Sustainable Protein Flour

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May 2020
Headquarters San Antonio, TX 78216, USA

Sustainable Protein Flour - A sustainable and affordable protein flour made from beetles, using innovative technology.

Final product is a high-concentrated, locally produced, protein flour that can be integrated in recipes

The solution is an insect-based and USA produced protein flour made from mealworm (beetles). Its innovative aspect lays in the choice of cost efficient and robust US native species of insects and in a an optimized cost-effective breeding process designed to minimise time and human labor using data measurements to monitor trays conditions and unsure a continuous eggs production. The flour is to be used as an ingredient in baking goods, smoothies or alternative meat mixes to replace the weekly supply of protein usually coming from animal meat.

Key features

  • Local production
  • More minerals and vitamins per serving than salmon
  • Each 1 lb bag of Mannafood flour, compared to chicken meat, offsets 900 gallons of water and 170 sqft of land and more than 2.5 kg CO2


  • 30% less expensive than ground beef protein
  • 50% less expensive than protein flour made from imported crickets from Asia.

Categories of Application

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

Looking For

Activity Region

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North america

United States,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

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