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Worldwide Edible Insects Market by Segment [Raw; Coated (Bars, Candy, Chocolate, Cookie, Chips, Crackers, Snack Packs); Powdered (Flour, Baking Powder, Protein Powder, Salts); Paste]: Market Size, Forecasts, Insights and Opportunities (2016 – 2021)

Worldwide Edible Insects Market by Segment [Raw; Coated (Bars, Candy, Chocolate, Cookie, Chips, Crackers, Snack Packs); Powdered (Flour, Baking Powder, Protein Powder, Salts); Paste]: Market Size, Forecasts, Insights and Opportunities (2016 – 2021)

The 2016 Arcluster Market Analysis and Forecasting Report on Edible Insects provides insights into key market requirements gathered from consumers, stores, retail outlets, and shops and their preferences, priorities and perception of commercially available edible insects. The study also covers key adoption factors such as user preferences on palate, tastes, age groups, consumption patterns, and coatings.

The Edible Insects market report provides an in-depth analysis on the market size and forecasts of the variety of segments of commercial available edible insects and bugs, including market opportunities across the globe. The study also covers additional market forecast data on four segments within the edible insect ecosystem – Raw, Coated, Powdered and Paste. Further to this, the report also provides market data for sub-segments within the Coated and Powdered Edible Insect market – including bars, candy, chocolate, cookies, chips, crackers, snack packs, flours, baking powders, protein powders, salts and others.

The report also provides the market opportunities, sizes and forecasts of edible insects by ten different types of insect. The analysis in this report will help both edible bug vendors, suppliers, harvesters and food and beverage companies to develop strategies, marketing goals and business decisions based on the actionable market intelligence from this report.

The market for edible insects is segmented into three categories – Segments, Insect Types and Regions.

By Segments – the market size and forecasts for edible insects is provided by four segment types – Raw, Coated, Powdered, and Paste. Coated is further segmented by Bars, Candy, Chocolate, Cookies, Chips, Crackers, Snack Packs and Others. Powdered is further segmented by Flour, Baking Powder, Protein Powder, Salts and Others.

By Types of Insect – Beetles; Caterpillars; Bees, Wasps and Ants; Grasshoppers, Locusts and Crickets; Cicadas, Plant Hoppers, Scale Insects, True bugs; Termites; Dragonflies; Flies; Others.

By Regions – the market size and forecasts are provided for 5 regions – North America, Europe, Middle-East & Africa, Central/Latin America and Asia-Pacific.

Companies covered in the report: Green Kow, Goffard Sisters, Damhert , Entomo Farms, Micronutris, Insecteo, Jimini's, Sexy Food, Snack Insect, DeliBugs, Insectable, Grub, Bush Grub, Tiny Farms, Exo, Big Cricket Farms, Chapul, Hopper Foods, All Things Bugs, Aspire, Bitty Foods, Six Foods, Don Bugito, HotLix

The 2016 syndicated study report on Edible Insects is part of an ongoing series of market reports that focus on micro emerging trends in the sustainable food and beverage markets across multiple regions and countries.


Executive Summary

More than 2 billion people around the world eat insects. Entomophagy is not a new practice but commercially available processed and packaged edible insects is. This market is quite new with western countries lapping up this trend as part of food discovery, sustainability and food trail culture. The rise in the importance towards nutrient rich foods is an important trend that mimics into a driver for this market. The major nutritional value that edible insects carry is its ability to delivery higher levels of protein per weight in a sustainable way. When compared to popular meat options, insect harvesting for commercial purposes promises sizeable environmental and resource utilization advantages.

The biggest challenge to this market is the icky factor. Popular opinion for insect eating is not favorable. In many parts of the west and some parts in the east, entomophagy is viewed with a certain level of perceived disgust and is often identified with primitiveness. Pre-existing psychological aversion towards insects combined with religious and cultural beliefs is a key challenge for mass market adoption.

