Farmers can improve efficiency and life expectancy in insect farming with a better understanding of insect behavior and needs through using artificial intelligence (AI), the co-founder of a Singapore-based start-up has revealed.
Fera Science Ltd is to lead a research project for the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) that will investigate what the risks are from using novel, currently non-approved waste substrates to rear insects such as the Black soldier fly (BSF) and yellow mealworm....
InsectiPro, a Kenya based insect ingredient supplier, is producing black soldier fly (BSF) derived meal for animal feed as well as frass and chitin. It is also looking to support food production, processing crickets for human nutrition, and working to...
UK based insect technology company, Entocycle, has raised $5m in a Series A investment round led by Climentum Capital, a climate-tech venture capital firm based out of Copenhagen, Berlin, and Stockholm.
The Yield Lab Asia Pacific is the latest investor in Asian insect ingredient developer, Protenga. The Singapore-based company’s most recent funding round also saw participation from SEEDS Capital and JBI Innovations.
Tallin-based Flyfeed, an insect farming startup, has developed and tested its production technology, signed letters of intent with top-tier companies, and it has also built a team of employees, partners, and advisors in under one year. In addition, it...
New research, sponsored by Dutch insect protein producer Protix, indicates that feeding older, non‐beak trimmed laying hens live Black Soldier Fly (BSF) larvae has a positive effect on the feather condition of such birds.
Darling Ingredients today announced that it has acquired the 50% joint venture interest of EnviroFlight, LLC owned by Intrexon Corporation, thereby making it the full owner of the US insect protein producer.
Fluker Farms is seeking to establish its legacy by developing a pilot black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) program; it is also working with Louisiana State University (LSU) to improve campus sustainability.
New technology developed to store, and transport black soldier fly larvae seeks to address producer challenges and help specialize and simplify the production process to increase small and mid-size facilities, says developer.
California-based, HermetiaPro, is working to support the demand for alternative proteins and help develop the black soldier fly production industry with an increased focus on fly genetics and improved egg production.