Dubai’s dnata partners with Blue Aqua to boost food security in Singapore

SourceGulf Business

Dubai-based air services provider dnata has signed an MoU with Blue Aqua Food Tech (Blue Aqua) to boost food security in Singapore.

Blue Aqua will upcycle organic waste from dnata’s catering and ground handling operations into alternative insect protein for aquafeeds.

Blue Aqua’s bioconversion solution processes underutilized nutrients from the leftovers that can be transformed into insect proteins for aquacultural use. The initiative the insect protein a sustainable and efficient alternative to traditional fishmeal.

Compared to traditional protein, insect protein is a sustainable solution due to a low land, water, and carbon footprint, offering a very high yield. The partnership will supply Singapore’s farmers with sustainable access to domestically produced animal feed, which is otherwise imported.

A statement issued by dnata added that the MoU is the starting point to a deeper partnership between itself and Blue Aqua, which will look into the development and implementation of a ‘Zero Waste’ master plan.

Dnata will also add Blue Aqua to its list of suppliers more...