Are edible insects the food of the future? One Salt Lake City-based company thinks so. Chapul Inc. has cooked up an energy bar with an eye-popping ingredient - crickets.
Chapul Bars come in three flavors - peanut butter, chocolate and Thai - and sell for $2.99 to $3.59 each. They're made from natural ingredients such as dates, agave nectar, coconut, ginger, lime and dark chocolate. And all contain cricket flour.
"Most people don't know that crickets are a rich source of edible protein," said Patrick Crowley, 33, an environmentalist and Chapul's founder. And compared to cows and pigs, crickets are also a more environmentally-friendly source of protein, he said.
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I scream, you scream, we all scream when there are cicadas in the ice cream
I know they are rich in protein, However i still don't want to eat them
I'd try it!
I would rather eat a hemorrhoid.
Those are served next door.
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