Nicolás Rivero of The Washington Post reports on the growing industry of bug farming.
- The world’s largest insect farm opened in France this year and will eventually be able to produce 15,000 metric tons of protein annually.
- Pitched as a way to reduce the environmental footprint of agriculture, the flies and larvae produced at this facility will be used in animal feed to increase protein content.
- Since 2020 insect start-ups have raised over $1 billion in venture capital.
Read the full article here.