Insect larvae will be reared on food side streams, allowing the valorization of secondary raw materials produced in excess from food industries, and then used as environmental enrichments in laying hens and broilers. Point-source objects (pecking objects and litter/bedding containing insect larvae) will be used to allow species-typical behaviors and maintain animal health, thus resulting in an improvement of birds welfare and quality of food products. Cost-benefit analysis will be finally carried out in order to define the economic effect of such innovative productions and environmental enrichments in the industrial settings.
FROM WASTE TO FARM: insect larvae as tool for welfare improvement in poultry
The aim of this project is to test the effects of innovative ingredients (insect larvae) in poultry feeding to allow sustainable production, to improve animal welfare and to potentially meet the consumer demand for healthier, more natural and bettertasting products.
Improving functionality of hydrocolloids in respect to better texture of food and easier handling in different applications using ultra high pressure
Creating smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship.
E2F will develop a sustainable source of protein & lipid from omega-3 rich microalgae cultivated using clean power sources (Geothermal/Hydro) & natural CO₂.
EIT Food hosts sustainable seafood panel at the Sustainable Foods Conference to support innovations in aquaculture.
As part of the European Green Deal, the Farm to Fork Strategy sets out a vision to change the way Europeans value food sustainability and to position Europe as....