Entotarians’ Emerging Diet Creating Wide Range of
, 2022-09-12 07:00:00,
United States, Rockville MD, Sept. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, reveals that the global edible insects market is currently valued at US$ 3.2 billion and is expected to expand at a high CAGR of 18.5% between 2022 and 2032.
Entotarians (one whose diet includes insects but no other meats) is a novel concept that came into existence as a problem solver to feed the estimated 10 billion people that the world will have in some years. The growing number of entotarians has intensified the demand for edible insects. In addition, due to consumer desire for more sustainable and alternative food and feed products, the use of edible insects has been gradually developing. For instance, around 2,000 insect species are already consumed regularly by people and domestic animals across the world owing to their high protein, healthy fat, mineral, and vitamin content.
Fact.MR has analyzed that food manufacturers have seized this chance to enter the market and create a variety of products. The availability of various product types, including protein bars, edible insect snacks, mealworm cookies, cricket pasta, and honey caterpillar croquettes is gaining consumer attention.
Furthermore, the medical and production benefits related to edible insects are promoting their acceptance among both, manufacturers and consumers. For instance, insect farming for protein production requires less land and water, which further leads to…
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