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Chapulines Edible Grasshoppers

Chapulines (grasshoppers), small jar


Grasshoppers are one of Mexico’s most important edible insects and have been part of the local diet for centuries; even today they play an important role in the local gastronomy and economy of Oaxaca and other southern states in Mexico.

Try them as a stand-alone snack with a hint of lime juice, with your favorite Mexican dishes (such as guacamole, tacos, salsas, quesadillas, enchiladas, etc.), add a Mexican touch to any dish (pizza, salads, etc.) or even with your favorite desserts (chocolate, ice cream, etc.)

This insect food met the ENTOTRUST quality and sustainability standards. 

ENTOTRUST is an independent organization, certifying the quality of food and beverage products, containing edible insects. The ENTOTRUST seal is assigned only to those products and producers complying with strict requirements

 What does ir mean for you?

-Products are safe to eat and sustainable

-Key insect ingredient in the product has been lab test and origin verified

-Product has beed lab tested for absence of any pathogen or unsuitable chemicals

-Production facility has been assessed for food higiene and sustainability

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