Countries Where Insects are Consumed as Food 

Oct 26, 2023, 03:43 PM IST

Countries Where Insects are Consumed as Food 

Vikrant Singh

1. Thailand

Fried insects like crickets and grasshoppers are popular street food snacks in this Southeast Asian nation. 

2. Mexico

Chapulines (grasshoppers) are a traditional food in some regions of Mexico. 

3. Cambodia

Fried tarantulas are a delicacy in certain areas of Cambodia. 

4. China

Various insects, including silkworms and scorpions, are consumed in China. 

5. Ghana

Termites and palm weevil larvae are commonly eaten in Ghana. 

6. Japan

Insects like silkworm pupae are used in traditional Japanese dishes. 

7. Australia

Witchetty grubs, a type of large, edible larvae, are consumed by Indigenous Australians.