Sofia, Nice summary! For the comparison of BSF/L to mealworms, you left out a fairly massive detail in the equation: BSFL can be reared on a substrate comprised entirely of waste products.
Curious if this was an EU specific business decision assuming hurdles with approvals or is there another reason it was not a factor in your comparison?
As far as eating insects for human food goes, this seems as steep or steeper a cultural change than convincing humans to eat a vegan diet. How would eating insects be a stepping stone to changing to less animal protein consumption given this cultural resistance? Seems like a plant-based option makes more sense within this argument. And, in regard to…
Patrick, the question for your perspective is: how do you not only stop the growth in protein consumption per capita but reverse it dramatically to a fraction of the present en route to a more efficient and more ethical food system? Keep in mind, you have to simultaneously deal with population increase.