BUG BAG

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BUG BAG

£7.49

HIGH PROTEIN SNACK

A selection of edible insects that includes Acheta Crickets, Silkworms, Gryllus Crickets and Sago worms. Great on their own or add to salads and pasta dishes. Great fun with the kids – why not have your very own bush tucker challenge.

The insects can be eaten straight from the bag.

Ingredients: Acheta Crickets, Silkworms, Gryllus Crickets and Sago worms

Net Weight 20g

Gryllus Crickets and Acheta Crickets are popular edible insect in Thailand. They are usually prepared by frying in oil and seasoning with soy sauce and pepper.

Our crickets are raised on professional commercial farms. They are fed a healthy diet of mixed grains and vegetables and raised in clean hygienic conditions. They are processed at our FDA approved factory. Our crickets are 100% natural, no preservatives, artificial colours or flavours have been added. High in protein and also a good source of Vitamin B2 and iron. 

Information based on 100g (0.22 pounds)
Protein: 67.8g
Calories from fat 164 kcal/100g
Calories 457 kcal/100g
Saturated Fat: 5.6g
Total Fat: 18.2g
Trans-fatty acid 0.14g
Carbohdrate 5.5g
Calcium:125mg
Fiber:0.5g
Total sugar as invert 2.8g
Carbohydrate:5.5g
Vitamin B12 3.2 mg
Iron 5.04mg
Cholesterol 453.1

Sago worm, Larvae of Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus, is considered a delicacy in much of Southeast Asia. “Sago Delight”,or “Fried Sago Worms” are considered a speciality in Malaysia, although versions of this dish can be found in many Southeast Asian countries and Papua New Guinea, where it is regarded as a delicacy. Sago grubs have been described as creamy tasting when raw, and like bacon or meat when cooked. They are often prepared with sago flour. In New Guinea, sago worms are roasted on a spit to celebrate special occasions. They are eaten either raw or roasted, and are regarded as a special high-nutrient meal among most Sarawak tribes such as the Melanau and the Dayak. The Asmat, Korowai and Kombai peoples of southern New Guinea also hold the larva in high regard as a food source.

Our bags contain approximately 4-5 large dehydrated and seasoned sago worms.

Nutritional Composition Sago Worm Larvae per 100g sample

Protein 25.8g

Fat 38.5g

Ash 2.1g

Carbohydrates 33.2g

Energy (kcal) 583

Silkworms have an awful lot going for them. Not only are they used to make sumptuous Thai silk garments but their pupae by-products are tasty too! Sometimes, when you feel like a late-night snack and nothing else will quite hit the mark, you find yourself craving the larvae of the domesticated silk moth. What else?

Silkworms have a crunchy exterior and, reportedly, the taste and texture of mashed potato inside when fresh! Ours can be eaten straight from the bag and are low in fat, high in protein and a great source of essential fatty acids. The nutritional alternative to toast and biscuits.

Nutritional content of Silkworm pupae (Bombyx mori) per 100g sample

Protein 55g

Fat  8.5g

Fiber 6g

Carbohydrates 25.43g

Energy content – 389.60 (Kcal/100g)

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