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Wheat bread with cricket flour

The bread, made from flour ground from dried crickets as well as wheat flour and seeds, contains more protein than normal wheat bread. Each loaf contains about 70 crickets and costs $4.72, compared with about $3.53 for regular wheat loaf.

EARLY this month, President Duterte said the Philippines cannot rely forever on Thailand and Vietnam for its food security, specifically its supply of rice. We import hundreds of thousands of kilos of rice from these two countries every year to ensure that we have enough of this staple food of Filipinos, he said. He was speaking at the opening of the Agrilink-Foodlink-Aqualink 2017 trade show in Pasay City.

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Manila, Philippines – Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala leads the observance of the 2011 World Food Day (WFD) today with singer and actress Lea Salonga as special guest. Alcala said the Department of Agriculture (DA) has partnered with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) in observing World Food Day in […]

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