There’s a growing industry in the U.S. for edible insect products! Did you see the new Angelina Jolie documentary where she is cooking and eating spiders??? Bugs, particularly crickets, are dietary mainstays in much of the tropical world. It just never got to us. However NOW, their potential of insects as a food source is now being explored because they are an excellent source of protein, highly nutritious, plentiful and cheap to harvest. Scientists view it as a way to feed the planet’s growing population. The owner of Big Cricket Farms in Ohio sees it as a long-term opportunity. “I think it will take 10, 20 or even 30 years to develop edible insects into a full-fledged market,” he said.
Here's the video of Angelina Jolie cooking and eating spiders.