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OmniBug™ is a superfine cricket protein powder made from partly defatted whole crickets. The crickets used for this premium protein are house crickets (archeta domesticus) that come from GAP-certified farms in Thailand.

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Annette Steen

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This ingredient is not available for sale or sample orders in North America, South America, and Europe.


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None of the ingredients listed here are intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases.

Ingredient variants

Variant name
Protein Nx6.25
OmniBug™ 530
OmniBug™ 530
Protein Nx6.25 > 70 %
Form Fine powder
Color Brown
EAAs All 9
Format Partly defatted whole cricket
Origin House cricket

Bread Rolls 800X800

Multi-beneficial cricket powder

OmniBug™ has a neutral flavor that allows it to be combined with a wide range of ingredients, making it a great option for everyone who enjoys experimenting with new ingredients. Additionally, OmniBug™ is low in carbohydrates and high in fiber, making it a good choice for those following a low-carb or high-fiber diet.

This new ingredient from Essentia is incredibly versatile and can elevate the nutritional value of so many different food categories.

Cricket protein is a relatively new and exciting source of nutrition that is quickly gaining popularity in the health and fitness world. Not only is it a sustainable and environmentally friendly protein source, but it also boasts an impressive nutritional profile. With so many nutritional benefits, cricket protein is quickly becoming a go-to protein source for health-conscious individuals looking to improve their overall health and wellbeing.

OmniBug™ is a high-quality ingredient that fits into many food categories both within and beyond sports nutrition.

OmniBug™ is only available in Asia-Pacific and South Africa for now


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Health benefits

  • A 'complete protein'
  • Contains all 9 EAAs
  • Rich in vitamin B12
  • Good source of minerals like magnesium, iron, zinc, and calcium
  • Good source of dietary fiber (chitin)

Clean label ingredient

  • Free from lactose, soy, and gluten
  • 100 % natural origin
  • Non-GMO
  • No E-numbers

Other benefits

  • Eco-friendly protein with low GHG and water footprint
  • Mild and nutty taste
  • Easy to mix with other ingredients
  • Versatile - fits into many foods