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 ENTOSENSE MISSION

Insects as food and feed make sense. Entosense.


Make Edible Insects Part of the Daily Diet of North Americans

 

Edible Insects as a serious food source has been gaining acceptance across the United States, Canada and Europe in recent years. In today’s increased environmental and health conscious world, edible insects make sense to a lot of people. This trend will not slow down as our planet struggles to adapt to a 50% to 80% increase in food demand in less than 50 years. Food insecurity is a major cause of strife and war. For the benefit of our children, we need solutions to our unsustainable livestock production systems. Edible insects is a natural answer.

Edible Insects are Healthy

 

Insects as a nutritional food source have been generally ignored by much of North America (Bravo Mexico!). Yet, many edible insects have more protein than beef or salmon and include all nine essential amino acids. Edible insects are packed with very bio-available vitamins and minerals. Many have more iron than spinach and more calcium than milk and include substantial quantities of B12 and Omega 3. They are prebiotic fiber which are nutrients for probiotics. Adding edible insects to our diet makes sense.

 

Edible Insects are an Environmentally Friendly and Humane Solution

 

During the past 50 years meat production has tripled and now accounts for nearly one-third of all arable land and one-third of the fresh water we use. Over the next fifty years demand for meat (specifically beef) will double or more. Our planet can not handle this growth. In contrast, insects can be grown vertically in rural or urban environments using a fraction of the land, water and feed needed for meat. They emit minimal greenhouse gasses and do not pollute our land and waterways with their waste (insect frass is a fertilizer). Insects can be grown humanely just about anywhere in the world by households, small farmers and large commercial interests. Edible insects are an environmentally friendly solution.

 

Greatest Food Revolution of Our Time

 

It’s not often that chefs have a whole new food group to experiment with. There are nearly 2000 edible insects and they all taste different. Vanguard chefs are discovering ways to use whole, chopped and powdered insects to astound patrons with dishes that range from shocking to delicious. Beyond being healthy, sustainable, environmentally friendly, humane and delicious, cooking with edible insects is fun and memorable. Nobody ever forgets when and where they ate their first scorpion.

 

The World Follows Trends Originating Here in North America

 

Entosense is introducing the edible insect experience that people the world over enjoy to restaurants and kitchen tables throughout North America. The world watches America and follows our lead. Making edible insects a trend here will benefit the world.

 

Insects are an ancient food source billions of people eat today and it’s virtually non-existent in our country. This doesn’t make sense. Logic holds that we should embrace insects as food. This is simply an unwarranted cultural fear. Adopting insects into our diets is not only good for us personally, it’s good for the whole planet.

Join Us in Our Mission to Make Edible Insects Part of the Daily Diet of North Americans

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ENTOSENSE  BRANDS

Entosense Consumer Package Brands Bring Edible Insects to the Public

Mini-Kickers Flavored Cricket Snacks Logo

MINI-KICKERS FLAVORED CRICKET SNACKS

Mini-Kickers Flavored Crickets are an ancient food trending today because… They’re fun to eat.

 

There are nearly 100 flavored crickets per Mini-Kicker tube so you can share with a lot of people (or not – they’re healthy and Mini-Kickers taste great so it would be no surprise if you kept them all for yourself).

 

GOOD FOR US & GOOD FOR THE PLANET

Mini-Kickers Flavored Cricket Snacks
Cotton Candy Flavored Crickets
Jalapeno Flavored Crickets
Mango Habanero Flavored Crickets
Orange Flavored Crickets
Indian Curry Flavored Crickets
Mini-Kicker Display
Lemon Flavored Crickets
Mexican Mole Flavored Crickets
White Cheddar Flavored Crickets
Sun Dried Tomato Basil Flavored Crickets
Orange Flavored Crickets

Lil Bugs You Can Eat Logo

EDIBLE BUGS | AN ANCIENT FOOD TRENDING TODAY

 

Whether you want to eat bugs for health reasons or novelty, Lil Bugs are fun to try. These sample packs have enough bugs for you to try and share with friends and family. Get ready, when you share Lil Bugz, reactions range from total disgust to “I LOVE IT!”. This is no ordinary food, and it causes a commotion.

 

A culinary adventure you, your friends, and your family will never forget.

