Just in Time for all Those Labor Day Barbecues
he Swiss boast that they invented the cuckoo clock. Perhaps soon they will take credit for inventing the Insect Burger, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC]. In fact, a Swiss supermarket chain recently started selling burger patties made from the larvae of the mealworm beetle.
“They have a high culinary potential, their production saves resources and their nutritional profile is high-quality. Thus, insects are the perfect complement to a modern diet,” says Christian Bartsch, co-founder of Essento, the company that invented the bug burger.