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Gourmet food and beverage offerings take edible insects mainstream

Implications - Once considered the realm of only the most adventurous culinary connoisseurs, gourmet food and beverage offerings infused with insects have propelled such dishes into the mainstream spotlight. Speaking to fears regarding food scarcity and the pursuit of natural sources of protein, the incorporation of insects into food and beverage suggests an evolving consumer understanding of the benefit of anything naturally sourced over man-made, as well as the flexibility of said consumers in attempting to re-position what was previously considered waste.
SCORE: 4.3
Mild Top 4 Examples: 2,182 Total Clicks Jun 15 - Nov 15
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Gourmet Insect Restaurants - This London Restaurant's Mouthwatering Menu is Entirely Bug-Based
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 703 Clicks Pub: Oct 27, 15
Gourmet Insect Restaurants
This London Restaurant's Mouthwatering Menu is Entirely Bug-Based
The thought of an insect restaurant doesn’t necessarily inspire images of gourmet burgers, gooey cookies and other epicurean indulgences, but a new restaurant opening in London, England, is... [More]
Edible Insect Bitters - These Insect-Based Biters are Designed to Be Added to Cocktails
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 178 Clicks Pub: Oct 20, 15
Edible Insect Bitters
These Insect-Based Biters are Designed to Be Added to Cocktails
‘Critter Bitters’ is a line of insect-based bitters that is designed to be added to cocktails. Although nearly two billion people eat insects on a regular basis, the creatures are still... [More]
Insect-Infused Pop-Up Eateries - Rentokil's Traveling 'Pestaurant' Celebrates the Brand's 80 Years
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 1,148 Clicks Pub: Jul 10, 15
Insect-Infused Pop-Up Eateries
Rentokil's Traveling 'Pestaurant' Celebrates the Brand's 80 Years
Pest control brand Rentokil recently celebrated 80 years of business with a clever insect-themed pop-up eatery. The ‘pestaurant’ took place on June 3, also known as Global Pestaurant Day,... [More]
Cricket-Laced Milkshakes - 'Wayback Burgers' Launches an Insect-Infused Milkshake on its Menu
SCORE: 3.7
Untested 153 Clicks Pub: Jun 29, 15
Cricket-Laced Milkshakes
'Wayback Burgers' Launches an Insect-Infused Milkshake on its Menu
Wayback Burgers has created an insect-infused milkshake that uses cricket powder to add protein to each delicious shake. The use of the cricket powder ensures that each shake serves between 96 and... [More]
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