Entobel, a biotech company specialized in insect-derived feed protein, with production activities based in Vietnam since 2013, has raised €1m (US$1.13m) in funding, and its first commercial production plant is just about to go live.
Black Soldier Fly (BSF) derived protein and single cell proteins from bacterial sources are two products nominated by an expert group as having potential in terms of new feed inputs for pigs and poultry.
Portuguese start-up, EntoGreen, says construction will begin on its first commercial scale black soldier fly (BSF) derived feed protein facility at the end of this year. The company was established in 2014.
Auchan supermarket in France is now selling own label insect fed trout in 52 of its stores in the North of France region with the objective of extending the initiative to all its supermarkets in France by the end of 2019.
InnovaFeed, an Evry, France-based biotech company producing Black Soldier Fly (BSF) derived protein for the feed industry, has raised another €40m in funding from international investors, bringing to over €55m the total amount of funds it has generated...
Beta Hatch is scaling up production of its insect-based protein feed ingredient along with carrying out continuing research to lower production costs with the aid of $630,000 in National Science Foundation funding.