Ÿnsect unveils €20 million mealworm facility

(06/11/19)

French mealworm farming firm Ÿnsect today has unveiled plans for a fully automated €20 million facility, which will eventually be capable of producing 200,000 tonnes of insect protein a year.

The project, called FARMYNG, is based in the city of Amiens and is co-funded by the European Commission and the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) who are investing €20 million. Ÿnsect will produce mealworm (Tenebrio molitor) on an industrial scale, including for the aquaculture feed industry.

Aquafeed producer Skretting is due to use the mealworm protein in some of its fish feeds
Aquafeed producer Skretting is due to use the mealworm protein in some of its fish feeds

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