A unique, culinary experience for your guests!

Insect are delicious, easy to prepare and create an awesome experience for your guests. Stand out with our innovative products!
Get in touch with us and learn more about our products and our offers.

What gastronomes are saying

«The feedback from our guest is always positive. The majority is surprised about the great taste of insects.»– Roger Greiner, operations manager Bug a Thai (Klara, Basel)
«We have real Insect balls enthusiasts among the guests. For the planning of our offer and the introduction of new menus, we further experienced great support form Essento.» – Ivo Zwicker, Operational head Rice Up!

Discover our restaurant finder, which shows the restaurants already offering Essento products and benefiting from the rising demand of alternative proteins.


Our product-range

Essento Skewer & Grasshoppers
Essento Insect Burger
Essento Insect Falafel Balls
Essento Protein Insect Bar
Crickets
Mealworms
Cricket flour
Insect snack
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Essento Grasshopper Skewer

Surprise your guests with our Essento Grasshopper Skewer. The delicious taste of the Locusta (grasshoppers) harmonises excellent with the homemade Teriyaki marinade and makes each apero or starter salad memorable.
Even the preparation is very simple: in the oven for 8 minutes at 180°C.

You want to create something yourself with insects? You can create a tasty dish with frozen Locusta (grasshoppers).

Product sheet Essento Grasshoppers (in German)
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Essento Insect Burger

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The Essento Insect Burger is based on Tenebrio (mealworms). We added all-natural ingredients like vegetables, spices and bulgur. Ideal for the preparation of burgers in a bun with salad, sprouts and a tasty sauce – also easy to grill!

Product sheet Essento Insect Burger (in German)
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Essento Insect Falafel

N E W  R E C I P E !

The Essento Insect Falafel is based on Tenebrio (mealworms), chickpeas, onions, vegetables and delicious spices like coriander and turmeric. They taste very delicious combined with fresh vegetables and a yogurt sauce in a pita bread, as an appetizer or a topping on a salad.

Product sheet Essento Insect Falafel (in German)
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Essento Insect Protein Bars

The Essento Insect Protein Bars are probably the first protein bars, which really do taste good. They are based on high-quality insect proteins and only contain all-natural ingredients, no whey proteins. They are hand-made with love by us in Zurich. Available in two flavours: Berry Coconut & Raw Chocolate.

Product sheet Essento Protein Insect Bars (in German)
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Crickets

Acheta (crickets) show an interesting nutritional composition: A high protein share, essential minerals and unsaturated fatty acids. The taste persuades as well and reminds of popcorn. Whether as a topping, a snack or processed in a sweet pastry: The culinary options with crickets are as diverse as their nutrients.

Product sheet Crickets (in German)
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Mealworms

Tenebrio (mealworms) have a nutty flavour and make therefore a perfect topping in a salad, in a soup or process into a delicious dessert. The ideal ingredient to create an eye-catcher and a tasteful experience for your guests.

Product sheet mealworms (in German)

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Cricket flour

Cricket flour can be used in cakes, pastry or brownies, as nutrients boost to refine a bread, quiche or pancake dough. Even hand-made pasta, empanadas, crispbread or tortillas get a special add-on when cricket flour is added. There are no boundaries for your ideas.

Product sheet cricket flour (in German)
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Snack

Our snacks that are ready to serve contain seasoned crickets (paprika) and mealworms (salted & paprika). They are not only an eye-catcher – but they persuade also from a culinary perspective and provide a healthy and tasty alternative to peanuts or crisps.

Product sheet Snack (in German)

We deliver our products all over Switzerland with our logistics partner (see delivery conditions).

For questions about our products, please contact melchior@essento.ch

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Downloads:

Assortment list (in German)
Label “Insects Inside”

Comment about the label: Can be used on your menu, website etc. More info about the label are available in our blog.

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