International Sugar Journal

Bioconversion of cane sugar processing by-products to protein and lipids by black soldier fly (BSF) larvae [Full subscriber]

Abstract The cane sugar industry can be subjected to abrupt changes in sugar prices which are mostly driven by surpluses in global production.  Sugarcane factories are aware of these changes and the possible ramifications and are working towards diversifying their product portfolio beyond their traditional options of sugar, ethanol, electricity, and biomass (briquettes, pellets) from their various processing streams and by-products (e.g., blackstrap molasses, bagasse).  Additionally, global food demand continues to rise with major shifts most likely to happen in diets favoring protein and lipid-rich foods. Therefore,  there is an urgent need to replace conventional animal feed ingredients (e.g., fishmeal,…

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