'Crunchy but sawdust-like': Our verdict on edible insects

Found on BBC News on Monday, 19 November 2018
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The manufacturer markets the snack as "more sustainable than pork scratchings" and "more exciting than a crisp". However, sadly I'm not convinced it is as tasty.

Eat Grub says that gram-for-gram its dried crickets contain more protein than beef, chicken and pork, as well as minerals like iron and calcium.

Unlike the production of meat, bugs do not use up large amounts of land, water or feed, and insect farming also produces far fewer greenhouse gases.

They could always sell insects in a processed form, like flour. That can make adoption easier.