FOUNDING THE UK’S FIRST FOOD COMPANY WITH EDIBLE INSECTS

Would you try food made out of insects? If you’re thinking ‘no’, spending time with Christine Spliid will most likely change your mind. Forever seeking new challenges, the Danish entrepreneur founded Gathr Foods in 2O15 and was the first company to bring cricket based food products to the UK. Under the brand Crobar, she launched [...]

October 18th, 2016|Blog, In the news|0 Comments

Bugs & Insects: The Future For High-Protein Diets?

Insects are now pretty much readily available to buy in the UK. Yeah, they aren’t in your local Tesco, but with a quick search online you can find pots of ‘ready to eat’ insects from somewhere like Musclefood quite easily. Crickets, grasshoppers and mealworms are particularly popular, and at the moment in their raw form are [...]

July 19th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

Eco Eats: BBC Good Food Show by Hello Eco Living

  An award-winning natural energy bar containing cricket flour, as well as nuts, seeds and fruit, crobar is the first product from UK company Gathr, founded by Christine Spliid. Amidst the recent health implications linked to red meat and the sustainability issues around livestock farming, insects are becoming a more viable and accepted source of nutrition in Western culture [...]

June 13th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

HOW TO MAKE PANCAKES OUT OF NEW SUPERFOOD… GROUND UP CRICKET FLOUR

If you're not already eating insects, you're doing 2016 wrong. In a year that's all about sustainable living, insects are the way forward. Long a favourite of the clever South and Central Americans, insects are super high in protein (the little guys can be up to 70% protein, a cow is more like 40%), minerals [...]

May 18th, 2016|In the news, Recipes|0 Comments

BUGSFeed – “In supermarkets by the end of the year” – a chat with Crobar

Posted by Jen Stout on February 21, 2016 The success of Crobar is a story of one big gamble that seems to be paying off. You might not have heard of the product yet, but in a few years the energy bars will be filling supermarket shelves and gym bags – so says Christine Spliid, [...]

February 22nd, 2016|In the news|0 Comments