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Demand for insect protein could hit 500,000 tons by 2030

By Jane Byrne

The demand for insect protein, mainly as an ingredient in feed and pet food, could reach half a million metric tons by 2030, up from today’s market of around 10,000 metric tons, predict the authors of a new RaboResearch report.

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CP Foods to partner with Thai university on insect protein development

By Jane Byrne

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) has expressed ‘keen interest’ in insect protein, indicating many years of research in that field, and announcing it has signed an agreement with Thailand’s Chiang Mai University to develop Black Soldier Fly (BSF) derived...

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Bühler helping French insect feed company to scale up

By Jane Byrne

French insect feed producer, Agronutris, has bolstered its strategic partnership with Bühler in its bid to get to commercial-scale production. Its first industrial plant is scheduled to be up and running in the last quarter of 2021.