Are bugs the next big thing in pet food?

2021-06-14

Insects are getting attention as an environmentally friendly source of protein, and demand for pet food and animal feed could reach half a million metric tons by the end of the decade, up from about 10,000 today, according to a RaboResearch report. Mars Petcare and Nestle have launched insect-based brands in Europe, although in the US, insect food accounts for less than 2% of all pet food sales.

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