Foods that include some type of bug in the ingredients just keeps popping up in the news. An Oregon based company, Cricket Flours LLC just introduced Cricket Salt, a new seasoning product made from Himalayan Pink Salt with a dash of crispy crickets.
The little cricket is made up of about 65% protein. A typical serving size is 3.5 ounces (not sure how many crickets that is but it would have to be quite a large pile of them) and contains about 13 grams of protein and about 121 calories. That is the protein equivalent of about 2 large eggs.
The Cricket Flours company is using crickets as an alternative protein source to replace wheat and dairy products. You can visit their website and learn more about their products which include Pure Cricket Powder, five flavors of Roasted Crickets, and even a Cricket Protein powder. If you are looking for a alternative protein source then you can just hop online at purchase them on Amazon.com Cricket Flour. FYI all the crickets used in their products were raised in North America.