Larvae turning leftovers into profits and jobs

Story excerpt provided by Dayton Daily News.

Written by Tom Stafford.

Flies naturally swarm to discarded food, and in feasting on it extract the nutrients and energy, leaving nothing to waste.

Yellow Springs company EnviroFlight LLC, is putting soldier flies’ voracious larvae to work to capture nutrients from leftovers of food manufacturing to produce feed for farm-raised fish and prawns.

In the process, founder Glen Courtright hopes to create a workable pattern to capture wasted nutrients and address a looming planetary food crisis for human beings.

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Originally published August 1, 2016.

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