This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Laetitia has a farm, but not a farm as we know it. In her farm she grows insects to be eaten by animals and humans alike. A farm that can offer a sustainable way of getting better proteins, delicious flavours and a healthier diet.
Laetitia had a double training, first in international marketing, advertising and communication at ISEG Business School in Toulouse, and then in language science, with focus on animals and insects communication sistems at University o Tolosa Le Mirail. As an expert in logistics and supply chain, she directed proyects and teams at DHL y Hellmann Worldwide Logistics. A vegetarian for the last 12 years, in 2008 she discovered the power of insects as a source of proteins, while she was living in the USA. She then became an expert in mass production of insects and co-founded Insagri. Based in Conil, Malaga, Insagri specializes in production and process of insects for human and animals consumption.
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