Insect farming is still at “larval” stage. In this article, Dr Richard Newton, insect farming researcher for over a decade, shares why.
We think this interview is very insightful coming from an independent industry researcher and provides some balanced perspective to the sometimes hyped insect space. Dr Newton is spot-on in addressing critical challenges and risks facing the insect industry including legislation, feeding-substrate choices and prices.
A recommended to read up on the state of the growing insect industry.