If you’re browsing our website looking for edible insects, or even a little bug candy treat, then perhaps we don’t need to tell you all that’s good about eating nature’s littlest creations. Insects and bugs have been a delicacy across the world and very popular here in Thailand for very many years, but in Western countries there are few places you will find edible insects for sale.
But for the doubters amongst us, who aren’t sure about eating something new and different, then here’s why the world needs edible bugs and insects.
World hunger would be less imminent if we all ate bugs In fact, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (UN) have been researching ways to introduce edible insects in to Europe via livestock feed but also to encourage the uptake of eating bugs to Western country inhabitants. The UN wants Europeans to accept edible bugs as part of their diets as an alternative source of protein. (more…)