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ArboVe Foods

What’s the big deal?

ArboVe Foods Charlotte NCFood scarcity is an issue for millions of people around the globe.  The world population continues to grow, increasing this challenge.  Our current methods for food production are environmentally costly and must adapt in order to address these challenges.
At ArboVe, our focus is developing underutilized, nutritious food sources that are more environmentally-friendly and sustainable to produce on mass-scale.

  • Traditional protein production methods are environmentally unsustainable as the world population continues to increase.

  • 70% of deforested land in the Amazon is needed for pasture space.

  • Manure from traditional livestock contaminates our water with nutrients, toxins and pathogens.

  • 18% of Greenhouse Gas emissions come from livestock rearing.

Why eat Insects?

  • Great flavor and high in protein.

  • Fewer Greenhouse Gas emissions compared to pigs and beef cattle.

  • Far more efficient at converting feed into increased body mass.

  • Significantly less land and water requirements than traditional livestock