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06 April

Fly farming, also known as maggot farming, is a sustainable and eco-friendly form of animal protein production that has been gaining popularity in Africa in recent years. The process involves rearing and harvesting larvae of various fly species to produce high-quality protein feed for livestock, fish, and other animals.

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28 December

Insect protein farm Legendary Foods Africa clinches investment to accelerate expansion plan GHANA – Legendary Foods Africa, a Ghanaian foodtech company focused on production of insect protein for human consumption, has bagged a growth equity investment from an Africa focused private equity firm, Baylis Emerging Markets. Legendary Foods has developed a unique sustainable farming system […]

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22 June

  Building an insect farming business in South Africa   Insects are dried and powdered to produce EntoMeal, which is used in pet, poultry and aquaculture feed. In 2018, economics graduate Simon Hazell co-founded the South African insect protein company Inseco with Jack Chennells. Its core business is to use black soldier flies to convert […]

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07 June

Bühler officially opens Insect Technology Center Bühler Group has officially opened its Insect Technology Center (ITC) to support the continuing development of the industry for the food and animal feed markets, Bühler announced May 25. In the ITC, Bühler and its customers can conduct larvae growth trials with various feedstock, develop product samples, evaluate breed […]

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