Eating insects will be the new normal soon! Entomophagy, the act of eating insects is all set to bring about a substantial change in the production of food. As per a report, in Europe, food consumption is claimed to account for nearly 30% of the overall greenhouse gas emissions. Among this, meat has a higher carbon footprint than plant-based food.
Insect-focused foodtech startups in Europe
The harmful environmental effects of meat production and animal farming have spurred interest in insects, which is an effective alternative and sustainable food source. Unlike cattle, insects can be bred in massive numbers sans a large volume of resources such as land, water, or feed.