Coop, one of the largest supermarket chain stores in Switzerland, made an announcement on Monday, August 14th that Swiss shoppers will be able to buy burger patties and meatballs made out of beetle larvae.
Coop worked with an insect-based company called Essento for three years to prepare for the meat substitution to happen.
Mealworms have a bit nutty flavor when roasted.The mealworm burgers will have rice, carrots, and spices. Coop started distributing the products on August 21st.
Two billion people around the world eat bugs regularly as part of their diet. Do you think the bug burgers should arrive to the US in the near future? The real question is… would YOU try one?