A Pasco Shikishima official in charge of product development. The company released last December two "Korogi Cafe" series sweets products using dried cricket powder, which sold out in two days. Bread and confectionery made using dried crickets are in high demand in Japan due to their novelty and also because consumers are increasingly interested in insect-based foods, which have a small environmental footprint.© Jiji Press
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We were surprised to see the cricket-based items attract so much interest.
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