There are over 1,900 edible insect species on Earth, many of which are already part of the diet in many countries.
What’s for dinner?
According to Barclays, it just might be edible insects.
A new report by the investment bank cites the expanding market around the alternative protein source and predicts the edible bug industry could be worth $8 billion by 2030, up from a little under $1 billion just last year.
The product is already found in experimental cuisines and boasts an eco-friendly reputation. But it has yet to go mainstream, despite the proven market for meat alternatives.
The plant-based meat market generated revenue of $4.2 billion globally in 2018, driven largely by…