All Things Bugs…So What If You Want To Try Some Insect Powder?

Dr. Aaron T. Dossey

So where can manufacturers get hold of some insect flour to play with?

One man who can help is Dr Aaron T Dossey, Georgia-based bug enthusiast and founder of All Things Bugs, who is working with a contract manufacturer in the northeast to produce ingredients (initially whole cricket powder, but in future a whole bunch of other bug-based products from meal-worm powders to meat replacements) using his patented process.

Unlike some other cricket crushers, Dr Dossey grinds the frozen insects before drying and heat treating them to kill any microbes. This is more efficient than drying the whole insects and then milling them, he claims, as it requires less heat (insect bodies are made to withstand heat and conserve moisture) and preserves more nutrients.

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