Insects as Food
Eating insects? Absolutely – there are good reasons to try it!
Already today, more than 2 billion people eat insect on a regular basis – for excellent reasons. Also in western cultures, more and more people choose to eat delicious and nutritious insects.
Good for you
With high-quality proteins, many unsaturated fatty acids and important vitamins and minerals, edible insects have an extremely interesting nutritional profile, and are a useful addition to a healthy and balanced diet.
Good for the planet
Edible insects can be farmed with very few ressources. This makes them a particularly sustainable source of protein, which can make an important contribution against climate change.
Insects are surprisingly delicious.
In many countries food insects are considered a delicacy. In Europe, too, more and more people are discovering the culinary potential of insects, amongst them more and more top chefs of renowned restaurants.
More than 2 billion people cannot be wrong.
More than 2 billion people already eat insect on a regular basis. Especially in Asia, Central and Latin America, a wide variety of insect species are part of the traditional diet.