Entomophagy project ‘The Bug Shack’ gets support from the Catalyst Centre

My friend Dr Jenny Josephs, has just acquired help from the Catalyst Centre to make her dream ‘The Bug Shack’ a reality. It just goes to show there is in fact plenty of support for entomophagy out there. We are of course going to have to change our attitudes and embrace it in order to feed the growing world population.

USSP Catalyst Centre

Keen readers will be waiting with baited breath to find out about the 2014 winners of the Catalyst Centre. Well, it’s time to put you out of your misery. We’re thrilled to announce that the first winner is…..

The Bug Shack!


This start-up is completely different from anything we’ve ever seen before. The company’s name may give you a bit of a clue as to the nature of the business, but we couldn’t wait for Dr Jenny Josephs to tell us more.

What’s The Bug Shack all about?

I came up with the idea for The Bug Shack in order to combat environmental, welfare and nutrition issues in the current rearing of meat products. Across the globe there’s a huge movement gearing towards eating insects as a nutritional, tasty and environmentally friendly alternative to meat and I believe there’s a great business opportunity there! Insects contain all of the protein…

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