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Edible Insects: An Ancient Food Trending Today

Here are 6 Ways You Can… Create a Buzz Edible Bug With Bugs

Current interest in edible insects creates opportunities for your business to generate publicity and increase sales.

Below are some ideas that are inexpensive and fun…

SEND A PRESS RELEASE
At this point, just selling edible insects can make the news. Not guaranteed but if you move quickly, it is still a news worthy trend. Send the press release to your local newspapers, periodicals, TV and radio stations. Odds are good that you will get calls.

ADVERTISE A TASTING
Invite customers to join you for an Entomophagy Tasting Event. You can offer a variety of insects along with snacks you create like “Ants on a Log” or “Chocolate Chirp Cookies”. It’s an experience your customers will never forget.

GIVE AWAY BUTTONS
Bug buttons create word of mouth in the best way.  Your cost is only fifty cents. ‘Give one away with every purchase. The free gift will pleasantly surprise your customers and put your store in the conversation.

DONATE BUGS
Donate edible insects to schools and groups. Many schools have segments on entomophagy (eating bugs) and groups from Scouts to 4-H love to work with edible insects. It’s an easy way to sponsor a fun and educational project.

PARTNER WITH A RESTAURANT
Chefs love the black ants. Chapulines are perfect for Mexican restaurants. Silkworm dolls add a nice umani flavor to many soups. Set up a special event and call the press. The photos from the event will be worth gold.

SPONSOR A SCORPION NIGHT
Did you know that scorpions glow? Bartenders can create a bit of theater by showing customers how the scorpion glows under a UV light before adding it to a Flaming Scorpion Cocktail or a shot of mezcal. No one ever forgets when and where they ate their first scorpion.

‘LOVE THEM OR ‘HATE THEM… PEOPLE ALWAYS TALK AND POST ABOUT THEIR EDIBLE INSECT EXPERIENCE

Private Label Services Available

Call us about creating custom labels for your company.

Some products can have simple changes of the text on their labels for a very low minimum order. If you want full fledge branding, we can do that too.

Create your own line of Edible Insect Products.

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Most Products: One Year Shelf Life

Buy with confidence due to the fact that most of our products carry a one year shelf life.

The crickets are roasted, the scorpions are salted and dried, and so forth. Most of our products will last up to a year on your shelves.

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Low Minimum per Product

In most cases, our minimum is 3 pieces per SKU but if you need fewer or would like samples, feel free to order what you need.

Our goal is to keep you stocked on the products that sell well for you.

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Natural Word of Mouth Advertising

Nobody eats an insect for the first time without telling everybody they know and posting their accomplishment online.

When you first start to carry Entosense products, consider contacting your local media. The edible insect trend is new enough to get you and article in the local paper and/or a segment on TV and radio.

Post it online and ask your customers to use a specific hashtag like #bugsatmyplace so you can track and share customer posts.

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