Regulations are also a critical factor in the mass market adoption of edible insects. Food administrations across the world are evaluating guidelines and rulebooks for the use of commercially available edible insects. In fact, for the use of bugs in the feed sector, lobbying is underway through private sector forces and US-based companies to obtain FDA approval. The same trend is prevalent in Europe as well. With an improving regulatory environment for edible insects, marketplace acceptance is beginning to happen as more stores and shops have begun to stock edible bugs in the food sections.

The market for edible insects across many parts of the world is quite substantial and is expected to pick up momentum over the next 5 years. The edible insect market is a nestled in niche opportunity that has begun to provide incremental ROIs to value investors and market stakeholders.

1 EDIBLE INSECTS: RESEARCH OVERVIEW AND SUMMARY
1.1 Research Design
1.1.1 Research Goals
1.1.2 Research Scope
1.1.3 Research Methodology
1.1.4 Market Assumptions
1.2 Executive Summary
1.2.1 Demand Insights
1.2.2 Forecast Insights
2 EDIBLE INSECTS: MARKET OVERVIEW AND FORCES
2.1 Market Introduction
2.1.1 Definition
2.1.2 Evolution
2.1.3 Segmentation
2.2 Market Forces
2.2.1 Market Drivers
2.2.1. a Demand for Nutrient-Rich Foods
2.2.1. b Environmentally Sustainable Production
2.2.1. c High Availability
2.2.1. d Food Security
2.2.2 Restraints
2.2.2. a Food and Health Regulations
2.2.3 Market Challenges
2.2.3. a Frameworks and Risk Assessments
2.2.3. b Populist Food Patterns and Icky Factor
2.2.4 Opportunities
2.2.4. a Global Push for Protein
2.2.4. b Food Discovery Trails
2.2.4. c Millennials and Gen Z
3 EDIBLE INSECTS: MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST BY SEGMENTS
3.1 Market Overview and Trends
3.1.1 Market Size and Forecast by Types
3.1.2 Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.2 Raw
3.2.1 Market Overview
3.2.2 Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3 Coated
3.3.1 Market Overview
3.3.2 Bars
3.3.2. a Market Overview
3.3.2. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3.3 Candy
3.3.3. a Market Overview
3.3.3. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3.4 Chocolate
3.3.4. a Market Overview
3.3.4. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3.5 Cookies
3.3.5. a Market Overview
3.3.5. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3.6 Chips
3.3.6. a Market Overview
3.3.6. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3.7 Crackers
3.3.7. a Market Overview
3.3.7. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3.8 Snack Packs
3.3.8. a Market Overview
3.3.8. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.3.9 Others
3.3.9. a Market Overview
3.3.9. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.4 Powdered
3.4.1 Market Overview
3.4.2 Flour
3.4.2. a Market Overview
3.4.2. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.4.3 Baking Powder
3.4.3. a Market Overview
3.4.3. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.4.4 Protein Powder
3.4.4. a Market Overview
3.4.4. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.4.5 Powdered Salts
3.4.5. a Market Overview
3.4.5. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.4.6 Others
3.4.6. a Market Overview
3.4.6. b Market Size and Forecast by Regions
3.5 Paste
3.5.1 Market Overview
3.5.2 Market Size and Forecast by Regions
4 EDIBLE INSECTS: MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST BY INSECT TYPES
4.1 Market Overview and Trends
4.2 Beetles
4.2.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.3 Caterpillars
4.3.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.4 Bees, Wasps and Ants
4.4.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.5 Grasshoppers, Locusts and Crickets
4.5.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.6 Cicadas, Plant Hoppers, Scale Insects, Tree bugs
4.6.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.7 Termites
4.7.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.8 Dragonflies
4.8.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.9 Flies
4.9.1 Market Size and Forecasts
4.10 Others
4.10.1 Market Size and Forecasts
5 EDIBLE INSECTS: MARKET SIZE AND FORECAST - BY REGIONS
5.1 North America
5.1.1 Market Overview
5.1.2 Market size and Forecast by Types
5.2 Europe
5.2.1 Market Overview
5.2.2 Market size and Forecast by Types
5.3 Asia-Pacific
5.3.1 Market Overview
5.3.2 Market size and Forecast by Types
5.4 Central America/Latin America
5.4.1 Market Overview
5.4.2 Market size and Forecast by Types
5.5 Middle-East and Africa
5.5.1 Market Overview
5.5.2 Market Size and Forecast by Types
6 EDIBLE INSECTS: MARKET SUPPLY AND DEMAND TRENDS
6.1 Key Market Participants and Products
6.2 Demand Side Analysis
6.2.1 Edible Insects Palate Preference Ratings by Region
6.2.2 Edible Insects Cooking Preference Ratings by Region
6.2.3 Edible Insects Coating Preference Ratings by Region
6.2.4 Edible Insects Age Demography Ratings by Region
6.2.5 Edible Insects Harvest Type Ratings by Region
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Forecast Assumptions and Growth Factors
Table 2: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast
Table 3: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Table 4: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Regions
