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  • Our approach to insect welfare

    We know that insect feed is great for the animals and for the environment (you can read more about it here), but what about the insects themselves?

    At Better Origin, we take the welfare of our black soldier flies seriously…

  • Why insetting, not offsetting, will help us reach Net Zero

    A recent Climate Change report published by IPCC has once again brought to the attention the scale and severity of climate change. Even in the optimistic 1.5°C scenario, extreme events like heatwaves, fires, and droughts will become more common.

    Although many of us make commitments to minimise their carbon footprint, it is the governments and…

  • Why insect feed is great for poultry

    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…

  • The Black Soldier Fly: everything you need to know.

    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…

  • The future of food is local – here are five reasons why.

    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…