and the good intentions displayed by brands who create these products, this fascination reveals an openness to unexpected approaches to environmentalism.
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Edible Bug Breeding Terrariums - The Lepsis Kitchen Terrarium Encourages Eating Insects for Protein
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Warm 21,562 Clicks Pub: Jun 12, 13
Edible Bug Breeding Terrariums
The Lepsis Kitchen Terrarium Encourages Eating Insects for Protein
Cookware brand Kitchenaid recently collaborated with Mansour Ourasanah to create the bizarre kitchen terrarium called Lepsis to encourage people into eating insects.  A rather bizarre-... [More]
Edible Insect Breeding Farms - Designer Katharina Unger has Cultivated a Sustainable Meat Source
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Average 3,376 Clicks Pub: Jul 30, 13
Edible Insect Breeding Farms
Designer Katharina Unger has Cultivated a Sustainable Meat Source
As the concern for the environment and our personal health grows, many actively seek a new sustainable meat source. Designer Katharina Unger feels she may have figured out the solution with Insect... [More]
Creepy Crawly Candies - These Insect Lollipops Will Scare Your Guests
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Average 5,215 Clicks Pub: Oct 14, 12
Creepy Crawly Candies
These Insect Lollipops Will Scare Your Guests
Fun for all ages, these creepy crawly insect lollipops will scare and intrigue Halloween guests of all ages. These terrifying suckers are available with spiders, flies, centipedes and the option... [More]
Self Esteem-Boosting Bags - This QR Campaign Raises Your Self-Esteem
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Average 1,370 Clicks Pub: Jun 6, 13
Self Esteem-Boosting Bags
This QR Campaign Raises Your Self-Esteem
In order to promote the Diagonal Mar Shopping Centre, a bag that improves your confidence called ‘The first bag that raises your self-esteem’ was created. The shopping bag features an... [More]
Edible Insect Guides - 'Six-Legged Livestock' Teaches the World About Edible Insect Farming
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Mild 1,445 Clicks Pub: May 22, 13
Edible Insect Guides
'Six-Legged Livestock' Teaches the World About Edible Insect Farming
In North America, eating bugs only goes so far as gummy worms or Fear Factor, but in Thailand, people are serious when it comes to edible insect farming. ‘Six-legged livestock: Edible insect... [More]
Interesting Insect-Preparing Cookbooks - The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook Celebrates the Cooking of Bugs
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Untested 868 Clicks Pub: Jul 4, 13
Interesting Insect-Preparing Cookbooks
The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook Celebrates the Cooking of Bugs
The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook by insect-loving chef David George Gordon is all about the preparing, cooking and serving of edible creepy crawlers. The full cookbook title, The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook: 40 Ways... [More]
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