Eat grub is a boundary-breaking sustainable food brand that aims to revolutionise western food culture by introducing insects into a staple diet. Insects are a tasty and highly nutritious source of food and with their diverse range of delicious products as well as pop-ups, cookbooks and collaborations there is something here to help introduce anyone to the joys of insect eating. Even better, insect farming is great for the planet and only uses a fraction of the resources required to produce and equivalent amount of protein to traditional meat. Producing 1kg of insect protein creates roughly 1 gram of greenhouse gas emissions versus the 2.8kg emitted for the same amount of beef protein.
Friends Shami and Neil discovered a shared passion to encourage people to embrace insects as a sustainable, nutritious and above all tasty source of food after chatting at a party. Shami first discovered roasted termites in Malawi, sharing in the joy people had when eating them at the beginning of the rainy season. Neil came from a background in TV and was inspired to begin trying new foods after being diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Being highly nutritious and low in complex fats, insects are great for sufferers of the condition