Did You Know~ Insect Facts

8 Crunchy Facts About Insects – You Probably Didn’t Know

1. You need 22,000 Liters to produce 1 kilo of beef, and 1 Liter to produce 1 kilo of crickets

2. 2 Billion people regularly eat insects

3. We already eat insects. There are small parts in many foods. You eat 450-900 grams per year of insects.

4. In ancient Greece, cicadas were a luxury snack

5. Insects are an excellent source of high quality protein (up to 80%)

6. Mealworm tastes like roasted nuts, Locusts taste like shrimp

7. There are 1900 types of edible insects on Earth

8. In Uganda crickets are considered a delicacy

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