WHY EAT BUGS
Our cricket protein contains contains 329% more protein than beef.
Save 650 000 liters water per year by eating cricket protein.
Crickets require a lot less food than conventional livestock
The efficiency of cricket production compared to conventional livestock.
12 X less feed than cattle
Four X less feed than sheep
Half the feed that is needed for pork and poultry
3. Land Sustainability
If we switch 50% of our animal product consumption to cricket-flour we can save a landmass 70 X the size of the UK.
4. Greenhouse gas emissions
The fact is, our food contributes a lot to greenhouse gases. And, to be more precise, 18 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions come from livestock.
Crickets emitt just 1 gram GHG per the production of 1 kilo protein while other release:
- Chickens 300 grams GHG
- Pigs 1130 grams GHG
- Cattle 2280 grams GHG
5. Cricket powder & Your Health
Getting your protein from crickets could lower your serum LDL cholesterol. Even more, It may improve gut health and reduce systemic inflammation.
- Measured on a family of 4 people, eating cricket protein 1/day a week
- based on how much feed is needed in order to produce 1 kilo weight increase in crickets compared to other livestock.