FARMING THE FUTURE
Farming of Mealworms
is a good alternative
for food and feed production
Insects as a sustainable alternative
due to the steadily growing world population the food provision demands for innovative and sustainable solutions
can have a
worldwide protein consumption
ca. 200 Mio. t
... allow the optimal circular economy: Agricultural by-products serve as feed - the frass is used as fertilizers for plants in turn.
... enable species-appropriate farming without the use of antibiotics, hormones or pesticides.
... deliver high quality animal protein, minerals and unsaturated fatty acids.
...can be farmed with up to
10 x less feed and 100 x less greenhouse gas emissions compared to beef production.
... can replace feed such as fishmeal or imported soy flour as local protein resource and thus avoid further overfishing or rainforest deforestation.