In this week's Monday Minutes, we will be featuring news about fruit fly larvae, nutritious animal feed, and Walmart’s impressive eCommerce growth for 2017.
World Hunger Solution: Fruit Fly Larvae?
Flying spArk aims to solve world hunger by using fruit fly larvae to make protein powder and oil. These products will then be used to make anything from substitute meat patties to pasta. The key benefits are it is a sustainable food source, does not require land of water consumption and its nutritional values can be manipulated based on its diet. Would you dare to eat it though?
Nutritious animal feed made from human food waste
In just 3 hours, Kamine Development Corporation’s agriculture division can turn 60000 pounds of fresh food waste into fertilizer and animal feed. By recycling food waste that would otherwise be thrown into a landfill, KDG is aiming to create a more circular & waste-free agriculture industry.
Walmart impressive 60% year over year eCommerce Growth in 2017
Growing online sales faster than Amazon & E-Bay, Walmart has indeed closed the gap between these eCommerce giants. Investing in growth at the expenses of profits as well as innovating their supply chain process for speedy delivery have been key drivers of this growth. Read more to learn how your eCommerce retail business can succeed too in this increasingly crowded marketplace.
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