Expanding Diversity in Agriculture — Pass the Chocolate Covered Crickets

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Opinion

In case you haven’t heard, the 2013 winners of the Hult Prize (a $1M prize to help entrepreneurs start a proposed business) is a group of students from McGill, who have addressed this year’s theme, “The Global Food Crisis,” with — you guessed it —crickets! Aspire Food Group aims to grow, prepare and sell edible insects. Currently, their main product is a fortified flour, which mixes wheat, cassava or corn flour with the wholesome goodness of ground crickets. Aspire’s other products include roasted pepper and lime cricket chips, health supplements and cricket/grain meal for chickens (poultry that is, not those of you…

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