This list collects some of the most common insects grown to produce food and feed. Companies like Entolab are working on improving their scale and production to reach a more market quota of feed and food production worldwide.
Each species involves a lengthy scientific study which the authorities must legally approve of each country or region to allow it to use on animal feed or even human food. Therefore, not many species are approved for both, although there are many indications that this will change in the very near future.
This list contains the more popular insect species, their latin name and common name (specie), and the top companies adopting them.