POP Retail Displays
Lil Bugz Display - scorpions
Lil Bugz Display - crickets mealworms ants scorpion
Lil Bugz Display - scorpions
EntoCuisine Culinary Quality Insects Logo

ENTOCUISINE CULINARY QUALITY INSECTS

 

EntoCuisine delivers culinary quality edible insects to vanguard chefs so they can introduce their patrons to this exciting new, and ancient, culinary adventure.

 

There are around 2,000 insects people consider food and each one tastes different.

 

Insects as Food Makes Sense.

Cricket Dish
Cricket Tacos
Scorpion Shot
Scorpion Pizza

Chirpeez Flavored Cricket Snacks

CHIRPEEZ FLAVORED CRICKETS

 

Kids can’t pass up trying 𝐂𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐲 Crickets and there are a lot of people who see 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐨 𝐇𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐨 and just have to try it. Caution, it’s hot. Discerning adults interested in trying crickets for health reasons, as an ancient nutritional food, or just out of curiosity tend toward 𝐈𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐋𝐚𝐬𝐚𝐠𝐧𝐚 and 𝐖𝐡𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐝𝐝𝐚𝐫. But, overall, White Cheddar is the universal favorite when customers try all four flavors.

 

Chirpeez are a sustainable snack that is nutritious, environmentally friendly, and raised humanely.

Chirpeez Edible Crickets - White Cheddar
Chirpeez Edible Crickets - Italian Lasagna
Chirpeez Edible Crickets - Cotton Candy
Chirpeez Edible Crickets - Mango Habanero
Bug Strong Cricket Powder Logo

BUG STRONG PROTEIN POWDER

 

BUG STRONG is a great dietary additive for vegetarians since it offers an easy-to-digest complete protein source that is raised humanely, is sustainable, and is environmentally friendly.

 

No artificial hormones. No steroids, No additional ingredients. Gluten-Free. Keto-Friendly. 

Bug Strong Antioxidants
Bug Strong Protein Powder
Bug Strong Prebiotic Fiber
Bug Strong Nutritional Supplement

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ENTOSENSE  PROPERTIES

From Education to Commerce, Entosense has developed a suite of online properties…

Edible Insects

EdibleInsects.com

Buy Edible Insects Online

EdibleInsects.com is the first North American Edible Insect Marketplace. The online marketplace showcases products made by top entomophagy companies and includes edible bugs from ants to zebra tarantulas.

Wholesale Edible Insects

WholesaleEdibleInsects.com

For Retail & Food Service

WholesaleEdibleInsects.com features edible insect products at wholesale prices. The website sells to retailers, educational institutions, restaurants, camps and more.

Bug Strong Cricket Powder

GetBugStrong.com

75% Protein | 100% Cricket

All-natural protein that’s sustainable, environmentally friendly, and raised humanely. Ancient protein that’s high in antioxidants, a prebiotic fiber, and packed with very bio-available vitamins and minerals. A complete food with ZERO additives including sugar, dairy, gluten, or soy.

Kickers Edible Crickets

KickersCrickets.com

Flavored Cricket Snacks

What ancient food is healthy, sustainable, environmentally friendly, raised humanely, and comes in a multitude of flavors? Kickers Crickets. Check out our huge selection from Cotton Candy and BBQ to Salted Caramel and Mango Habanero.

Scorpion Pops Suckers

ScorpionPops.com

BEAUTIFUL TERRIFYINGLY DELICIOUS CANDY!

Real scorpions you can eat encased in a hard candy sucker. That’s right, these scorpion pops have a real scorpion inside, including the pincers and the stinger!

Lil Bugs You Can Eat

LilBugz.com

Lil Bugz You Can Eat!

Edible insects are gaining attention and you can take advantage of this trend. A minimal investment puts these new products on your store’s shelves.

Insect Themed Gifts

EntoStore.com

Insect Themed Gifts & Apparel

Insect themed gifts and apparel are hard to find so we packed a store full of everything from praying mantis humor to serious tarantula specimens.

Edible Insect News

EdibleInsects.News

News About Edible Insects

EdibleInsects.News is your source for news stories about edible insects from around the world. This is where you can discover new products, innovative companies and the latest research on both insects as food and feed.

Edible Insect Educational Materials

EntoStyle

Education & Marketing Materials

Entosense maintains a catalog of materials for the education and marketing of Entosense products and Entomophagy in general. Store owners can log in and download, order and/or customize materials.

