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BRDE20171114001

A German start-up company, specialized in insect based food products, is looking for production partners from Western Europe

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ABSTRACT

A German company, active in the development, production and sales of insect-based food products is looking for a manufacturing Partner from Western Europe. The supplier has to produce textured insect protein (comparable with a TVP - textured vegetable protein) using an extrusion technology. The manufacturing process should be HACCP certified but the raw material will be provided by the German company.


FULL DESCRIPTION

The German start-up company produces and sells insect-based food products, like special burgers made of bugs instead of meat. The working prototype for the product has already been developed and has a huge potential, as it has excellent sensorial attributes. The products are currently sold in the Netherlands and in Belgium for legal reasons. The German company is currently working to get approvals for more European markets.
The company is searching for a partner from Western Europe, that can produce a textured insect protein (comparable with a TVP - textured vegetable protein) using extrusion technology with machinery as an extruder (obligatory), dryers, cutters/mixers. The manufacturing process should be HACCP certificated
Industry partners are wanted to perform the private label production for the German, Dutch and Belgian market. Also research institutes with a smaller food grade extruder could be an option for the initial sales.
Production amounts: initial production 250kg, packed in 15kg bags; afterwards roughly every 3-4 months a new production will be needed.
Estimated total production in 2018: >5 tons.
Targeted type of cooperation is a manufacturing agreement.


Partner expertise sought:

- Type of partner sought: Desired machines: extruder, dryer, cutter/mixer
Production amounts: initial production 250kg, packed in 15kg bags; afterwards roughly every 3-4 months a new production will be needed
Estimated total production in 2018: >5 tons
The manufacturing process should comply with HACCP.
- Specific area of activity of the partner: Industrial partners from western Europe are wanted to perform the private label production. Also research institutes with a smaller food grade extruder could be an option for the initial production.
The manufacturing process should comply with HACCP.


Advantages & innovations:

The supplier will
- have a new customer leading to increased turnover.
- produce a product with estimated rising volume.
- get experience in the production of novel food.


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KEY INFORMATION

Country of origin
GERMANY
Profile date
17/11/2017
Deadline
17/11/2018

PARTNERSHIP(S) SOUGHT

Manufacturing agreement

CLASSIFICATIONS

INDUSTRY SECTORS
Industrial Manufacture \ Food and Drink
TECHNOLOGY KEYWORDS
none...
COMMERCIAL KEYWORDS
Manufacture of other food products n.e.c.
MARKET KEYWORDS
MEDICAL/HEALTH RELATED / Agro and Marine biotech / Food and feed ingredients / CONSUMER RELATED / Food and Beverages / Health food

FIND OUT MORE

Contact Enterprise Europe Network Scotland by email at info@enterprise-europe-scotland.com, quoting reference number BRDE20171114001