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A new sustainable
insect based source
of protein


Climate KIC

World population is expected to increase from 7 to 9.3 bn in 2050

Globally, one-third of all food produced is wasted

Food production will have to increase by 70% over the next 40 years

nextProtein is developing a new large scale technology that produce a sustainable source of protein

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nextProtein featured as one of the startups changing the Arab World

...Ultimately, we picked the 100 start-ups most in line with our criteria. Among these are Careem, the UAE-based Arab ride-sharing app, Skiplino, the Bahraini queue management software, and nextProtein, a Tunisian start-up producing insect-based protein for livestock. These start-ups also showed impressive diversity, with founders hailing from 18 different Arab countries, from Oman to Lebanon to Tunisia...

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What do we do?

We rear beneficial insects such as fly larvae on organic waste, primarily traceable fruits and vegetables sourced from food distributors and agricultural waste.

The bioconversion process generates valuable components of animal feed: an insect based protein (for aquaculture, livestock and pets), an extracted fat and an organic natural fertilizer for use in agriculture.

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