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8 Fun Facts About Insects You Probably Didn’t Know

The following are 8 Fun Facts About Insects that we have collected for you in a lovely slide deck.

Did you know that insects are an excellent source of high quality protein? They are! There are probably a lot of things that you didn’t know about insects and how they are paving the way for a more sustainable food-source in our future.

Let us know if you have any to add!

 

 


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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