A diner eating a large water bug, part a dish of water bugs, cellophane noodles, shiitake peppers, carrots and spinach at the Brooklyn Kitchen in New York. Photo: EPA-EFE

Insect-based foods: why eating bugs will be normal in 10 years, especially among young people

  • With predictions that the insect market could grow significantly, it is not just scientists cooking up ways to put bugs on the menu
  • From start-ups to large food and agricultural companies, products being created with insects include beer, pasta, energy bars, pancakes and granola
Topic |   Food and Drinks

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A diner eating a large water bug, part a dish of water bugs, cellophane noodles, shiitake peppers, carrots and spinach at the Brooklyn Kitchen in New York. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Oat milk is growing in popularity in the United States. Oatly is targeting Hong Kong and China. Photo: Alamy

Oat milk producer targets China and its growing taste for dairy – ‘the future is here in Asia’

  • Despite 85 per cent of Chinese people being lactose intolerant, the population is being encouraged to drink and eat more dairy products
  • Swedish oat milk brand Oatly has opened an office in Shanghai and deployed a new Chinese character for ‘vegan milk’ to win over milk drinkers to its product
Topic |   Health and wellness

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Oat milk is growing in popularity in the United States. Oatly is targeting Hong Kong and China. Photo: Alamy
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