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Bread and confectionery made using dried crickets are in high demand in Japan due to their novelty and also because consumers are becoming increasingly interested in insect-based foods, which have a smaller environmental footprint compared, for example, with beef and other livestock products and therefore are considered to be sustainable foods.

Foods using insects are also drawing attention worldwide as key sources of protein in the future.

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