Insects as Food

Good for you

Eating insects is good for you. Insects have an very interesting nutrient profile. This makes them an exciting ingredient that should not be missing in a healthy, balanced diet.

Protein

Insects contain protein, comparable to fish and meat in quality as well as quantity.

Source: Rumpold, B. A., & Schlüter, O. K. (2013).

Vitamins

Insects contain valuable vitamins, like A, B and B12.

Source: Williams, J. P., Williams, J. R., Kirabo, A., Chester, D., & Peterson, M. (2016).

Minerals

Insects are rich in iron, zinc, potassium and calcium.

Source: Williams, J. P., Williams, J. R., Kirabo, A., Chester, D., & Peterson, M. (2016).

Unsaturated fatty acids

Insects contain unsaturated fatty acids similar to fish, avocado and nuts.

Source: Williams, J. P., Williams, J. R., Kirabo, A., Chester, D., & Peterson, M. (2016).

Entomophagy

Already today, more than 2 billion people eat insect on a regular basis – for excellent reasons. Also in western cultures, more and more people choose to eat delicious and nutritious insects.

Good for the planet

Edible insects can be farmed with very few ressources. This makes them a particularly sustainable source of protein, which can make an important contribution against climate change.

Questions and answers

Do you still have questions about insect consumption or our products? We’ve answered the most frequently asked questions for you.

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