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Developing the world's most efficient and sustainable way to produce protein.

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Keiran Olivares Whitaker

Founder & CEO at Entocycle

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Employees 6–20
Headquarters London, England, United Kingdom
Like humans, animals need protein in order to grow. However, the production and sourcing of the protein that livestock are fed is creating habitat-loss and dead zones in the sea, and significantly increasing global greenhouse gas emissions. By enabling widespread adoption of insect protein as a sustainable alternative to soy and fishmeal, Entocycle is helping feed the earth's animals without destroying the natural world. Entocycle uses technology to bring world-leading efficiencies to help convert waste organic matter into protein by means of insects. The company's modular, environmentally controlled, and automated indoor system allows farmers to create sustainable insect protein from organic waste, anywhere in the world, 365 days a year. In so doing, Entocycle makes healthy food for farmed animals without the harmful effects on the planet.

Currently Operating in One Region

Press Mentions

February 5, 2018

5 entrepreneurs who are future-proofing the global food waste problem

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August 30, 2023

Bühler and Entocycle partner to deliver end-to-end technology solutions to insect farms

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April 11, 2023

Entocycle - Turning insects into protein to ensure global food security (ft. Keiran Whitaker)

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January 31, 2023

Entocycle grabs $5 million for its insect breeding technology

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November 9, 2021

Entocycle's insect farm is proof that flies can be bug business

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July 1, 2021

Bugs to the rescue: using insects as animal feed could cut deforestation – report

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