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To produce 1kg of protein

2,850of methane
50 m2 of land
45 litres of water


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Insects – Great for the gut, and other things

For me when we first started Eat Grub back in the middle of 2013 (wow, a long time ago now!) it was about the nutrition side of things rather than the sustainability aspect, which, while is still of great significance is less personal to me.


In this post we will be talking about greenhouse gas emissions (GHG’s), and how insect farming could help manage some of the harm agricultural farming has done to our planet, and preventative measures for the future.

Do you know your protein?

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Insects as sustainable protein: Part 1 – land use

Insects have been hailed as an environmentally friendly, alternative source of protein. In this series, we will be exploring just how sustainable insect farming is and really can be.

insects for athletes – a nutrition overview

Take a look at our use case for athletes and see just how insects can slot in from a nutritional stand point. For that we’re going to focus on our Cricket Protein Powder.

What is Entomophagy?

What is Entomophagy (noun): the practice of eating insects, especially by people. Eighty percent of the world already practices Entomophagy. Read more about what it is and the history of it here...

Top 5 Reasons Why We Should Eat Insects

Read all about why we should be embracing insects for the tasty, nutritious and sustainable food they are.

Edible insects on Deliveroo?

For one week in November 2017, we partnered with Deliveroo to provide the first insect food delivery service the West had seen.

“What an amazing and unique pop-up experience!”

At the end of May, we brought back our popular insect pop-ups. And we’re glad we did as it was a timely reminder of just [...]

Energy Bars for Cycling

Meet Etienne Georgi, an up and coming star of British Cycling; He’s been using our Eat Grub energy bars for cycling over the last few months [...]

Energy bars for runners – an Eat Grub review

Here at Grub HQ we love speaking to and finding more about who our customers are and what motivates them, and it just so happened [...]

The Walk Run Ride Challenge: Paul Suggitt

The start of the year for many of us is the time for a New Year’s resolution or two, and to perhaps embark on a [...]

London Food Tech Week: The Insect Bar

- YFood & EatGrub Co-Host London’s First Insect Bar – at London Food Tech Week - - Designed to awaken our audience to [...]

Pioneers of protein

Liberation Foods was set up in 2007 by co-operatives of small-scale nut producers from around the ‘developing’ world. The co-ops got together to bring their [...]

The Economist Magazine and insects

-   - Going way back… - The Economist have been writing about the benefits on the world eating insects for quite some time, in [...]

The Ultimate Insect Cookbook

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Eat Grub Bar: launched via Kickstarter

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incr-edible insect chefs around the world: marcus leach

Introduction to marcus leach - My name is Marcus and I have loved food, cooking and eating for as long as I can remember. My [...]

When Grub went to cambridge – downing may ball 2015

At the start of the year we had an enquiry come out of the blue via our website. Cambridge university were putting on their yearly [...]

Insect art anyone? Penelope Kupfer: Insects – on at The Vaults

-   - We were lucky enough to be invited to the opening night of “Insects” by Penelope Kupfer, her new body of work [...]

Incr – edible insect chefs around the world: Peter Bickerton

There’s been huge demand for Grub’s recipes; our kitchen can barely keep up, so we’ve asked some of the top bug chefs and innovators from [...]

Incr – edible insect chefs around the world: Seb Holmes

Introduction - There’s been huge demand for Grub’s recipes; our kitchen can barely keep up, so we’ve asked some of the best edible insect chefs [...]

cooking with insects: roasting

Here at Grub we thought it’s about time we started sharing some of our cooking techniques with you. We’ve been busy in the kitchen and [...]

Edible insects and the UNFAO

That’s the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation. And they are big advocates for the human consumption of edible insects. - The UNFAO, an agency [...]

Living With Crohn’s Disease

I was 19 years old, taking a gap year before starting university, and about two weeks away from going on a lad’s holiday to Magaluf. [...]

London ate insects – and they loved it! By Seb Holmes

Well, well, well where do I start? Firstly I’d like to once again apologise for my consistently inconsistent blogging nature. ‘Articuleat’ – my personal blog [...]

Grub pop-up at Monikers

From 4 – 8 March 2014, we opened our doors to the public for the first time to treat them to a seven course taster [...]

The Grub Trail: Part 3

Back to school… - After getting beaten by the heat in Bangkok, I travelled north to the cooler climates of Chiang Mai. Thailand’s second city. [...]

The Grub Trail: Part 2

Thailand: my first taste - After two days of arriving in the far-east, on the Grub trail, I tasted my first bugs: crickets and grasshoppers. [...]

Designing an insect based menu, by Seb Holmes

The last few months have been quite monumental in my so far short-lived (hopefully) career as a chef. Now I know throughout life people always [...]