GOURMET BLACK ANTS
Polyrhachis vicina Roger
Cost: One Pound for $285
Serving Size: 12 to 35 ants
Shelf Life: 6 Months Refrigerated.
Black Ant’s Flavor Surprises and Delights!
The folic acid in the black ants are what give them their citrus burst. Just a few are needed. They have a light crunch and can be interchanged with lemon or lime.
Black Ants turn an ordinary dish in to an exciting culinary adventure. Sprinkle a few on and you immediately get your guests attention by adding this pleasant but unexpected twist.
Chefs love Black Ants because of their powerful taste along with the fact that they are black (current on trend color) and they are small enough to not immediately look like an insect. People take notice and love their edible insect experience. Sprinkle a few Black Ants on any dish to generate substantial social media activity.
Ants on a Log using real ants is a classic. You can raise a few eyebrows by topping a salad with a pinch of ants. They make a great topping for ice cream and gelato. The possibilities are unlimited.
A pound of ants is a whole lot of ants. Depending upon the harvest, it’s around fifty to seventy thousand ants per pound. At 36 ants per serving that well over 1,000 servings.
Black Ants contain the highest concentration of Zinc of any plant or animal. (33.3 ppm). They are 56% protein and packed with a substantial amount of Potassium (K), Calcium (Ca), Phosphorous (P), Magnesium (Mg), Iron (Fe) and Manganese (Mn).
GS1 UPC Code: 850004399415