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Verming is one of the newest and most promising cultivation forms. Experts suppose it is the future of the global food industry. Term comes from the combination of the Latin word Vermis (worm) and Farming (cultivation). Verming is the rising of special worms for processing into nutritional protein. 

Verming is one of the newest and most promising cultivation forms. Experts suppose it is the future of the global food industry. Term comes from the combination of the Latin word Vermis (worm) and Farming (cultivation). Verming is the rising of special worms for processing into nutritional protein.

Society began to take Verming seriously after one economic research. It said that protein obtained from worms is more beneficial and cheaper than its main competitor – fish protein. Transnational companies started to consider the Verm-protein as one of the solutions in the fight against world hunger. It’s so due to the fact that protein is an essential product for the human body functioning. According to the World Health Association research, one in four human in the world underfeeds. Basically, it is about animal protein’s lack.

Verming, in its present form, originated in Singapore in the 2000s. It quickly gained the popularity in Southeast and Central Asia because of its demand in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic fields.

Insects breeding isn’t something new for people. Many companies have been doing this for years and investing huge amounts of money. So, for example, they make a red dye of cochineal, breed a ladybug in order to fight dangerous pests of plants. Moreover, it’s recommended to use brown worms in food because they can supply person with enough amount of protein.

One of the main pioneers of Verming is the Singapore-based company QI Ingredients. It has greatly helped to spread the Verming ideas throughout the world. Also company invests in the development of verm platforms in India and Russia.