Feedect provides nutritional insect protein to feed the future

Feedect's co-founders CEO Julio Just (R) and CSO Olallo Villoldo © CompassList

Feedect farms insects to produce high-quality protein alternatives for animal and human food

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Juan Cañamero Lluna began breeding insects as a hobby in 2000. That grew into a small business to provide reptile food. Nearly two decades on, he has co-founded Feedect, a startup breeding insects to create protein products for animal feed, flour, fertilizers and nutritional lipids.
As early as 2009, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations had begun thinking about the challenges of feeding a future population of 9bn humans. Projections showed that food production had to rise by 70%. In the case of meat, the FAO predicted that annual worl...

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