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Is 3D printing the future of food?

In Blog by Elta Smith

The year is 2035. Sitting at my desk, later than usual finishing up the day’s work, I open an app on my smartphone and search for ‘pizza’. ‘You have the ingredients for that’ pings back to me and I click …

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Why aren’t we eating (more) insect protein

In Blog by Elta Smith

A lot has been written about the potential for insect proteins to become part of our diets. The topic has been investigated in the scientific literature for more than 30 years.  Much of this research has tried to account for …

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Why we aren’t eating (more) insects

In Blog by Elta Smith

I recently wrote about the potential for insect proteins to shape human and animal diets. Despite decades of research and hype, insects have not become a mainstream food in westernised cultures. Many factors are responsible for the current state of …