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Could This Insect That Feeds On Decomposing Food Waste Be The Future Of Food?

The Black Solider Fly has fascinated me for some time now. My initial attraction to the fly was

because the larvae would decompose my organic kitchen waste to provide me with fluffy black

compost within a few weeks, ready to be used in the garden. Now, the very same insect has

been identified as a nutrient dense source of food and feed, for humans and animals alike. In

this journal entry, I reflect on the conversation I had with Bangalore's only commercial BSF

farmer and the potential of this insect as a future food.

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