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Circular Organics receives €400,000 research funding from Belgian government

Belgium, 31 July 2020 Circular Organics, part of the Insect Technology Group, begins ‘Encaps2Control’ research project. We are pleased to announce that our Circular Organics Research & Development team, led by Dr Stefaan Depraetere, have commenced the ‘Encaps2Control’ (E2C) project focused on developing novel and sustainable encapsulation technology. Our team forms part of a broader […]

AgriProtein in the Global Cleantech 100 List for fourth year

London, 22 January 2020 AGRIPROTEIN, a world-leading nutrient recycling company which has commercialised black soldier fly technology to convert food waste into sustainable products for the aquaculture and animal industries, was named a 2020 Global Cleantech 100 company by Cleantech Group for the fourth year in a row. The 2020 Global Cleantech 100 is the 11th […]

AgriProtein Completes Sequencing of Black Soldier Fly Genome

Cape Town, 28 November 2019 AgriProtein Technologies (part of the Insect Technology Group) in collaboration with the South African National Bioinformatics Institute at the University of the Western Cape, have sequenced the genome of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) across both sexes and strains originating from Kenya and South Africa. In addition to the […]

Insect Decline and Biodiversity

London, 22 May 2019 TODAY marks the United Nations’ 2019 International Day for Biological Diversity – launched under the theme “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health”. At AgriProtein, we understand biodiversity as the bedrock of healthy food systems, human existence and the wellbeing of planet Earth. Our focus, however, is firmly rooted in the protection […]

AgriProtein wins UNIDO award

Rome, 15 May 2019 AgriProtein is proud to announce that we have been selected as a winner in the “Overall” category at International Award 2019: “Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness”, which is organised by UNIDO ITPO Italy in collaboration with the Future Food Institute. We were selected from over 400 applications from 100 countries […]

AgriProtein is evolving

London, 13 February 2019 AgriProtein’s holding company is accelerating and broadening its global mission to develop sustainable, insect-based nutrient recycling solutions. The holding company will change its name in the coming weeks to the “Insect Technology Group”, or ITG for short. The Insect Technology Group™ now owns the following consumer facing companies: AgriProtein™ is dedicated […]

AgriProtein secures a place in the 2019 Global Cleantech 100

London, 29 January 2019 AGRIPROTEIN, a world-leading nutrient recycling company which has commercialised black soldier fly technology to convert post-consumer food waste into sustainable complete protein for the aquaculture-feed industry, insect oil, and organic soil conditioner, was named by Cleantech Group in the prestigious 2019 Global Cleantech 100, out of over 13,000 innovators from over 90 […]

World’s largest insect protein firm sets its sights on Europe

London, Antwerp, 3 December 2018 FLY-FARMER and insect technology pioneer AgriProtein, named as one of TIME magazine’s Top 50 Genius Companies, has agreed to an all-share acquisition of Belgian insect feed company Millibeter N.V. (subject to shareholder approval). AgriProtein will fund the construction of the first full-scale Millibeter factory in Belgium. Operating from the Open […]

Sustainable feed firm is a TIME Genius

London, 5 October 2018 AGRIPROTEIN has been named by TIME magazine as a Top 50 Genius Company in a new league table of businesses it believes are inventing the future. The fly farmer and waste-to-nutrient pioneer, which uses fly larvae to turn food waste into animal feed, features in TIME’s first ever annual list of […]