Food of the future? Look at the facts…
With an ever-increasing world population, current farming practices are simply unsustainable – alternative sources of protein are essential for the very survival of both humans and the planet. In addition to their impressive nutritional profile – high in protein, healthy fats and dietary fibre as well as rich in vitamins and minerals – insects emit fewer greenhouse gases and require less land and water to produce than cattle making them an ideal food of the future.
For the most comprehensive information to date click on this link to view the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations report:
‘Edible Insects: Future prospects for food and feed security’.