Circa Biotech Wins AgriTech Innovator of the Year Award
Agritech advancements and innovations are the key factors enabling sustainable and environment- friendly agricultural practices. This award looks to the companies that are changing how we see agriculture while creating a greener tomorrow.
Circa Biotech is a pioneer in food waste management and the region’s first waste-to-feed project, aimed at creating a circular economy by utilizing industrial insect farming to upcycle organic waste into protein-rich animal feed and organic fertilizer.
Speaking on the sidelines of the SME Excellence Awards 2023, Dr Haythem Riahi, Founder and CEO of Circa Biotech said that food waste is one of the biggest challenges humanity is facing, as one-third of the food produced for human consumption is wasted.
Dr Riahi added: "Worst than that, this food is dumped in landfills which generate methane which is also a greenhouse gas."
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