Protifarm is world’s first fully automated high-tech buffalo production facility to serve the food and pharmaceutical market. Proti-Farm Holding NV has its head offices in Ermelo, The Netherlands and acquired Kreca in 2014, which has been active in the insect farming industry since 1981. Kreca was founded by the Calis family who made the company one of the leading insect farms worldwide.

The founding members are still active within the corporate group. Proti-Farm Holding NV consists of Kreca Ento-Feed BV (insects for animal nutrition), Kreca Ento-Food BV (insects for human consumption), Proti-Farm R&D BV (Research and Development), Proti-Farm Breeding BV and Proti-Farm BV. Protifarm is currently scaling up its facilities in The Netherlands in compliance with the international FSSC2200 standards for food safety in the food industry (combination of ISO and HACCP-procedures) and the ISO 14001 certified environmental management system and the ISO 26000 certification for social responsibility.




“Supply the world with enough and 24/7 available high quality nutrients from insects which are produced in a sustainable way”