IKEA's future menu includes bug burgers, algae buns and mealworm meatballs — seriously

IKEA is adding some weird additions to their menu that include a lot of bugs and algae, but you can still just get Swedish meatballs.

Emily Treadgold

Everyone knows that the light at the end of the tunnel of IKEA is the food. You can spend a whole day perusing their reasonably priced dining room furniture and storage solutions while confronting crowds but then you get Swedish meatballs or a nice hot dog. Now, they're changing things up a little and adding to their traditional menu.

If this is the future of foodwhich seems likely, as the planet's population is overtaking its food suppliesthen let's consider a rebranding of all insects and their byproducts.

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Here are some of the new fun items you can have.

Bug Burger - made from normal things like beetroot, parsnips, potatoes, and mealworms which are a larval form of a darkling beetle.

Dogless Hotdog - For vegetarians, dried carrots, topped with beet and berry ketchup, mustard and turmeric cream, onions, cucumber and herb salad. The bun is made from spirulina, a micro-algae.

Neatballs - A spin on the meatball, it's not made from root veggies or mealworm.

You can also get a healthy salad or micro-green ice cream.


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