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  • 3 Weird Foods That Found Their Place in the American Diet

    Think eating insects is weird? You’re not alone, but chances are you’d be surprised how many foods Americans currently eat that, at one point, were as undesirable as crickets. Whether we realize it or not, many of our food preferences aren’t based on taste at all, but rather on social…

  • Rosemary Cricket Stuffed Mushrooms with 100% Cricket Powder

    Stuffed mushrooms seem to be universally loved, and for good reason. They’re easy to make and yet still impressive looking, and are versatile enough to pretty much add whatever you want. Cue: 100% Cricket Powder and cricket stuffed mushrooms! If you haven’t tried cooking with cricket powder before, this recipe…

  • Who Eats Bugs?

    Short Answer: Everyone. If you were tempted to answer this question with “monkeys” or “frogs”, you wouldn’t be wrong—but you’d be omitting the billions of humans that eat bugs regularly. In fact, more than 1,000 species of insects are consumed across more than 80% of the world’s nations. That’s a…

  • Expo West 2017 Trends: The Future is Bright for Edible Insects

    Considering that eating insects isn’t exactly what you’d call mainstream here in the U.S., we at Lithic are all about new and unique trends in food. Natural Products Expo West—the world’s largest organic, natural, and healthy products event—is the ideal place to observe those trends. Over the weekend, more than…

  • Lithic Guest Lectures With Denver University MBA Students

    **Co-Founders Dave and Lars, along Professor Broady and her talented MBA students As Lithic charges in to 2017, we were grateful to have the opportunity to guest lecture at the prestigious Daniels College of Business, at Denver University. Our time flew as these bright minds offered us feedback based on our…

  • 4 Reasons you SHOULD start a business with a family member

    "DON'T START A BUSINESS WITH YOUR BROTHER," they said. I heard it more than a few times. The horror stories of stress breaking up family ties, and how money can tear brothers or sisters apart. Few people had concrete constructive criticism back when this was all an idea, but were…

  • “Crickstart my Heart”

    Welp, what a journey it's been.  From mom's kitchen and experimental flavors to building an FDA registered clean room and developing our professional packaging - it's brought feelings of anxiety, excitement, frustration, confidence, and everything in between. Officially launching our Kickstarter campaign is a milestone that marks the true beginning of…

  • Eating Crickets for Protein: Taste the bug that can change the world

    So you've probably heard about it by now; people are beginning to warm up to the idea that bugs can be an appetizing food. While it may seem like a new concept here in America, over 80% of the global population is doing it and has been doing it for…

  • U.S. Raised Chicken Sent to China, Then Back to U.S.

    By Lars Baugh, CEO and Co-Founder of Lithic Nutrition   Do you know how your food is sourced and processed? We believe that our customers have the right to know where the fuel for their bodies is being sourced and how it is produced. Can the same be said about other…

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