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Why insects could be the future of pet food

The pet food industry is currently worth around US$105 billion globally, according to a report by FutureMarketInsights, and with a spike in pet ownership caused by the Covid-19 lockdowns, the market is forecasted to grow in the coming years.  And while most pet food is based on recipes using red and white meats as the main ingredient, usually mixed together with vegetables and grains, there is a new category emerging which is creating quite a buzz. Insect-based pet foods currently make up a