Giant Water Bug
Each packet contains one giant water bug, measuring up to 10 cm long.
By itself and thanks to its amazing size, this insect can replace an all-you-can-eat snack. Moreover, they are healthy to boot! They are the perfect size for when you need a quick snack and as they are full of proteins, fibers and vitamins they can your health a wealth of benefits!
Inside this packet you will find one giant water bug (measuring up to 10 cm), one oxygen absorber and one clay dehumidifier, place inside in order to maintain the insect fresh.
Discovering the giant water bug
Steak, pizza, hamburgers... these are very well known and popular dishes nowadays. However, it was a time when the people ate only fruits, vegetables, cereals and a very small amount of meat. Sometimes, insects were as well included in the dishes in some civilizations.
Our shop kindly invites you to come check out our wonderful edible bugs and to find out more about what is entomophagy (consumption of insects as food). Our giant water bug will allow you to discover new flavors. Giant water bugs are carnivorous insects, living in ponds and lakes, but they can also be found linving inside your gardens.
They have an oval shape and their body is looks very flattened, with central, front and rear legs. Their back legs are used to catch prey, which vaguely reminds us of a scorpion, hence the name “water scorpions”. Since they share many similarities with scorpions they have been thought to be impossoble to eat bu despite the fact giant water bugs have an amazing nutritional value and an unrivaled taste.
The giant water bug: a perfect and quick snack
Since it's already cooked, this giant insect (measuring up to 10cm) is ready to be served. And as big as it is, it can easily replace a full snack in itslef. Its wings and legs have been removed prior to packaging, so that it would make it easier for you to put them in your mouth. Its particular flavor is frequently used in Thai food and for barbeques and it's mouth-watering!
Its crunchy texture reminds us of grilled shrimps and will pique your interest quite quickly. And like all the other kind of edible insects you can find in our shop, Giant water bugs are an excellent source of animal proteins. It is also rich in fibers, which facilitate digestion. And of course, since they are so low in fat you can enjoy more than one in a single day, without worrying about gaining weight.
The giant water bug: an unusual gift
There’s nothing funnier than offering a giant water bug as gift. You might find this idea surprising though but in Asia they are seen as such. So, you you just want to make a small joke or a surprise with the idea of making people discovering what entomophagy (consumption of insects as food) is all about, know that you will perpetuate traditions centuries old in Asia !
Most people, in Europe anyway, will probably find out this insect even exist only when they see yours. An others will certainly be surprised to find out that insects can be eaten at all. But if they dare overcoming their inherent psychological barrier of repugnance or apprehension and finally taste this giant water bug, they will be amazed by its many flavor! But until you get there, this giant water bug will be kept in pristine conditions, thanks to its wonderful packaging and storage conditions (oxygen absorber and clay dehumidifier). So, when you decide yourself to give it a try will be of no matter because you will always enjoy it as a fresh snack!
Our unusual shop: the initiator of a healthier food
As a specialist in the field of entomophagy (eating insects as food), our shop is the foremost leader in selling edible insects. We offer you a wide variety of products containing edible insects. Be that as a way to satisfy your curiosity, to find products that could be offered as an original gift or to simply supply yourself, all you have to do is visit our shop and start ordering!
Our shop’s goal is to promote entomophagy among Western people, especially among Europeans and to make them discover what a wonderful treat edible insects are. Eating insects is popular in many regions inf the world, not only by necessity, but also for their amazing health benefits and their mouth-watering flavor! So, why not give it a try ?
And considering the many economic, environmental and public health issues flaring up in the world caused by mass-production and consumption of traditional meat, edible bugs are soon to become THE culinary specialty of the future!