Demand for alternative proteins to foster growth of insect food and feed markets in 2021 – IPIFF

GLOBAL – The insect food and feed markets are forecast to grow this year as consumer preferences continue to shift away from animal-based proteins. The shift from animal proteins is stimulated by consumer awareness of the significant carbon footprint of livestock production which directly contributes to global warming. Comparatively, insect proteins require smaller amount of physical space, eliminating the need to clear forests for animal agriculture and have a significantly smaller carbon footprint. This makes insect rearing a more sustainable and environmentally friendly way of producing proteins. Additionally, insect proteins…

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