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Why companies are mass-producing edible insects

Around the world, two billion people eat insects regularly. In the US and Europe? Not so much. But today, some entrepreneurs think it’s time that changed.

This video takes a tour of the startup cricket farms trying to kickstart a new industry and makes the case for snacking on insects.

Born on a robotic farm, raised in a big tub, frozen into cricket bricks, then finally roasted and flavoured. Is this a new wave quirky snack… or an authentic food revolution?

View the original video here.

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