Could Honey Bee Brood Be a Food of the Future?
A new study investigates the potential of honey bee larvae and pupae to help feed a growing human population.
Could honey bee brood (larvae and pupae) graduate from a niche delicacy to a more widely eaten food of the future?
A new study by researchers from the University of Copenhagen, just published in the Journal of Apicultural Research, suggests that honey bee brood could indeed represent what they term a “realistic addition to a more sustainable food industry” in a world that, by 2050, could be home to more than 9 billion people.
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