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Asian investors to bet on bugs as the future of food

Asian venture capitalists are exploring whether insects and lab-grown meat can help meet Asia’s growing food appetite.

Shanghai-based Bits x Bites, the search for sustainable food has extended to silkworms. Last year, the company invested in Bugsolutely, a local startup that is developing insect-based snacks.  It  made its name selling cricket-based pasta which was rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. This prompted the company to infuse snacks with silkworm powder in popular flavors.”

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