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    Ÿnsect

    Founded in 2011 in Paris, France by scientists and environmental activists, Ÿnsect transforms insects into premium, high-value ingredients for pets, fish, plants, and human beings. From its purpose-built state of the art farms, Ÿnsect offers an organic, long-term sustainable solution to accelerate consumption of protein and plants. Due to its negative carbon activity, Ÿnsect uses pioneering proprietary technology protected globally by c.300 patents to produce Molitor and Buffalo mealworms in vertical farms. Ÿnsect is currently building its third production unit, the largest vertical farm in the world, in Amiens, France and operates two sites in France (since 2016) and the Netherlands (since 2017). The company's 200 employees has raised c. $425 million from leading global investors and is exporting its products worldwide. The company received the B Corp certification in 2021. Ÿnsect's activity is carbon negative and meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance.

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    52% estimated increase of global protein consumption between 2007 and 2030
    40% of insects in wild trout's diet
    25% of the global fishing used for fish meal

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