Jul 13 2021
Net Zero emissions are a goal of governments and organisations alike. And with the British 2040 Net Zero farming goal, all eyes are on agriculture to optimise its operations.
There’s no denying that we need to curb the amount of greenhouse…
Jun 22 2021
Alternative protein sources, such as algae and insect feed, are gaining popularity as we look for ways to increase animal welfare and to eliminate land-heavy crops that make up most of a hen’s diet.
Introducing a different type of feed is always a risk. And traditional crops such as soy or…
May 11 2021
Insects are rising stars in the world of agriculture and food tech alike. They provide a sustainable source of protein and need minimum land and resources.Among them, the black soldier fly is gaining momentum. It’s praised for its composting abilities and high-quality…
Apr 21 2021
When it comes to our global food system, many stats make us question its current state and future resilience. We already know that:
1/3 of all food produced each year is wasted; according to a new 2021 study, our food systems are responsible for a third of global emissions; food production will need to increase by 70% before 2050…
Oct 05 2020
A £10 million funding package from the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) will help to scale the insect farming sector, accelerating the transition to sustainable agriculture.
As part of the project consortium, Better Origin will use the funding to…
Jun 05 2020
Better Origin has launched the X1 – the world’s first-ever insect farm to convert local waste into animal feed. The insect larvae that feed on surplus nutrients are fed to livestock. We are solving the global food waste crisis and…
May 20 2020
Over the last four years Entomics has been growing as a company, bringing nature and technology together, and developing solutions to fix the broken link in the food system. By using insects combined with our patented technology, we’re able to…
Aug 15 2019
The University of Cambridge has developed a reputation for spinning out high-tech startups, and thanks to its world-class science research and innovation programmes, the city is emerging as one of the top hubs for tech companies in the UK, and even Europe.
Jul 31 2018
Soldier fly larvae plus rotting food waste make new recipe for sustainable fish and animal feed.
Jul 04 2018
Funding totalling more than £571,000 has been allocated to a Cambridge business that is leading a partnership developing a system to enable insects to be used for the UK poultry market.