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WHO WE ARE

Proti-Farm produces large quantities of sustainable, high quality insect ingredients for the food and pharmaceutical industry and is based in Ermelo, The Netherlands. The company history started in 1978 with the founding of Kreca. Kreca is amongst the most recognised and respected insect producers worldwide with in-house knowledge of and experience with the rearing of more than ten species of insects (different species of mealworms, grasshoppers, crickets, cockroaches etc). In 2015, Proti-Farm acquired all activities of Kreca and is currently in the process of scaling up the lesser mealworm larvae (Alphitobius diaperinus) for the food and pharmaceutical industry.

Our facilities will start to deliver large quantities of high grade insect products in 2017 and we plan to rapidly expand our facilities worldwide. End products are whole insects, protein powders (isolated, concentrated, hydrolysed) and (refined) lipids under the name of EntoPure. Proti-Farm has its own Research and Development centre in which research is executed on demand for external clients and continuous optimization takes place for our own products and facilities. Proti-Farm works closely together with top universities and technological research institutes worldwide.  This is done under strict quality and animal welfare standards.

As part of Proti-Farm, Kreca continues to deliver our high quality products and services in existing feed and food markets while Proti-Farm further aims to serve the international food ingredient and pharmaceutical industry with its innovative products and techniques.

Currently all our facilities are closed for tours.
For press requests please contact: media@protifarm.com

WHY WE DO IT

The world is facing numerous difficulties in order to feed everyone in a sustainable manner.
At Proti-Farm we believe insects will play an important role in solving the world’s food problems.

 

751
MILLION

Undernourished people in the world

622
MILLION

People with no access to a safe drinking water source

2
BILLION

CO2 emissions this year (tons)

CURRENT WORLD POPULATION
7,529,265,817
The Proti-Farm group has been serving the world with high-quality insects for animal feed since 1978 from Kreca Ento-Feed BV. Since 2007 Kreca Ento-Food BV is supplying insects for human consumption. Please find more information on our respective websites.

Proti-Farm is a large scale producer of premium, natural and sustainable ingredients of the lesser mealworm for the food, personal care and pharmaceutical industry

ENTO PURE®
Protein Isolate
ENTO PURE®
Protein Powder
ENTO PURE®
Purified Oil
ENTO PURE®
Chitin Powder
ENTO PURE®
Larvae

OUR SUSTAINABILITY GOALS

Eradicate Poverty & Hunger

Improve
Healthy Nutrition

Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Protect
Natural Resources

Responsible Production & Consumption

Global Partnerships to Reach our Goals

PROTI-NEWS

1001 Startups

Congratulations to our well respected client Jimini’s!

24 February 2017

Jimini’s is an agrifood startup of Foodtech created at the end of 2012 by Clément Scellier and Bastien Rabastens. Its goal is to progressively integrate insect protein into our daily diet in order to offer an alternative with low environmental impact and high nutritional values.

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Angelina Jolie Eating Insects

Angelina Jolie and her kids eating insects as healthy source of food!

23 February 2017

Angelina Jolie cooked up a storm while promoting her latest film in Cambodia by eating bugs with her kids. The actress was seen frying a scorpion and eating the leg of a spider which she said had a “really good flavour”.

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New Food

Thanks to our well-respected client Jimini’s for this article on edible Insects!

17 February 2017

As the human population continues to grow, it is increasingly important to moderate our consumption of the Earth’s dwindling resources. According to the FAO report, livestock production accounts for 70% of all agricultural land and 30% of the planet’s total surface area.

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Together with our industry experts we continuously optimize our solutions whereas sustainability, reliability, safety, traceability are key.

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