We spend a lot of time boasting about the long list of benefits that come with adding crickets to our diet. However, we don't really discuss where the crickets we use come from and how they are farmed. For that reason, we have decided to dedicate this entire blog post to cricket farming!
You asked Google your questions about crickets and cricket powder, so we've taken it upon us to give you the answers you are looking for. Without further ado, here are the answers to the 10 most popular questions about crickets and cricket powder!
Due to its many health and environmental benefits, insect consumption, called entomophagy, is becoming more and more mainstream. Cricket is rich in protein, calcium, iron, vitamin B12 and many other nutrients, which makes it an interesting alternative for animal protein. However, this new trend also brings new questions. There is a debate about whether crickets can feel pain and therefore suffer from their harvesting. Several studies have been led to try and tackle this issue.
Our pets bring us so much joy, and our connection to them brings us back to the simple and natural world, which can sometimes be difficult to find in an urban environment. More and more people have dogs - over 47% of households in North America! It is clear how much we love to have them in our lives! And all these dogs must be fed, leading to a thriving pet food industry. Sales in the dog food market in Canada reached $1.2 billion last year, which is a lot of dog food!