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Les barres Näak débarquent chez Nautilus Plus

Les barres Näak au grillon sont désormais disponibles dans toutes les 39 succursales Nautilus Plus. La plus grande chaîne de salles de sport du Québec a été séduite par la protéine de grillon, protéine alternative complète, naturelle, et éco-responsable, idéale pour la récupération musculaire de ses abonnés.
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10 reasons to incorporate cricket protein into your everyday diet

In 2013, the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation) published a report that recommends integrating edible insects into our diets in order to reduce our environmental footprint and maintain a high quality diet, rich in protein and minerals. Here are 10 reasons why we are convinced that cricket is the protein of the future.
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Do crickets feel pain?

Due to its many health and environmental benefits, insect consumption, called entomophagy, is becoming more and more mainstream. Cricket is rich in protein, calcium, iron, vitamin B12 and many other nutrients, which makes it an interesting alternative for animal protein. However, this new trend also brings new questions. There is a debate about whether crickets can feel pain and therefore suffer from their harvesting. Several studies have been led to try and tackle this issue.
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Crickets in our pets' food bowls

Our pets bring us so much joy, and our connection to them brings us back to the simple and natural world, which can sometimes be difficult to find in an urban environment. More and more people have dogs - over 47% of households in North America! It is clear how much we love to have them in our lives! And all these dogs must be fed, leading to a thriving pet food industry. Sales in the dog food market in Canada reached $1.2 billion last year, which is a lot of dog food!
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How is this Canadian insect farm making cricket powder mainstream?

Entomo Farms

The sun rises over the still meadows that surround Entomo Farms in the quiet farming town of Norwood, Ontario. If you listen closely, you will hear the faint chirping of crickets. The sound is soothing, reminding us of the slumber that just was. At first it seems like the chirping is coming from the fields of dense grass, but it is actually coming from behind the walls of Entomo Farms’ three barns.

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