December 24, 2017

A major Finnish food company has taken a major step in introducing insect based foods to Finland by producing the insect bread.

A single loaf if comprised of 70 dried house crickets which are then ground into powder and added to the flour.

The company says they taste good and fresh and given the nation’s positive attitude towards insects, it’s likely to be a success.

The UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation is pushing for insects to become a source of human food, promoting their nutritional benefits and that they release less greenhouse gases and ammonia than most livestock so they are better for the environment as a food source.

Insects also require less land and money to cultivate.  Read more at http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/finnish-supermarkets-selling-bread-made-insects-one-loaf-contains-70-dried-house-crickets-markus-a8076881.html

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