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FARMING THE FUTURE

Farming of Mealworms

is a good alternative

for food and feed production

BetteR EaRTH

BETter LiFE

BETTER tOmoRROW

Insects as a sustainable alternative

due to the steadily growing world population the food provision demands for innovative and sustainable solutions

Insects as

sustainable nutrition

can have a

leading contribution.

some facts

2018

worldwide protein consumption

ca. 200 Mio. t

... allow the optimal circular economy: Agricultural by-products serve as feed - the frass is used as fertilizers for plants in turn.

... enable species-appropriate farming without the use of antibiotics, hormones or pesticides.

... deliver high quality animal protein, minerals and unsaturated fatty acids.

MEALWORMS

...can be farmed with up to

10 x less feed and 100 x less greenhouse gas emissions compared to beef production.

... can replace feed such as fishmeal or imported soy flour as local protein resource and thus avoid further overfishing or rainforest deforestation.