Rhynchophorus phoenicis and TAMAR
Scientific name Rhynchophorus phoenicis or Rhynchophorus ferrugineus,
the palm worm is an insect present in Malaysia, Amazonia, Vietnam, Ghana or on the island of Borneo.
The palm worm lives inside the trunk of the tree.
It is edible and tastes similar to CHEESE
It is highly regarded by nutritionists and has been the subject of numerous studies because
it contains protein and may even replace meat. In addition, it is rich in minerals, vitamins and fiber.
It is suitable for a variety of recipes and can enhance the flavor of dishes.
Very voracious, palm worms measure on average 50 mm long and 20 mm wide.
We note that their consumption is ecological, because they cause real damage to many varieties of palm.