Israeli company lets you eat 'biblical protein' like John the Baptist

“When we look at the way we eat, we have to become more responsible. We need to understand the impact our food has on the planet and on our health. It is a biblical story and also the story of the future. »

Based just a few miles from where John the Baptist lived, an Israeli company, Hargol Food Tech, wants to provide the same “healthy, natural foods” that the prophet fed on in the desert, locusts.

In Israel, on the banks of the Jordan, this company founded what it considers to be "the first commercial farm of desert locusts", the Biblical Protein. “Cricket is one of the most effective sources of protein that God and nature have ever produced,” the company claims.

Dror Tamir, president of Hargol Food Tech, tells the Christian post that "locusts are an incredible source of protein and essential nutrients".

“Today, if you are looking for a 72% protein product, you can only find the processed extraction from various animals and plants, whereas with locusts it is natural. »

He affirms, “we must understand the impact of our food on the planet and on our health”.

“When we look at the way we eat, we have to become more responsible. We need to understand the impact our food has on the planet and on our health. It is a biblical story and also the story of the future. »

Dror Tamir grew up in a kibbutz in Israel. He remembers stories from his grandparents about locusts being hunted because they destroyed crops. But he also knows that the Jews of Yemen and Morocco picked them up and ate them, recognizing their nutritional quality. The idea therefore made its way little by little until he became an entrepreneur and decided to market them.

There remained the problem of eating habits. “In Western Europe and the United States, consumers are no longer used to eating insects,” he explains in remarks taken up by the Jerusalem Post.

“Two billion people consume grasshoppers as part of their diet. The developed world has moved away from insects. In order to change the perception, we don't show you the whole animal. »

That's why Biblical Protein also offers locusts in the form of protein bars, shaker powder and even candies.

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