Entosense Media Coverage…

EDIBLE INSECTS

Entomophagy for a Healthy Future

Insects are an ancient food billions of people eat every day. 

Insects are nutritious, they are a real animal protein that is sustainable and can be raised humanely by just about anyone anywhere no matter their economic circumstance. Today, many Americans are overcoming their irrational cultural fear of insects as food because it makes sense. 

Sustainable

Edible insects are sustainable. They are grown humanely and can be grown just about anyplace in the world by households, small farmers and large commercial interests.

Healthy

Edible insects have as much protein as beef with all of the essential amino acids. Packed with vitamin B12 and Omega 3 they are a prebiotic which is food for probiotics.

Planet Friendly

Edible insects are good for the environment. Substantially less land is needed and only about 1% of the freshwater is used compared to beef. Their food to feed ratio is around 2:1.

Raised Humanely

Most edible insects are raised humanely. Many insects like living in tight quarters and have a short lifespan making them easy to maintain mini-livestock.

Ancient Food

Humans have been eating insects since the dawn of humanity. Still today, billions of people consider insects food.

You Can Help

You don't have to eat bugs to help. The world follows trends that begin here. Support people that eat insects on your social networks to support the trend worldwide.

ENTOSENSE
Culinary Quality Insect Products

Join Us in Our Mission to Make Edible Insects Part of the Daily Diet of North Americans

Entosense offers edible insects to consumers online and in retail stores nationwide. For businesses, wholesale products with POP displays are available along with the ability to customize select products with higher quantity orders.

Retail Products

Consumers worldwide can purchase products made by top entomophgy companies and have them shipped right to their door through EntoMarket; the largest online marketplace for edible insects in the world.

Wholesale Products

Retailers, restaurants, educators and group leaders can purchase EntoVida edible insect products at wholesale prices from a membership based online marketplace. - Private Label services available.

Custom Products

People love to talk about their experience eating (or not) edible insects. They tell family and friends along with posting to social networks. Edible insects are the perfect branded premium incentive.

ENTOSENSE insects prepared by CHEF JOSEPH YOON of BROOKLYN BUGS

Special Thanks to Chef Joseph Yoon of Brooklyn Bugs for the photos and devotion to Entomophagy.
His efforts have been extraordinary and invaluable.

The  History  of  Entosense

Entosense Location

A Family Business Based in Maine

Thirteen-year-old Sam asked, “Why don’t we eat bugs?”.

 

After receiving what he called a “Dad answer,” he continued to research edible insects and reported back about how billions of people do eat bugs every day, how healthy it was for us and how it was sustainable and a good move for the environment. He convinced his whole family that we should be eating bugs if we care about a healthy future.

 

It makes sense. By the time Sam is his Dad’s age, there will be half again as many people on our planet, and meat production will need to double – which is not possible. Edible insects is one answer.

 

Recognizing how rare it is to have the opportunity to impact the world in such a way, Sam’s Dad (Bill Broadbent) and his Aunt (Susan Broadbent) decided to make major career changes and start a business that sold insects as food to North Americans. Outside of the family, many friends worried about the decision and kept asking if everything was alright. It’s true, few things are reviled as much as bugs are here in the states. Opening the business was either crazy or brave. The belief that enough people would see the numbers and believe in the straightforward facts drove them on. Edible insects are healthy, environmentally friendly, raised humanely, and they taste great.

 

The business is based in Lewiston, Maine. Being based in Maine had an advantage; everyone knew about the ascent of lobster from being food considered so disgusting prisoners revolted over being fed it too often to becoming the high-priced delicacy it is today. It’s no coincidence that lobsters are called bugs of the sea. Considering the benefits of insects, it’s only natural that they will follow in the path of their aquatic relatives.

 

In July of 2015, Entosense was incorporated in the state of Maine.

 

Beginning with only the brother and sister team working out of a barn, it grew continuously.

 

Today, Entosense is located in the Roy Hill Mill in Lewiston, Maine, and has a number of employees. Entosense has gone beyond eCommerce and now sells edible insects both online and wholesale to consumers and retailers worldwide.

 

Entosense’s mission is to make edible insects part of the daily diet of North Americans.

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