1: Where do the insects come from?
We source the best brands worldwide mostly from France, New Zealand and Thailand. We ensure the quality traceability and control.
2: How are the insects killed?
Our suppliers use a freezing process through which the temperature is lowered very quickly, plunging the insects into a state of lethargy. Care is taken to ensure that the process is painless and quick.
3: What do the insects eat?
The Molitor (also known as mealworms or its other name, the miller worm) naturally lives in vegetable flour. The Grasshopper eats plants, leaves and a variety of stems in their natural habitat. Insects are exclusively fed from non-GMO vegetable flour (wheat, oats, soy etc.), non-GMO wheat seedlings and non-GMO vegetables.
4: What are the nutritional qualities of insects?
Insects are naturally rich in protein, minerals, vitamin B12, Omega 3, iron, all 9 of the essential Amino Acids and low in fat and sugars. This makes them a particularly attractive appetizer given that we are used to eating far too much fat and sugar.
5: How do we eat the insects?
Very easy because it is ready-to-eat! They are already seasoned and crispy to the bite. They are best served as an appetizer but could be eaten with a packed lunch or even to decorate a salad. As for the accompanying drinks, this is unrestricted. , and could range from white beer to fresh strawberry smoothie . The only limit is your imagination.
6: How do we store the insects and how long will they keep for?
For optimum storage these should be unopened in their original packaging and kept at ambient temperature, to protect our products from light and moisture. After opening, we recommend consuming your insects quickly to avoid any moisture uptake that might affect the taste and crispiness of the product. Nevertheless you can keep your insects in an airtight container after opening.
7: Are products organic?
Currently, there is no « organic » labeling for insects. However, seasoning is 100% natural and preservative-free.
8: Is there a risks of allergens?
Insects are part of the great family of arthropods, similar to crustaceans. Thus these shells contain chitin, which is in the insect exoskeleton. It is strongly recommended that people who are allergic to shellfish avoid eating edible insects.