The production of livestock-based protein such as meat or whey consumes vast amounts of land, feed, and water and produces lots of greenhouse gases. Insects are a feasible alternative to provide high-quality nutrients at a fraction of the natural resources. However, eating habits and culture are a main obstacle in introducing this sustainable food source to the Western world. Utilizing insects in sports nutrition focuses on the good nutrients while also talking to an audience that is open for food innovation.
SWARM works with a team of sports researchers, nutritionists, and food technologists and collaborates directly with farmers in developing countries. The SWARM Insect Bar ideally suits the needs of athletes who demand functional sports nutrition and also follow a sustainable lifestyle.