Are insects becoming the ingredient of the future? The world of insects is growing, as insects efficiently turn organic waste into high-value ingredients for animal feed and plant nutrition. Insect production is the practice of breeding insects as livestock, also referred to as mini livestock. Insects need very little room to grow, making for a sustainable and smaller carbon footprint than alternative sources of protein. Insect farming in an indoor environment is important to make food available year-round, since insects are available in nature only during certain months.
Insect Production Technology & Automation Solutions
To achieve commercial mass production, current insect farming systems need automation. Viscon Logistics provides technology and automation solutions for this emerging market, scalable insect production. For example, black soldier fly (BSF) farming, mealworm raising or breeding other insects such as grasshoppers and crickets. Our decades of experience in factory intralogistics automation ensures an optimized process, tailored to the needs of insect farming companies. We take care of the logistical flow by automatically moving, handling and storing crates throughout the production process. We even add intelligent software to enable traceability and full control of the plant.
Viscon takes pride in jointly developing the logistical process with our customers. Based on in-house engineering, production and software development, Viscon incorporates all our customers’ needs in one optimized insect factory design. During this process, we also establish a seamless connection with any third-party equipment, like insect feed technologies.
Our track record in high-volume logistics provides great opportunities for the development of large-scale insect farms. Curious to see how technology and automation can contribute to large-scale insect production? Our expertise has already been demonstrated in the world’s first large-scale automated black soldier fly farms.
Curious to see how technology and automation can contribute to large-scale insect production? Contact our specialist Wouter van den Berg.