The potential for edible insects as a food industry

 

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Roasted crickets and cricket energy bars.
Credit: University of Adelaide

Could edible insects help global food security?

Date:
June 8, 2017
Source:
University of Adelaide
Summary:
Australian consumers are taking part in a research study to help realize the potential for edible insects as a food industry. Consumer attitudes are being put to the test with an offering of roasted crickets and ants, mealworm cookies and cricket energy bars.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.