This Waterloo tech company helps cricket farmers grow bugs for protein | CBC News

They're part of a sustainability project developed by Aspire Food Group that uses artificial intelligence to help farm crickets as an alternative source of protein.

2022-01-23 2:00:00 PM

They're part of a sustainability project developed by Aspire Food Group that uses artificial intelligence to help farm crickets as an alternative source of protein.

Waterloo company Darwin AI was recognized by the United Nations for playing a part in one of the world's Top 10 outstanding projects. They partnered with Aspire Food Group to use artificial intelligence to help farm crickets as a source of protein.

"We need to start thinking creatively about how we're going to feed the planet..."CBC News·Posted: Jan 22, 2022 7:00 AM ET | Last Updated: January 22Crickets grown in Windsor, N.S. at Midgard Insect Farm as used as protein in pet food.

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Wow! There are so many OTHER options for protien on this earth! We don't have to eat bugs. For what market? Please, God! No! 80% you say!?🤮😱 DefundCBC I will NOT live in a pod I will NOT eat the bugs. We were promised space travel not the proletarianization and 3rd-Worldification of White countries. Eating red meat bad. Eating bugs good.

Wait, there are cricket farmers?!

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