Company Highlight: Coast Protein Cricket Protein Bars

Company Highlight: Coast Protein Cricket Protein Bars

Around 40 years ago the U.S. did not relish the idea of consuming raw fish. Many, in fact, even considered eating raw fish barbaric... something for the uncultured or poor. Now sushi is a thriving industry. All it took was some clever branding, the California Roll, and time. I refer to this method as “Trojan-horsing” [...]

Protein For A Better World: Aketta Crickets

Protein For A Better World: Aketta Crickets

"[Experts] said the hottest thing is eating crickets," says Indra Nooyi, the CEO of Pepsi. She continues,"I am not talking about the game cricket, I am talking about crickets! In chips." In 2026, your go-to snack food may be bugs. Edible insects are transitioning - they are no longer just consumed during scarcity of conventional food [...]

Check out our new site EatBugsEvents.com!

Check out our new site EatBugsEvents.com!

What started off as a bug blog has turned into an events-based brand building and public relations resource for all things edible insects. I encourage you to check out my new site: Eatbugsevents.com! Want to try bugs? I host frequent bug events like bug dinners, bug wine pairings, and cooking classes. Go to eatbugsevents.com Interested in [...]

Lookout Landlords and Regulators – Insect Businesses Set to Grow.

Lookout Landlords and Regulators – Insect Businesses Set to Grow.

“Try finding a landlord that lets you raise 5 million crickets in his building…” I hear a soft chuckle on the other end of the line. “Yeah – we’re excited to expand but there’s a lot to consider!” I’m speaking with James Williams, owner of Crunchy Critter Farms. Williams, along with Sean Schultz, Brian Battle, [...]