Insects in the Food Chain -seminar

2nd event of the NICE network in Turku, Finland 

Tuesday 29 August 2017

Mauno BioCity, Tykistökatu 6, Turku

Registration fee 65 € (incl. lunch) payable at online registration until 24 August


8.30 Morning coffee and registration

9.00 Welcome and introduction

Insect economy in the Nordics status updates of NICE network partners in Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

Up-scaling the treatment of food waste with insects Cecilia Lalander, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Global differences in insect regulation: the background and the impacts Anu Lähteenmäki-Uutela, University of Turku 

Sustainable food systems with circular economy Hanna Mattila, The Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra 

12.00 - 13.30   Lunch break at Mauno buffet




Insect meal in fish feed- results of the feeding trial with rainbow trout Susanna Airaksinen, RaisioAgro Ltd.

Insects in fish feeding, Erik-Jan Lock, Institute of Nutrition and Seafood Research of Norway

Mealworm meal in broiler chicken feeding - results of the feeding trial and the effects to the meat quality Petra Tuunainen, Natural Resources Institute of Finland

Legislation concerning insects as animal feed  Tarja Root, EVIRA Finnish Food Safety Authority

Bio-industry side streams for insect feeding Pertti Marnila, Natural Resources Institute of Finland

 13.30 - 16.30  INSECT FOODS

Can I have a fly in my soup, please? Results from a cross-cultural consumer study   Terhi Pohjanheimo, University of Turku

Insect products: design and marketing  Saara-Maria Kauppi, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The EU novel food legislation and insect foods  Leena Mannonen, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Insects as novel food ingredient   Anne Louise Nielsen, Danish Technology Institute

Finnish food industry expectations for insect ingredients  Jaakko Korpela, University of Turku

 16:30  Networking with bites by the insect chef Topi Kairenius

Seminar language is English. Changes in the programme possible.
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