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  1. Dumnonia
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    17 Nov '18 15:00
    Sainsbury's has become the first UK high street supermarket to stock edible insects.

    Barbecue-flavour roasted crickets are being put on sale in 250 stores across the country from Sunday.

    The Eat Grub's "smoky BBQ crunchy roasted crickets" are described as "crunchy in texture with a rich smoky flavour".

    Packets of the insects will cost £1.50.

    https://news.sky.com/story/sainsburys-launches-150-edible-insect-range-in-uk-supermarket-first-11556476
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    17 Nov '18 15:28
    @divegeester said
    Sainsbury's has become the first UK high street supermarket to stock edible insects.

    Barbecue-flavour roasted crickets are being put on sale in 250 stores across the country from Sunday.

    The Eat Grub's "smoky BBQ crunchy roasted crickets" are described as "crunchy in texture with a rich smoky flavour".

    Packets of the insects will cost £1.50.

    https://news.sky.com/story/sainsburys-launches-150-edible-insect-range-in-uk-supermarket-first-11556476
    My partner's son, living in Japan, always brings back edible insect goodies along with some other "different" delicacies when he comes home. I love food.
  3. SubscriberMudfinger
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    18 Nov '18 02:20
    @great-big-stees said
    My partner's son, living in Japan, always brings back edible insect goodies along with some other "different" delicacies when he comes home. I love food.
    Do you have a favorite or one that you at first thought 'no way' and it turned out to be a nice surprise?
  4. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    18 Nov '18 03:19
    @great-big-stees said
    My partner's son, living in Japan, always brings back edible insect goodies along with some other "different" delicacies when he comes home. I love food.
    He gets them past Customs!?

    You can't bring anything like that into NZ.
    Not even allowed muddy boots in your luggage!
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    18 Nov '18 15:09
    @wolfgang59 said
    He gets them past Customs!?

    You can't bring anything like that into NZ.
    Not even allowed muddy boots in your luggage!
    He has never had any issues.
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    18 Nov '18 15:10
    @mudfinger said
    Do you have a favorite or one that you at first thought 'no way' and it turned out to be a nice surprise?
    There is a skewered squid thingy that looks like "hell" but tastes yummy.
  7. Subscribermoonbus
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    21 Nov '18 21:17
    @divegeester said
    Sainsbury's has become the first UK high street supermarket to stock edible insects.

    Barbecue-flavour roasted crickets are being put on sale in 250 stores across the country from Sunday.

    The Eat Grub's "smoky BBQ crunchy roasted crickets" are described as "crunchy in texture with a rich smoky flavour".

    Packets of the insects will cost £1.50.

    https://news.sky.com/story/sainsburys-launches-150-edible-insect-range-in-uk-supermarket-first-11556476
    Doubtless the flavor is entirely due to the sauce; the cricket contributes only crunchiness. I’ll take BBQ crisps instead, thanks.
  8. Standard memberkaroly aczel
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    22 Nov '18 00:23
    @moonbus said
    Doubtless the flavor is entirely due to the sauce; the cricket contributes only crunchiness. I’ll take BBQ crisps instead, thanks.
    what about the protein?
  9. Subscribermoonbus
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    22 Nov '18 09:34
    @karoly-aczel said
    what about the protein?
    Crisps with guacamole.
  10. Subscriberbadradger
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    22 Nov '18 16:59
    @divegeester said
    Sainsbury's has become the first UK high street supermarket to stock edible insects.

    Barbecue-flavour roasted crickets are being put on sale in 250 stores across the country from Sunday.

    The Eat Grub's "smoky BBQ crunchy roasted crickets" are described as "crunchy in texture with a rich smoky flavour".

    Packets of the insects will cost £1.50.

    https://news.sky.com/story/sainsburys-launches-150-edible-insect-range-in-uk-supermarket-first-11556476
    Quorn is a Bacteria, and they tried in many countries to pass it of as a fungi, many countries banned its sale until they changed the false advertisement, now it is a billion dollar product so bring on the Bugs.
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