Silkworm Pupae

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Pupae of the silkworm (Bombyx Mori), farmed in Thailand.

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SKU: SWP001

Description

Silkworms have an awful lot going for them. Not only are they used to make sumptuous Thai silk garments but their pupae by-products are tasty too! Sometimes, when you feel like a late-night snack and nothing else will quite hit the mark, you find yourself craving the larvae of the domesticated silk moth. What else?

Silkworms have a crunchy exterior and, reportedly, the taste and texture of mashed potato inside when fresh! Ours can be eaten straight from the bag and are low in fat, high in protein and a great source of essential fatty acids. You can find a range of recipes using silkworm pupae on our Pinterest board.

Ingredients: 100% premium dried silkworm pupae. No preservatives or colours added.

Shelf Life is 12 months from date of manufacture.

 

Nutritional content of Silkworm pupae (Bombyx mori) per 100g.

Protein 55g
Fat  8.5g
Fiber 6g
Carbohydrates 25.43g
Energy content – 389.60 (Kcal/100g)

Mineral composition (mg/100g)

Calcium 102.31 mg
Potassium 1826.59 mg
Magnesium 287.96 mg
Phosphorus 1369.94 mg
Sodium 274.57 mg
Iron 9.54 mg
Zinc 17.75 mg
Manganese 2.49 mg
Copper 2.08 mg
Selenium 0.08 mg

Vitamins:

Vitamin A 273.99 micrograms
Vitamin E 51.45 IU/kg
Vitamin C <5.78 mg
Vitamin B1 1.91 mg
Vitamin B2 5.43 mg
Vitamin B3 15.20 mg
Vitamin B5 12.49 mg
Vitamin B7 144.51 micrograms
Vitamin B9 0.41 mg

 

Allergy information

Some people with allergies to shellfish may also show sensitivity to edible insects.

 

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Weight

25g, 200g

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