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The impact of the war between Russia and Ukraine is dire for everyone involved, so many lives are impacted. The full consequences of this war are still a guess, but in the short term we will also notice impact on our plate. Kees Aarts shares his reflections.
Protix first insect genetic selection program yields incredible results. Protix has been involved in insect breeding with the aim to further improve the potential of insects as an efficient protein converter. Our breeding program has demonstrated interesting results, not only were we able to show that selection is possible, but we have already achieved significant improvement.
BREAKING NEWS: Protix raises EUR 50m in equity for international growth Impact investors step into the growth plan of Protix; European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF), BNP Paribas, the Prince Albert II Foundation and The Good Investors. This new funding is also supported by existing shareholders Aqua-Spark, Rabo Investments, and Invest-NL.
Protix is on a quest to develop a new industry. We believe in a more sustainable food system and a better society, and in the difference that we can make in it. Inspiring and motivated employees play an important role in accelerating our growth. We are delighted to introduce Loes van Rijsoort who joined us last year as HR director. Loes is on a mission! Learn more about Loes in the video.
At Protix, people make the difference, today and in our next phase. Protix is hiring for growth. Growth can be realized with inspiring and motivated people. We have had a significant expansion of the team with a number of key-hires who will further support and lead the growth. We are thrilled to announce that Jeroen van der Staay recently joined Protix in the role of Chief Growth Officer. Learn more about Jeroen in the video.
At Protix, people make the difference, today and in our next phase. Protix is hiring for growth. Growth can be realized with inspiring and motivated people. We have had a significant expansion of the team with a number of key-hires who will further support and lead the growth. We are thrilled to announce that Anneke van de Geijn recently joined Protix in the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Learn more about Anneke in the video.
Insects back on the menu of our chicken! Sustainability is a means, not an end. The goal is a world with endless perspectives where we can all live a happy and rich life. Although we are not moving in that direction now, we will get there through sustainable solutions, actions and regulations. Read this article by Kees Aarts.
📢Landmark milestone reached! Today the European Union authorizes the use of insect proteins in poultry and pig feed. This is a breakthrough for circular agriculture. The approval of using insect protein meal for poultry and pig feed helps reduce the dependency on protein sources that are connected to deforestation and overfishing.
👉The Netherlands leads the protein transition, with innovations and companies like Protix. Investors, companies, and retailers from all over the world come to The Netherlands for innovative technologies. Protix features as a leading example in Dutch TV programme EenVandaag addressing the need for sustainable innovation and a protein transition. 🌎
The Associated Press visited Protix and reported on insect nutrition about to take it’s rightful place in our food system. EU regulators issued another positive opinion this month for grasshoppers, based on an application from Protix. Protix is capable of producing a range of insects from black soldier fly to meal worms and crickets and has a broad portfolio of products ranging from ingredients for pets, plants, pigs, fish and chicken to foods and snacks for humans.
📢 Protix welcomes the publication of European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion on the safety of Locusta migratoria (grasshopper) for human consumption. This EFSA opinion results from an application submitted by Fair Insects, a Protix company, back in 2018. Protix also applies novel food dossiers for the black soldier fly and other species.
Protix invests further in pet health & nutrition and hires Paul van der Raad as Global Commercial Director Petfood. The petfood industry is an important and growing market, where humanization, premiumization and sustainability are key drivers.