Futurists have been predicting that humanity will begin to tap the large potential of insects as a renewable and sustainable food source for years. Now it is happening in China.
Some cockroach farmers sell their insects to restaurants to be made into dishes such as cockroach sushi. Photo. Hundreds of cockroach farmers across China are unleashing the insects’ potential in the country’s war on waste, in medicine, and deep or stir-fried By Yujing Liu South China Posr Excerpt: At a facility in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, three billion cockroaches are eating 15 tonnes of kitchen waste each day to solve the long-time environmental problem of what to do with mountains of discarded food. And as restaurants selling cockroach dishes emerge across China, envisioning a future in which […]