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Insectta sees a big future from small insects

THE PITCH

Insectta sees a big future from small insects

The urban insect farm rears black soldier fly to turn its larvae into biomaterials, including chitosan used by research labs and renowned local cosmetic companies
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The urban insect farm rears black soldier fly to turn its larvae into biomaterials, including chitosan used by research labs and renowned local cosmetic companies
5 -min read
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Singapore

IN THE years to come, semiconductors used in devices such as phones and computers, and protein and probiotics used in animal feed additives, could be made from the larvae of black soldier flies.

At least, that is what the team at Singapore-based Insectta is gunning for....

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