From yucky to yum: creepy crawlies are bug business


From yucky to yum: creepy crawlies are bug business

The buzz is all about insects as food - and it's a no-brainer when it comes to nutrition and health

Edible insects tick all the boxes when it comes to nutrition, health and sustainability – but these creepy-crawlies are yet to tick the preference box.

Ivan Marias, managing director of waste management service ProtiCycle, said once people got past the “yucky stage”, they would appreciate the many benefits insects had.

His insect farm breeds and produces black soldier fly larvae that are used mainly for animal feed...

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