Mealworm Ingredient Plant Advances

While the alternative proteins market has so far been dominated by the plant-based sector, insects may offer advantages. Yellow mealworms—which have been recognized as safe for human consumption by the European Commission—provide a complete protein source with all the essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals. At the same time, commercial insect farming is considered to have a low environmental footprint, requiring minimal water, energy, a…

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