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Press statement – Commitment of the European insect sector towards more resilient and sustainable food supply systems – April 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has visible implications on the well-functioning of agriculture and other sectors directly involved in food production activities (e.g. declining agricultural workforce or heavily disrupted supply chains) – including on the insect production sector.

We wish to highlight the importance of classifying insect farming as an ‘essential activity’ by national public authorities. The functioning of innovative food-producing systems, providing high-quality solutions for the food and feed chains, has to remain a priority in times of crisis’, declared the IPIFF President Antoine Hubert.

Download 📫Press Statement here.