1 Sep 2023

Insects as food trend not taking off in Aotearoa

From Afternoons, 1:15 pm on 1 September 2023

For a while now we've been looking at insects as a menu item for not only it's high protein value to our diets but because they don't need a lot of land to be produced and they have a tiny little insect sized carbon footprint.

But those factors don't appear to be enough to convince people to put more crickets on their plates!  

AgResearch and Lincoln University researcher and PHD student Caitlin Hyde has been researching the insects as food trend.

Crickets on a plate

Crickets on a plate Photo: Takeaway

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