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Insects are often seen as pests, but many species can provide new sources of food, materials, and even ways to clean up plastic waste. Here are 10 companies in this space that LaBiotech think are worth watching.
After a year of stagnation, FoodTech is booming in Europe, in all of its categories (from the future of agriculture to future food products to delivery) and also in most regions. Investments reached €9.5B in European FoodTech startups in 2021. That is 3 times more than the previous year.
The aquaculture sector will be a priority market for the Spanish producer of protein ingredients based on mealworms. The Salamanca based company expects to produce 100,000 tons of product per year once it finishes building its new factory.
According to a new market research report, the mealworms market is expected to reach $1.27 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 25.8% during the forecast period 2022–2030. In terms of volume, the mealworms market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 28.6% from 2022–2030 to reach 367,491.7 tons by 2030.