Follow us as we put these products to the test and try cricket protein powder, chocolate covered insects, and cricket protein bars…
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon chia seeds
2 tablespoons cricket powder
1 tablespoon almond butter
½ cup frozen blueberries
And the review:
Who eats bugs, anyway?
And on the business side of things…
The Bottom Line:
Around the world, people have adopted insects as a protein source for many years. But, in the United States, it is just beginning to get some attention. If you are curious, head out to one of the many restaurants that feature bugs in their dishes— or visit Edible Insects, Chapul, Exo Protein, or Entomo Farms for some healthy bug treats. You may be surprised!
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