Soldier Fly Technologies announced today that it has been selected to receive $60K from LSU’s Sustainability Fund to support the implementation of its organic waste upcycling project.
The United States alone produces 430 billion pounds of food every year, of that, approximately 133 billion pounds, 30%, goes uneaten.
More Food Needed
Globally in 2016, 815 million people were malnourished or food insecure, yet in just three decades the world will demand 60% more food than we currently produce.
A United Nations report suggests, by 2050, the world’s population will increase by 30% to over 9.7 billion inhabitants.