Circular Food Systems - Insects as the New Sustainable Feed for Fish and Animals

Circular Food Systems - Insects as the New Sustainable Feed for Fish and Animals

14 September 2019

05:00PM - 05:45PM

45mins

INFUSE Theatre, Connexis South, Level 14


Global population growth and soaring meat consumption are fuelling the search for more sustainable sources of protein to feed livestock. With high nutrient and protein content, insects have been touted as an environmentally friendly animal feed. Could ‘yucky’ bugs be the future of animal feed?

Agritech entrepreneur Leo Wein will share insights on the process and technology of converting insects into animal feed; the global and Singapore food systems, and how the use of insects as animal feed will serve a more viable food cycle. 

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Speaker

Mr Leo Wein

Mr Leo Wein

Founder
Protenga Pte Ltd

Mr Wein is an experienced tech entrepreneur and founder of Protenga. Prior to Protenga, he led the product development and software engineering for a ground-breaking Singapore-based enterprise data-intelligence startup. He holds degrees in sciences and business from Amsterdam University College and the Free University of Amsterdam.