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    Ÿnsect is the world leader in the production of protein and natural insect fertilizers. Founded in 2011 in Paris, France, by both scientists and environmental activists, Next40 and B Corp-certified, the company processes insects into high-end, high-value ingredients for pets, fish, plants, and humans. From its purpose-built state-of-the-art farms, Ÿnsect offers a long-term, sustainable, organic solution to accelerate protein and plant consumption. Ÿnsect uses pioneering proprietary technology covered by 377 patents across 44 categories, to produce lesser and yellow mealworms in fully automated vertical farms. Ÿnsect runs three production sites, one in Dole, France (commissioned 2016), one in the Netherlands (2017), one in the USA (since 2022), and a third site, the world's largest vertical farm, in Amiens in France, is currently under construction. In 2022, the signing of partnership agreements with leading agrifood companies in the USA and Mexico - Ardent Mills and Corporativo Kosmos respectively - nods to the construction of two new production sites in 2023 to serve these key markets. The company, which employs 360+ people, has raised around $500 million from major global investment funds, banks and public bodies and exports its products around the world.

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    Key figures

    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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