Insects

Brazilian insect supplier Cyns receives funding from investment firm

Brazilian insect supplier Cyns receives funding from investment firm

Sumitomo Corporation confirms to GlobalPETS that they want to expand the company’s market leadership.

Pet Food
1 Mar 2024
AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

Insect producer Ÿnsect is the first company to receive authorization to commercialize mealworm proteins in the US.

Pet Food
26 Jan 2024
10,000 tons: what we know about the largest insect factory in Northern Europe

10,000 tons: what we know about the largest insect factory in Northern Europe

The Danish start-up Enorm Biofactory’s plant will start production in February.

Production & Packaging
8 Jan 2024
Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Malaysian insect player receives green light to export products to Europe

Veolia Bioconversion aims to become an “ecological champion” after gaining approval to export its insect meal and oil for pet food applications.

Production & Packaging
15 Dec 2023
2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

2024: an optimistic year for these 2 insect pet food players?

Insect supplier Entobel (Singapore) and insect pet food manufacturer Percuro (UK) share their plans with GlobalPETS.

Global Pet Industry
11 Dec 2023
Analysis: Why Tyson Foods invested in insect supplier Protix?

Analysis: Why Tyson Foods invested in insect supplier Protix?

This year’s flat net sales have made the growing insect market even more appealing for the American multinational.

Pet Food
7 Dec 2023
Lithuanian insect supplier to set up yellow mealworm plant

Lithuanian insect supplier to set up yellow mealworm plant

Divaks has partnered with Switzerland-based group Bühler to set up a commercial-scale production facility by 2025.

Production & Packaging
4 Dec 2023
How Tyson Foods and Protix want to ramp up operations in the US by 2025

How Tyson Foods and Protix want to ramp up operations in the US by 2025

The American manufacturer invested €55 million ($58.2M) in the Dutch insect supplier. GlobalPETS learns more. 

Ingredients
24 Oct 2023
These are the top 5 pet firms ranked on the 2023’s Inc. 5000 list

These are the top 5 pet firms ranked on the 2023’s Inc. 5000 list

The pet industry leaderboard was largely led by pet treat and supplement businesses.

Global Pet Industry
15 Sep 2023
Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Asia's insect-based pet food is causing a buzz

Southeast Asia's tropical climate is perfect for investment in insect farming, and the most used insects for pet food – like the BSF – are native to the region.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
Organic insect production: the European approach

Organic insect production: the European approach

New proposals regulating organic labeling and insect farming are under discussion. How could they potentially affect pet food producers?

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
Insect pet food: an update

Insect pet food: an update

The rapidly growing number of start-ups and technological developments are helping advance this sector.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
Investor acquires half of Canadian BSFL producer

Investor acquires half of Canadian BSFL producer

Toronto-based Goldbloom Enterprises aims to become a leader in the alternative protein sector.

Ingredients
25 Aug 2023
Bunge invests in insect firm Nutrition Technologies

Bunge invests in insect firm Nutrition Technologies

The deal is expected to increase the role of insects as a mainstay ingredient.

Ingredients
21 Jul 2023
An energy expert to lead the future of insect farming

An energy expert to lead the future of insect farming

French firm Ÿnsect has appointed Shankar Krishnamoorthy as its new CEO

Ingredients
10 Jul 2023
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