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Sustainable Protein Flour

A high-concentrated, locally produced, sustainable alternative to animal proteins

May 2020
Gallery Sustainable Protein Flour 1
Gallery Sustainable Protein Flour 1
01.

Identification

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.

Label Date May 2020
From United States
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Equity partners; Partners

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • 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
03.

The Financial benefits

  • 30% less expensive than ground beef protein
  • 50% less expensive than protein flour made from imported crickets from Asia.
04.

Activity Region

  • /

North america

United States,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity
05.

Company Profile

Manna Foods

We use our patent pending technology to produce highly nutritious, and super sustainable, insect protein.

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Headquarters San Antonio, TX 78216, USA
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