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AgriProtein announces US joint venture

California, 16 November 2020 It is with great pride that AgriProtein announces Bioko! A joint venture between PreZero US and AgriProtein. PreZero is an innovative, global recycler at the forefront of developing circular economy solutions – the German based company has over 90 locations spread across nine different countries. The two companies have come together […]

Insect Technology Group is part of £10 million Government funded research project

United Kingdom, 2 October 2020 Insect Technology Group takes part in £10 million Government funded research project – largest public private consortium of its kind. We are pleased to announce that the Insect Technology Group has received research funding from UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) as part of its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: Transforming Food Production (TFP) […]

MultiCycle completes sanitation research project in Durban

Durban, 3 August 2020 MultiCycle Technologies announces the end of its research project in Durban, South Africa. MultiCycle recently completed its four year sanitation research project in Durban and has since relocated key resources back to the Insect Technology Group’s facility in Cape Town. The project provided several interesting data points and key learnings from […]

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 […]