Cricket powder from Norwood’s Entomo Farms now in Loblaw stores | kawarthaNOW
"Cricket condos" at Norwood's Entomo Farms, North America's first and largest insect farm for human consumption. Crickets need 12 times less feed than cattle, four times less feed than sheep, and half as much feed as pigs and broiler chickens to produce the same amount of protein. (Photo: Entomo Farms)
Six-legged livestock - sustainable food production - ScienceBlog.com
Cricket meat is more sustainable than chicken meat. In most cases, cricket production had a lower impact than broiler chicken production. But it depends on feed. While crickets consume plant matter in the wild, farmers started to use commercial chicken feeds (using corn and soy) because they saw that the crickets grew faster.