Proti-Farm NV is the largest producer of insects for human nutrition. Founded in 1978, Proti-Farm is one of the most experienced multi specie insect breeders in the world and have now taken insect breeding and rearing one step further. In 2018 they will open their fully automated state-of the art production facility in the Netherlands to make large scale sustainable products for human consumption based on the Buffalo (Alphitobius diaperinus).
The Buffalo's are high in protein, vitamins, minerals, essential amino acids and healthy fatty acids such as omega 3 and 6. The environmental indicators of Proti-Farm’s Buffalo's are striking: they have one of the most efficient feed conversion ratios, require very little land and water and have very low greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional livestock.
Proti-Farm produces a 100% pure powder from the Buffalo, which serves as a natural ingredient in a wide variety of food applications. With its neutral taste and flavor, this premium powder can easily be blended into various food products and applications.