Crickets tipped to replace kale, acai, blueberries as mainstream superfoods in 2022

February 8th, 2022

ABC Online, Other, 07/02/2022, Lucy Cooper Tanya Murphy
There’s been a buzz about the nutritional benefits of insects for years, but 2022 is the year creepy-crawlies are finally tipped to make it onto mainstream supermarket shelves. Eighty per cent of the world’s population already eat insects as a part of their everyday diet. […] “Insects can be reared on food that would otherwise be lost in production systems, so we can recover some of that food waste or food loss and rear insects on those,” Professor Michelle Colgrave leader of CSIRO future protein mission explains.

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