London-based Entocycle uses larvae to fuel a more sustainable food chain in the $150B animal protein feed industry

Catherine Shu posted: "No matter how many tears are shed watching “Okja,” people are still going to eat meat—and the raising of meat is hard on the planet. Even feeding livestock and fish has an ecological cost. Soybean farming can lead to soil erosion and farmed fish still con"

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Entocycle uses larvae to fuel a more sustainable food chain

by Catherine Shu

No matter how many tears are shed watching “Okja,” people are still going to eat meat—and the raising of meat is hard on the planet. Even feeding livestock and fish has an ecological cost. Soybean farming can lead to soil erosion and farmed fish still contributes to overfishing if their food is caught from the ocean. Entocycle, which is currently participating in Y Combinator, wants to solve the food chain conundrum with another source of protein: black soldier flies.

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Catherine Shu | August 21, 2017 at 9:30 am | Tags: Entocycle, agriculture, aquaculture, farming, protein, black soldier flies | Categories: Food, Startups, TC | URL: http://wp.me/p1FaB8-6pK9

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