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Can insects go from pests to popular snack foods?

AP Wire The Washington Post April 16th, 2015   They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you. An increasing number of “entopreneurs” are launching businesses to feed a growing appetite for crickets, mealworms and other edible insects. (“Ento” comes from the Greek word for insect.) These …

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Edible insects fly into spotlight: International conference to promote bugs as a sustainable, healthy delicacy

Graeme Hamilton Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 National Post Crickets are referred to as a gateway bug, one insect-eater says. “They’re very easy to eat. Their flavour profile is a little like cashews.” Fotolia MONTREAL — Insects generally prompt Canadians to reach for the fly swatter or bug spray, but at an international meeting this month …

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