Enabling insect farming in Southern Osthrobotnia

Project Details


Project aims to investigate the commercial potential of farming of house crickets for food on Southern Ostrobothnia region. Different aspects of crickets and cricket farming (economic, tehcnological, hygienic, coulinaristic, consumer preferences) will be investigated. A practical guide covering these topics will be written for potential cricket farmers. The project is coordinated by Luke (natural resources institute Finland) and implemented in cooperation with University of Helsinki and Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.
Effective start/end date01/10/201631/12/2018

Research Output

  • 1 Anthology or special issue

Clean and easy cricket rearing – A guide on hygienic building desing in rearing facilities

Wirtanen, G. & Mellberg, S., 31 Oct 2018, Seinäjoki: Ruralia-instituutti. 33 p. (Reports; no. 186)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issue

Open Access