I would never have believed it, if someone said to me that they make lollipops with insects inside. Who on earth would of even thought this was possible and be eatable. Just the thought of this sort of turns you off lollipops I feel. But apparently it is a big hit with the kids, well that really doesn’t surprise me, but I just couldn’t imagine even putting this in my mouth, the thought alone give me shivers. Would you be able to eat something like this?
Creepy Creatures Candy – Crunchy Crickets and Meaty Mealworms Pictures: Michael Marschall Source: Sunday Mail (SA).
The “Creepy Creatures Candy” products, which include mealworm choc-chip cookies, are the brainchild of Sydney entomologist and food scientist Skye Blackburn.
“The insects are roasted before they are inserted into the hand-made lollipops so they don’t have guts inside.” Read the full story in News.com.au.