Insect revolution. Healthy, sustainable, protein rich and delicious

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2021

    Medium Digital

    Cereal processes > Animal feed milling
    Economics & commerce > Feeding the World

    Scope & contentBy 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.


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