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How To Climb On A Dime

How To Climb On A Dime

HOW TO CLIMB ON A DIME by Mark Evans For many, climbing can be an expensive hobby. Climbing is a gear-intensive activity, requiring shoes, ropes, h...

Eating Crickets in Moab

Eating Crickets in Moab

Eating insects is easy: start with crickets! Entomophagy: the practice of eating insects Utah was put on the map when our founder Pat Crowley pitch...

What Happens When Consumers See “cricket flour” On A Label?

What Happens When Consumers See “cricket flour” On A Label?

Cricket Flour on a Label? The Outcome Is Not What You Would Expect: What happens when Western food marketers blend novel food items, such as insec...

A New Protein on the Block: CRICKETS

A New Protein on the Block: CRICKETS

Jessica Cockerham's Introduction To Eating Cricket Flour Much of my extracurricular time is spent analyzing, pondering, and researching the best po...

Why The Fiber In Cricket Flour Is So Unique

Why The Fiber In Cricket Flour Is So Unique

As eating habits continue to shift towards higher protein and healthy fats, the unique nutritional profile of cricket flour makes it stand out as a...

The Anatomy of a Cricket Through the Eyes of a Storm Trooper. The Thorax.

The Anatomy of a Cricket Through the Eyes of a Storm Trooper. The Thorax.

In part one of my Alaskan travel narrative,  “The Head and the vision,” I explained how being trapped in a tent led to comparing my trip with the a...

Eating The New Chaco Cricket Bar In Every Environment

Eating The New Chaco Cricket Bar In Every Environment

Chaco Bar: Peanut Butter and Chocolate The reformulation of the Chaco Bar recipe best serves just about anyone interested in eating crickets or ra...

Fatigue Among Women And Why Cricket Protein May Be Able To Help

Fatigue Among Women And Why Cricket Protein May Be Able To Help

Insect protein is a smart solution to iron deficiency I’ve been a holistic nutritionist for almost four years. I’ve worked with hundreds of women a...

The Anatomy of a Cricket Through the Eyes of a Storm Trooper: The Head and the Vision

The Anatomy of a Cricket Through the Eyes of a Storm Trooper: The Head and the Vision

An Introduction to the Anatomy of a Cricket   In April of 2017 four French men and two Americans put their heads together to live in a winter bac...

What happens when consumers see “cricket flour” on a label? The outcome is not what you would expect.

What happens when consumers see “cricket flour” on a label? The outcome is not what you would expect.

What happens when Western food marketers blend novel food items, such as insect protein, with more commonly accepted ingredients? A recent study s...

Crickets Return to Shark Tank

 

In March 2014, I had the honor of presenting the concept of insect protein to the Sharks on ABC’s hit show, Shark Tank (Season 5, episode 21.) As many of you know, we received an investment from billionaire Mark Cuban, which launched a period of growth that we are currently still building. When I walked into the tank, I was still hand-making every bar. . .