The Edible Insect Workshop

The Edible Insect Workshop

Recently RIKILT Wageningen UR hosted a workshop on edible insects. This workshop was organized by the International Insect Centre. Nearly 50 participants from 12 different countries, all over Europe, and even 1 participant from the USA, attended this one-day workshop.

During the day, a variety of presentations was given focusing on all different topics related to rearing and processing insects for feed and food use.

RIKILT colleague Ine van der Fels-Klerx presented current legal issues in Europe, as well as evidence from research on the safety of insects. The full program can be found here. The Edible Insect Workshop is a co-production of: Wageningen university, HAS University of Applied Sciences 's-Hertogenbosch and New Generation Nutrition, and sponsored by AgriFood capital and the Province of Noord-Brabant.

The next workshop will be held in the beginning of June. Please follow our website for updates.