UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has started selling edible insects in 250 of its stores, becoming the first UK supermarket to do so. The barbecue-flavour roasted crickets are made by Eat Grub and contain 68 grams of protein per 100 grams of dried crickets. Eat Grub founder Shami Radia told Sky News, “We're on a mission to show the West that as well as having very strong sustainability and environmental credentials, they are also seriously tasty and shouldn't be overlooked as a great snack or recipe ingredient.”
Read the full story here. See also the Foodsource resource What is a healthy sustainable eating pattern? You may also be interested in the commentary piece Dan Barber: '20 years from now you’ll be eating fast food crickets'.
19 Nov 2018