MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — Cargill partnered with InnovaFeed to bring sustainable feed options to the animal nutrition industry. It includes marketing fish feed that utilizes insect protein. “We recognize that the planet has finite resources,” said Pilar Cruz, president of Cargill’s compound feed business. “It is our job to find innovative feed options for our customers that protect the planet and support sustainable protein production.” InnovaFeed’s approach brings added sustainability benefits as the company uses co-products from the agriculture production of starch and sugar to feed black soldier fly larvae known as Hermetia illucens. Once the larvae reach a certain stage, protein and oil are extracted from the larvae, to be used in feed for pets, aquaculture species and young animals like broilers and piglets. “By upcycling local cereal co-products and repurposing insect waste as an organic fertilizer, InnovaFeed’s products truly have a positive environmental impact,” said Clement Ray, chief executive officer of InnovaFeed. “We’re also able to have a positive impact on climate change by saving 25,000 tons of CO² emissions per year with each 10,000-ton-production unit by ...