4Ento Feed News Roundup: August 2015

4Ento Feed Roundup August 2015

Summer slow things down a bit but it always nice to read that Insect-based feed is still appearing in the news

So let’s get on with the show!

Ento News

A Startup That Feeds Fly Larvae To Livestock…

And Other New Cleantech Startups Debuted At Google[x].

“Prota Culture produces biodiesel and animal feed from organic waste.”

French Ynsect being featured on Tech. eu as 1 of the 10 agritech startups

See which companies are making a splash in the Agritech industry in Europe.

Dutch Protix Awarded Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

“As a Technology Pioneer, Protix aims to help shed light on how technologies can be used to end world food crises and improve the state of the world.”

Stamford entrepreneur puts bugs in dog treats

“Chloe’s Treats is touting itself as the first company to introduce dog treats made from cricket protein”

Insects: its value for pig, poultry and fish diets

Once more All About Feed granted Insects a voice, a space to enlighten their readers !

Good Ento Reads

Using Bio Waste as Feed for Farmed Insects From Ilkka Taponen

“The topic of using bio waste as feed has been discussed quite a lot in relation to the upcoming EU-level discussions about risks of opening the markets for insect food.”

Ento Papers, ‘Journal of Insects as Food and Feed’ News releases

Markets, money and maggots

by D.J.W. Drew and E. Pieterse from Agriprotein

“This opinion paper focuses on the AgriProtein experience of the mass rearing of insects for feed with specific reference to the development of a mass rearing facility aimed at the use of organic waste for the rearing of larvae destined for the animal feed industry.”

Yellow mealworm larvae (Tenebrio molitor, L.) as possible alternative to soybean meal in broiler diets

Taylor Francis Online, August 6 2015

“The aim of the study was to evaluate the feasibility of replacing soybean meal (SBM) with Tenebrio molitor larvae (TML) meal in growing broilers diet.”

More Ento News?

Of course if you went for the LONG SUMMER holidays you can always catch up on the  June/July rounds up here:

4Ento June Feed Roundup
4Ento July Feed Roundup

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