Insect Cocktail

Insect-fueled or themed cocktails raise awareness for the future of culinary

Implications - The incorporation of elements of various insects in cocktails or packaged alcoholic beverages is on the rise, functioning as unique awareness-raising platforms for what the future of the culinary industry may look like. This shift appeals to consumers for its ability to pique interest due to its novel nature, while simultaneously creating a narrative around eco-friendly consumption.

Workshop Question - How could your brand incorporate eco-friendly narratives into its product/service?
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Grasshopper Excretion Bourbons - The Lait de Romalea Bourbon is Part of the House of Tamworth Series
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New and V. Hot 75 Clicks Pub: Apr 12, 19
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Average 544 Clicks Pub: Jan 21, 17
Ant-Filled Cocktails
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Mild 343 Clicks Pub: Oct 4, 17
Awareness-Raising Honey Gins
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Bug Dessert Cocktail Nights - This Valentine's Day Event in Japan Featured Insect Snacks and Drinks
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Mild 433 Clicks Pub: Feb 27, 17
Bug Dessert Cocktail Nights
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To celebrate Valentine’s Day at Duranbar in Tokyo, Japan university student Yuta Shinohara organized a cocktail night centered on a menu that incorporated bugs into the recipes. The unusual... [More]
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