Food Prices Increase, Bug Farms Start

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottcarpenter/2021/12/31/worlds-largest-insect-protein-farm-signals-future-of-food-supply/?sh=7c685f9e4606

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Black soldier flies never eat as adults, so they must binge-eat while they are still larvae (shown). … [+] Getty

The frontier of the agriculture industry is about to take a big step closer to going mainstream. 

Chicago-based food processing company Archer Daniels Midland ADM +0.3% (ADM) and InnovaFeed, a French firm that makes insect protein for animal feed, plan to begin building what will be the world’s largest insect protein facility in 2021 in the city of Decatur in central Illinois.

FAO Food Prices 

“At a time when the World Bank notes that the Covid-19 pandemic will increase extreme poverty by around 150 million, we all need to be very vigilant of another food price bubble,”

 

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The pandemic has devastated the working poor as rising food prices come at an inopportune time that could incite social unrest. 

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http://www.fao.org/worldfoodsituation/foodpricesindex/en/

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