Fernando Alvim, radio broadcaster and comedian, came to the Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF), in Porto, to record an episode of the program “Prova Oral” on Antena 3. The theme was insect-based food, within the scope of the ChangeEat!, which is led by the Business and Economic Research Unit of CATÓLICA-LISBON (CUBE) and the CBQF, being an integral part of the European project SUSINCHAIN - SUStainable INsect CHAIN.
The episode had the participation of Ana Costa, Principal Investigator at CUBE and one of the coordinators of the initiative, Maria João Monteiro, Senior Researcher at CBQF and also coordinator of the project, Daniel Sousa, career manager at CBQF and, Bruna Faria, student and vice-president of the Student Association at the Faculty of Biotechnology, who is also one of the participants in the study.
During the episode, different topics related to the ingestion of insects in the food of the future were addressed, where an attempt was made to understand how they will appear in our food and the importance of creating new eating habits, also as a couple, habits that will inevitably be passed on to future generations.
The episode of “Prova Oral” aired on October 17, on Antena 3, and is available on all digital platforms of the program.
You can listen to the episode recorded at CBQF by clicking on the image below: