Frequently asked questions

Answers to better understand cricket powder...

Why choose a bread containing cricket powder?

Because cricket flour, which is actually a cricket powder, since it doesn’t contain starch, is a superfood with many benefits. Our cricket powder bread is a source of protein and fibre, is high in vitamin B12 and contains other vitamins and minerals. Take the example of chitin in cricket powder, a fibre that promotes good bacteria in the intestine and helps reduce inflammation in the body. Our protein bread is also an excellent eco-friendly alternative to meat.

Is eating crickets safe for humans?

Crickets are a reliable and clean source of food, subject to Canadian government food standards and regulations, which means that those who produce cricket-based aliments must handle them under the same hygienic conditions imposed for any other food. The quality and potential of this food is one of the reasons it has been recommended by FAO for several years.

Why is vitamin B12 important?

Vitamin B12, also known as Cobalamin, is an essential vitamin, that is, it’s not produced by the body and must therefore be supplied by our diet. When there is a deficiency of vitamin B12, among others, the following symptoms are felt: weakness, lack of energy and nausea. Also, it can lead to certain forms of anemia and mood disorders, and in more serious cases memory loss or even dementia. It contributes significantly to proper cell functioning including their growth and division, to nervous system balance, and to red blood cells formation just to name a few of its functions.

Why would someone with seafood allergies be allergic to crickets?

Because, as crustaceans, crickets are also invertebrates. They belong to the family of arthropods such as shrimps and lobsters, characterized by their exoskeleton and segmented body.

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