Ever thought about eating Caramel Cricket Crunch, Banana Worm Bread or Deep-Fried Tarantula?
Over 2 billion people around the world regularly eat insects. In some parts of the world children your age are snacking on worm spring rolls, cricket rice or ice cream flavored with insect powder.
Edible insects are:
- High in proteins, vitamins and minerals
- Provide people with a job and a source of income, using traditional skills and knowledge that have been are passed down from generations to generations.
- Provide a link between nature and the environment. In most of the countries, insects are still collected in the nature, although there is a growing industry based on farming insects.