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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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Special Edition: Gut health and immunity

Insect meal may impact immune response in broilers

By Jane Byrne

Polish researchers found that small amounts of full-fat mealworm derived meals added to the diet of broiler chickens can improve growth performance and change selected immune system traits.