Insect livestock feeds come of age as investors jump into $4b market

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated March 23 2021 - 1:12am, first published March 18 2021 - 10:00pm
Insect larvae eating through green food waste before being rendered into food themselves.

Insects are often touted as the next big thing in food trendiness, but our pets, poultry and seafood industries are more likely to be making a meal of mealworms or munching on maggots in the near future than customers crunching on crickets at hip city eateries.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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