The food tech industry currently represents less than 10% of the global GDP but it is expected to grow exponentially in the next few years. What innovations are coming up?
Helena Wall, researcher at the Department of Animal Nutrition and Management at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) about maggots as a source of protein for poultry
The demand for protein sources of animal origin is increasing worldwide and the hunt for alternatives is on. Insect derived protein for human consumption and for animal feed is a hot topic and the 2013 FAO-report on the same topic states that innovative ways of producing food to support the growing world population is inevitable.
FAO estimates that the world needs to increase its food production by 70 percent by 2050 in order to serve a global population of nine billion. Animal feed production is increasingly competing...