FAQ

Here you will find a list of the most common FAQ and the answer for each of them. Read through to learn more about edible insects and, if you still have doubts you'd wish to clarify, do not hesitate to contact us for further information.


There are approximately 1,462 recorded edible insects according to Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

It depends on our individual taste buds. Based on feedback given by our customers, our worms taste like dried shrimp with a nutty and sweet finish.

Edible insects tend to be high in protein and low in carbs.
To compare between 100 grams of ground beef and worms: beef contains 30 grams of protein, while worms provide 55 grams of protein.

You can learn about the care of insect-breeding and harvest them at home. But to ensure safety and hygiene of the foods & feed you put on your plate, you should only purchase from trusted and reliable sources like Protenga.

A mealworm is not a worm but rather the larva of a Mealworm Beetle.

Our edible insects are ready for you to eat. They were boiled and roasted in the oven for more than 4 hours. You have to store them in an air tight bag or refrigerate them. They can be used in any recipes be it sweet or savory.

It really depends on one’s reason to adopting vegetarian lifestyle. The popularity of vegetarianism in the 20th century was the result of nutritional, enviromental, ethical, and economic concerns. Entomophagy definitely supports a vegetarian’s advocacy, but again it depends entirely on the indvidual.