Our story so far
Follow our journey from the first bite of a taco stuffed with ant larvae in Mexico to what has become one of the foremost edible insect businesses in the UK. Bugvita has mastered the art of transforming crickets into a nutritious food source. As the company has grown, it has diversified its operations, partnering with other UK farms and expanding its product range. Today, Bugvita offers an array of innovative insect-based products, from flavour-packed snacks to delightful biscuits. Dive in to learn more about Bugvita's inspiring journey from concept to kitchen.
How do you farm crickets?
At Bugvita we think that it is important to know where our food comes from. That's why we're thrilled to share with you the fascinating journey of our UK grown Acheta domesticus crickets. From their humble beginnings as a nymph, weighing less than 100th of a gram, to their transformation into our high-protein, sustainable Bugvita products - we're committed to creating food that's good for you and good for our planet. Ready to see how we're pioneering the future of food?
Are edible insects ethical?
We hope that you will find this to be a thought-provoking exploration of the ethics surrounding cricket farming and consumption. We take a look at the complex topic of insect sentience, the potential for crickets to experience pain, and the implications these have on our dietary choices. We examine the arguments for and against cricket farming, discussing the humane treatment of these creatures in the process. This nuanced perspective will hopefully allow you to make a more informed decision when considering insects as an alternative to traditional livestock.
Join us on a journey into the world of edible insects. We will keep adding posts with the aim of making our blog a treasure trove of insights, offering a behind-the-scenes look at our operations, the science behind our products, and the story of our growth. Here, you'll learn about the sustainability of cricket farming, and read about the latest innovations in the edible insect industry. Whether you're a foodie, an eco-warrior, or simply curious, there's something here for everyone. Dive in to explore the exciting world of Bugvita!
Welcome to a world where culinary adventure meets sustainability. Our Bugvita Recipes page is your passport to a gastronomic adventure, featuring a multitude of dishes that highlight the versatility of our cricket-based products. Discover how to incorporate our nutritious cricket powder into your daily meals or learn to whip up flavourful snacks with our whole roasted crickets. From simple starters to gourmet creations, our recipes cater to all skill levels and taste buds. Start exploring now and add a dash of Bugvita to your cooking!
Bugvita farming network
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