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For growing numbers, eating insects is Bugsolutely fine

Barbeque and cheese-flavored crispy silkworms now come in handy snack packs on Thai store shelves. (Courtesy of HiSo Snack)

BANGKOK -- Barbeque and cheese-flavored crispy silk worms now come in handy snack packs on supermarket and 7-Eleven shelves in Thailand. Hungry anyone?

Eating insects -- an activity known as entomophagy -- may be a stretch for many Western palates, but growing numbers of "entopreneurs" are banking on product innovation and marketing to win converts for a superfood with highly persuasive sustainability arguments.

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