DR AARON DOSSEY, founder, All Things Bugs: Edible insects are ready for prime time
By Elaine Watson
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While cost is a barrier – and regulatory issues need ironing out – mainstream food manufacturers are “way more open” to using edible insects than you would think, says the founder of the world’s largest insect-based food ingredient manufacturer, All Things Bugs.
“We’re having conversations with a lot of food manufacturers in baked goods, snacks, protein powders, and even mainstream food manufacturers have been way more open to this than you would probably think,” says Dr Aaron Dossey. “Perceptions would change quickly if a well-known brand were to launch a product with cricket powder.”