Essays about: "Entomophagy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word Entomophagy.

  1. 1. Consumer associations and preferences surrounding insects as food : a descriptive study of South Africa and Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan Kristianstad/Fakulteten för naturvetenskap

    Author : Fredrik Hallin; [2020]
    Keywords : Entomophagy; associations; food; culture; neophobia; consumer preferences; Entomofagi; associationer; mat; kultur; neofobi; konsumentpreferenser;

    Abstract : Insects as food is a subject that has gained a lot of attention in recent time. In order for insect-food to become popular in the west, where insects are currently not consumed, research has to be done on how consumers perceive insect-food, and which consumer groups that eat insects in other countries. READ MORE

  2. 2. Kan man verkligen äta gräshoppor? : en kvalitativ intervjustudie om viktiga förutsättningar för insektsnäringen i Sverige

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Malin Ekblad; [2020]
    Keywords : insekter; entomofagi; nya proteiner; Novel Foods; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : Att äta insekter – entomofagi – är någonting som under de senaste åren fått allt mer uppmärksamhet. Med en globalt växande befolkning, högt tryck på redan pressade landarealer och naturresurser, klimatförändringar och globala hälsoproblem i form av både övervikt och undernäring står världen inför stora utmaningar vad gäller matförsörjning. READ MORE

  3. 3. What influences the Swedish opinions on entomophagy

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Carl-Philip Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Edible insects; Entomophagy; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Sustainability; Food resources; Climate change; Novel foods.;

    Abstract : This study is an introduction of the learning of key aspects affecting Swedish people’s acceptance of edible insects, in Växjö and Gothenburg. The study aims to assess the attitudes of people towards edible insects. Public general knowledge about edible insects as well as their perception about benefits that comes with insects is explored. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feeding the 45 million : substituting soybean protein with insect protein within EU poultry and egg production

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Douglas Hunter; [2019]
    Keywords : insects; insect production; livestock feed; entomophagy; land use; futures research; food security; energy security; black soldier fly; mealworm; house cricket; sustainable development;

    Abstract : A global population increasing both in number and in resource consumption per capita has resulted in food, livestock feed and energy crop demands that are increasingly difficult to meet on rapidly degrading soils within a diminishing available area of arable land. With further expansion of agricultural land infeasible and yield increases through further intensification insufficient to meet the scale of predicted crop demand, the use of insects as an animal feed has gained traction as a method of not only reducing competition for arable land, but also some of the detrimental environmental consequences of livestock and conventional feed production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are edible insects the new black? An exploratory study assessing Danish children’s perception of edible insects

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anita Geertsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Edible insects; entomophagy; adolescents; perceptions; meat alternative; barriers to adoption; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The consumption and production of livestock have a negative impact on the environment and climate. In many Western countries, the consumption is particularly high and it is expected to increase globally. This increase will lead to further pressure on already stressed planetary boundaries. READ MORE