Insect revolution. Healthy, sustainable, protein rich and delicious
|Authors & editors|
|Publisher||Milling & Grain|
|Year of publication||2021|
|Scope & content||By Dr Verena Böschen & Dr Werner Sitzmann, Research Institute of Feed Technology of IFF, Braunschweig, Germany |
Worldwide, the demand regarding alternative protein carriers is increasing due to the growing world population. In this context, insects and the resulting industrial developments are particularly noteworthy.
Globally, the development of a newly emerging branch of industry dealing with the fattening and rearing of insects as well as the development or automation of the associated machinery and plant engineering can be observed.
Legal framework, insects in general, the husbandry and harvesting of insects, how to process them into protein meals and lipids and the properties of these products. The programme also covered animal nutritional aspects, sustainability and economic viability…. Read more.