Table 5: Raw Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Regions
Table 6: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Product Types
Table 7: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Bars, by Regions
Table 8: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Candy, by Regions
Table 9: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Chocolate, by Regions
Table 10: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Cookies, by Regions
Table 11: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Chips, by Regions
Table 12: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Crackers, by Regions
Table 13: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Snack Packs, by Regions
Table 14: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Others, by Regions
Table 15: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Product Types
Table 16: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Flour, by Regions
Table 17: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Baking Powder, by Regions
Table 18: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Protein Powder, by Regions
Table 19: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Powdered Salts, by Regions
Table 20: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Others, by Regions
Table 21: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Paste, by Regions
Table 22: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Type of Insects
Table 23: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Beetles
Table 24: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Caterpillars
Table 25: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Bees, Wasps & Ants
Table 26: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Grasshoppers, Locusts and Crickets
Table 27: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Cicadas, Plant Hoppers, Scale Insects, Tree Bugs
Table 28: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Termites
Table 29: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Dragonflies
Table 30: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Flies
Table 31: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Others
Table 32: North America Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Table 33: Europe Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Table 34: Asia-Pacific Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Table 35: Central & Latin America Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Table 36: Middle East & Africa Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Table 37: Edible Insects Market Participants and Key Products
Table 38: Edible Insects palate Preference Ratings, by Regions
Table 39: Edible Insects Cooking Preference Ratings, by Regions
Table 40: Edible Insects Coating Preference Ratings, by Regions
Table 41: Edible Insects Age Demography Ratings, by Regions
Table 42: Edible Insects Harvest Type Ratings, by Regions
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Edible Insects Research Methodology
Figure 2: Edible Insects Market Segmentation
Figure 3: Edible Insects Market Forces
Figure 4: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast
Figure 5: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Figure 6: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Regions
Figure 7: Raw Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Regions
Figure 8: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Product Types
Figure 9: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Bars, by Regions
Figure 10: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Candy, by Regions
Figure 11: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Chocolate, by Regions
Figure 12: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Cookies, by Regions
Figure 13: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Chips, by Regions
Figure 14: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Crackers, by Regions
Figure 15: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Snack Packs, by Regions
Figure 16: Coated Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Others, by Regions
Figure 17: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Product Types
Figure 18: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Flour, by Regions
Figure 19: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Baking Powder, by Regions
Figure 20: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Protein Powder, by Regions
Figure 21: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Powdered Salts, by Regions
Figure 22: Powdered Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Others, by Regions
Figure 23: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Paste, by Regions
Figure 24: Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Type of Insects
Figure 25: North America Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Figure 26: Europe Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Figure 27: Asia Pacific Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Figure 28: Central & Latin America Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types
Figure 29: Middle East & Africa Edible Insects Market Size and Forecast, by Types

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