European supermarket chain sells food made with insects
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If you’re not sure about creepy crawlies then Swiss supermarket Coop’s newest offering might not be for you, offering customers a range of food that feature insects as a key ingredient. The food, supplied by startup company Essento, include mealworms, crickets and grasshoppers. Two-and-a-half years in the making, Essento’s two innovative insect-based products are a burger and the conspicuously named insect balls. Aside from the flourworms, the Essento Insect Burger also contains rice and vegetables such as turnip, celery and leeks and various spices such as oregano and chilli. The Essento Insect Balls are composed of flourworms, chickpeas, onions, garlic and spices such…
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