Are edible insects the next essential ingredient and the next food industry to boom?
Nutritionists and food scientists suggest we should indulge in a diet of creepy crawlies.
When you learn about the dietary benefits that creepy crawlies offer, it’s not hard to see why. Insects, particularly crickets — which form the bulk of the current marketing offering — are a rich source of protein, essential amino acids and minerals, and low in saturated fats and carbohydrates. Tiny crickets also do not drain on environmental resources to the same extent as other high protein food products do from meat, cheese, milk and eggs.
Follow this article published by Australian Food News. Are edible insects the next industry to boom?