A Derbyshire firm is helping fans of ITV's I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here to set up their own Bush Tucker trials - by selling creepy crawly snacks. The company Crunchy Critters, based in Ilkeston, sells a range of different bugs and insects, which have been sourced from across the world. The firm's founder and director of the venture, Nick Cooper, was inspired to start his business after watching the iconic show. He has said that more and more people are trying its range of edible bugs - and believes that insects could be the answer to future food production challenges. The business sells critters including dehydrated mealworms, crickets, locusts, ants and grasshoppers through its website. But some of them come in different flavours. For example, Crunchy Critters sells chapulines (a type of grasshopper) in both chilli and garlic flavours. It also sells crickets that come in a choice of flavours, such as salt and vinegar or cheese and onion. And it also sells flour made from … [Read more...] about How I’m a Celebrity inspired this Derby firm’s bug-eating business
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I'M A Celebrity is back with a brand new episode and Bushtucker trial TONIGHT. Here's all you need to know about tonight's challenge and a brief look at who has completed the trial so far. Which I'm A Celeb contestant is taking part in tonight's Bushtucker trial? We will see Rita Simons and Malique Thompson-Dwyer take on tonight's Bushtucker trial. They will try to tackle the Drown and Out challenge. This will be boths stars' first ever trial, so it will be an interesting watch. The 42-year-old actress and 20-year-old actor will aim to win as many stars as they can, which will determine how much food their campmates get to eat. What's the Drown and Out challenge? From the name of the challenge, it sounds like the two celebrities might need their swimming costumes. It will see the contestant fighting to stay above water as their tanks are gradually filled up with water. There will also be some sea creatures joining them in the tanks. To get a full look at the challenge, watch TONIGHT's … [Read more...] about Which I’m A Celeb contestant is taking part in tonight’s Bushtucker trial and what’s the Drown and Out challenge?
Anne Hegerty's loved ones say they are worried about her while she stars in I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. The Chase star was selected to take part in a trial on last night's show, the Mirror reports. It all got too much for the celebrity brain box who was sobbing after completing the slime-filled challenge. Concerned family members have broken their silence with fears that the jungle experience could aggravate her autism. Anne's Uncle Richard told the Daily Mail: "I know she will find it difficult, but we are all rooting for her. "t is very much out of her comfort zone and to be honest I am surprised that she agreed to go on the show. "We do wish her well, but given what I have heard it could all be a bit too much for her. It will be very hard and I think we have seen that already. I really do hope she will be okay." Meanwhile, Anne's brother Jon, 55, has taken to Twitter to re-tweet messages of support for his big sister. "I hope everybody watching appreciates just how far … [Read more...] about Anne Hegerty’s loved ones break their silence on her I’m A Celeb meltdown
Anne Hegerty's family have revealed they're worried about the I'm A Celebrity star's wellbeing in the jungle. The Chase star broke down in tears after taking part in a nightmare challenge last night. And now her family have spoken out about how the jungle could trigger her autism. "I know she will find it difficult, but we are all rooting for her," Anne's Uncle Richard, 87, told the Daily Mail from his home in Dorset. "It is very much out of her comfort zone and to be honest I am surprised that she agreed to go on the show. "We do wish her well, but given what I have heard it could all be a bit too much for her. It will be very hard and I think we have seen that already. I really do hope she will be okay." Meanwhile, Anne's brother Jon, 55, has taken to Twitter to re-tweet messages of support for his big sister. "I hope everybody watching appreciates just how far @anne_Hegerty is going outside her comfort zone. I’m proud of her for being so incredibly brave and challenging … [Read more...] about Anne Hegerty’s family break silence after I’m A Celebrity star breaks down
BUSHTUCKER trial is back with its third installment TONIGHT and John Barrowman will be the star facing it. Here's everything you need to know about the challenge. Who is doing the Scary Rose Bushtucker trial on I'm A Celebrity tonight? We will see John Barrowman take on the Scary Rose challenge TONIGHT (Wednesday, November 21). It was between him and Malique Thompson-Dwyer, but public votes determined that he was the one to face it. This will be the actor's first-ever Bushtucker trial on I'm a Celebrity. The 52-year-old will aim to win as many stars as he can which will determine how much food he and his campmates get to eat. Who completed the trial before her? The second ever challenge on the show was tackled by Anne Hegerty. During the Monstrous Monoliths Trial, we saw fish guts, grasshoppers, cockroaches and mealworms dumped on the star. Eventually, she exclaimed: "I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here" and called time on the task. Anne won two stars, so two meals, for Snake … [Read more...] about Who is doing the Scary Rose Bushtucker trial on I’m A Celebrity tonight?