Adventures with Aketta, Tales of Eating Crickets

Our blog features our personal experiences with using Aketta crickets and cricket powder, along with stories from others who have tried our products for a variety of reasons, from health to performance to sustainability!

Interested in other topics? Shoot me a line at blog@aspirefg.com and we will try to address these in future blog posts!

How Much Protein is in a Cricket?

by Vincent Vitale in Education of Crickets
Eating bugs isn't something that's new. However, not many people know how much protein is in a cricket. Aketta crickets are an excellent source of well-balanced protein and nutrients. And they have a much smaller impact on the environment than traditional livestock. So you can feel good, and do good for the planet at the same time.
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Food System: Defined

by Vincent Vitale in Education of Crickets
A food system is the path that food travels from conception in the field all the way to digestion in the stomach. This includes the growing, harvesting, processing, packaging, transporting, marketing, consuming, and disposing of food. Also included is the inputs needed and outputs generated at each step of the process
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Sustainable Agriculture: The history you need to know that’s shaping the future

by Vincent Vitale in Education of Crickets
Over time agriculture has dramatically changed. Once World War II ended food and fiber productivity soared due in large part to new technology. There was also a dramatic increase in chemical use and maximizing production. This shifted the landscape for who produced the majority of the food in the U.S.
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Food Source: Defined

by Vincent Vitale in Education of Crickets
Most food originates from several different species of plants. Some food is obtained directly from the plants themselves; but even the animals used as food sources are raised on feed that derives from plants. Cereal grain is a popular food source that provides more food worldwide than any other type of crop.
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