Innovators in the food market are always on the hunt for the next sensational superfood and Gryllies aims to revolutionize the way individuals nourish themselves with cricket protein. The company, kickstarted by Queens' University's QCSI program, is dedicated to giving future-forward alternatives to pasta sauce. The solution — some might find it too daring, is infusing the traditional tomato sauce with powdered cricket protein.
It is reported that the flour itself has a "faint nuttiness" to it, however, when added into a pasta dish, the taste is described by CEO Ester Jiang as "unlike anything she’s tried to date." Albeit cricket protein might take some time to prove itself as a sustainable alternative to beef or chicken, the future-friendly notion behind is in incredibly promising.
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