Products obtained from insects have a high proportion of crude protein: 40-44% in the case of the black soldier fly larvae, or up to 60% in the case of black fly larvae or in grasshoppers, and even reaching 70% in the case of silkworms.
Mª Angeles Latorre Górriz
University of Saragossa. Spain
María Ángeles Latorre Górriz has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Science from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. After working as a researcher at the CITA of Aragon (Aula Dei) and at the University Cardenal Herrera CEU of Valencia, she joined the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine/Science of Saragossa, where she now holds the post of Tenured Professor. She is a specialist in pig nutrition and production.
Main lines of research
• Assessment of raw materials
• Animal nutrition and product quality
Updated CV 24-Jul-2017