Bitty Foods Cricket Flour and Cookies
Ever since the United Nations published a report in 2013 touting the massive benefits of edible insect consumption and urging Western Nations to get on board, interest in the subject has surged. You are probably thinking “Has it? I hadn’t noticed”. As a former biologist and insect lover (aka:nerd) I have definitely noticed this particular trend and apparently so has Bitty Foods.
Bitty Food’s mission, according to their website, is simple. “We make delicious foods with cricket flour”. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on some of their products. The idea of eating insects as a source of protein is something I have been interested in and excited about for some time now and I was delighted to receive a bag of baking flour blend and a package of cookies from Bitty Foods. At $20 per pound for the flour blend and $10 for a bag of cookies, it’s not cheap. I was curious to find out if their products were worth the money.