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Wall Street Journal: Roasted Crickets? Millennial Entrepreneurs Think Americans Should Eat Bugs
ESPN: Hawks' concessions to serve dried crickets, cricket tacos
Bloomberg: The Majority of Your Protein in 10 to 20 Years Will Come From Crickets
Fox Business: Is eating insects the answer to the world’s food problems?
CNET: You’re going to be eating crickets, so just get over it
Futurism: In the Future, Crickets Could Serve as Our Primary Source of Protein
Sports Illustrated: Atlanta Hawks to Sell Roasted Crickets, Cricket Tacos This Season
Fast Company: This Giant Automated Cricket Farm Is Designed To Make Bugs A Mainstream Sour...
The Independent: DO YOU EAT CRICKETS? THE TEXAS INSECT FARM WORKER TRYING TO GET US TO EAT...
Fortune: One of the World’s Best Restaurants Now Has Crickets on the Menu
USA Today: The Atlanta Hawks are selling cricket tacos
Forbes: Hawks Fans Can Get Roasted Crickets At Atlanta's Phillips Arena
ABC News: Hawks' concessions to dried crickets, cricket tacos
Making insect farm-to-table dining trendy
How to Breed a Tasty Cricket
A handful of companies in the U.S. are teaching themselves how to raise the insects for human consumption—and hoping that American diners will like the result.Read More
Eating bugs makes sense nutritionally, the insects are protein and iron rich, Allen said. Bugs also use less land, water and produce fewer emissions than traditional livestock, he said.Read More
The Hult Prize has completely flipped our understanding of serving communities in resource-limited settings. The idea that food insecure urban slum residents are best served by for-profit businesses would have been unthinkable not too long ago (it still is, in some circles). To some, charities and NGOs are the default, no-brainer, go-to institutions to address social challenges. Yet, most charities and NGOs are by definition not financially self-sustained. Read More
Cricket: it's what's for dinner.
Social entrepreneurship, the creation of new ventures with a social purpose, takes many forms, from clean energy start-ups to initiatives aimed at improving early education. Several new social ventures are taking a different tack and hoping to push along a nascent trend, promoting the eating of insects as good for the planet and for people.Read More
And the $1 millionHult Prize for the best start-up idea that secures food for undernourished slum-dwellers goes to... a group of five students from Montreal, Canada, who want to grow, process and sell edible insects.
Unconventional? Maybe to North Americans. But roughly 2.5 billion people are already eating insects seasonally around the world, according to data from the United Nations.Read More
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