The world's first food ingredient line made of insects

Functional, sustainable and full of protein, vitamins, fibre and more


Effective nutrition for a healthy lifestyle and planet

Eating insects will be the new normal

Over the next few years, the way we eat will change completely. Effective, sustainable solutions will help us secure both a healthy lifestyle and a healthy planet. To make it possible, Protifarm, a Dutch agri-tech company, has created AdalbaPro the world’s first ingredient line made from insects for the food and beverage industry. With AdalbaPro Textured Insect Protein (TIP) and AdalbaPro Insect Protein Concentrate (IPC), Protifarm managed to create solutions where edible insects become the new normal. AdalbaPro is made from the Alphitobius diaperinus, better known as the buffalo beetle, a hardy insect with an exceptional nutritional value. It is not only highly nourishing, but also far more sustainable than other sources of protein, requiring dramatically less land, water, and feed than other alternatives. Our planet-friendly solution that can be used to enhance and develop food and beverages such as baking products, sports nutrition, pasta, meat and meat alternatives.

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IPIFF publishes labeling guidelines

July 31st, 2019

The International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) has recently published a guidance document regarding EU food labeling...

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Protifarm in Inside Food & Drink magazine

July 24th, 2019

Last April, an article about Protifarm was published by the British magazine Inside Food & Drink. The article tells about...

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Why insects as a base for a healthy lifestyle and planet?

Healthy lifestyle

Naturally high in protein
Excellent protein quality with complete amino acid profile
Naturally rich in vitamins & minerals
Natural source of omega 3 fatty acids
Naturally high in fibre

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Healthy planet

Limited GHG emissions
Efficient feed conversion
Low land use through vertical farming
Low water use

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