Insects nature | Starter set package

CHF 29.40

Inkl. MwSt., exkl. Versandkosten.

Have you always wanted to try insects? With this package you are well equipped for culinary experiments in your kitchen.

The set contains:

1x Tenebrio (mealworm) 50g
1x Acheta (cricket) 30g
1x Locusta (grasshopper) 20g

Product description

Consumption

You can snack the insects straight from the package, spice them up with some spices, rehydrate them or roast them in a pan with a little oil.
Read more tips & tricks for preparation on our  Blog. You can find our best recipes here.

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Ingredients
  • Tenebrio 50g: Dried Tenebrio molitor (mealworm)
  • Achtea 30g: Dried Acheta domesticus (cricket)
  • Locusta 20g: Dried Locusta migratoria (grasshopper)

The insects are sourced from the EU and are breed for human consumption under controlled conditions. For the selection of the insect farmers, we pay close attention to the standards of animal welfare, organic feed that does not compete with human food as well as the energy efficiency. The use of antibiotics, hormones or medicines is not tolerated in our breeding farms.  

Nutritional value
per 100 gTenebrioAchetaLocusta
Energy550 kcal465 kcal559 kcal
Fat
hereof: saturated fatty acids 
37.2 g
9.0 g
20.9 g
7.85 g
38.1 g
13.1 g
Carbohydrates 5.4 g5.5 g1.1 g
Protein45.1 g64.2 g48.2 g
Fibre6.5 g4.4 g8.4 g
Salt0.37 g0.3 g0.43 g

 

Allergy information

Insects can contain traces of gluten. People with allergies to crustaceans and molluscs and/or dust mite can have an allergic reaction to the consumption of insects. 

Further Informartions

Notice:

Remove the large hind legs (due to the barbs) and ground them to use them as a protein powder. The wings can be eaten or fried in oil to make tasty chips.  

Store your insects and insect products in dark, cool and dry location in their package or in a securely closed container. 

For reasons of health protection and hygiene, there is no right of withdrawal after opening the sealed packaging.

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