Welcome to NextAlim

At the birth of the insect-farming industry

Our Mission

The insect farming industry is a fast-growing sector, with very ambitious players who are building large production facilities to rear Black Soldier Fly larvae. The collective objective of the sector is to satisfy the massive demand for insect proteins that we are facing today and that we will face tomorrow.

At NextAlim, our mission is to provide the actors of the insect protein industry with healthy and performing young animals, ready for rearing, such as eggs, neonates or 7 day old larvae (7DOL).

Our Company

7 YEARS

OF R&D ON BSF BIOLOGY AND PRODUCTION PROCESSES

20

EMPLOYEES

UP TO 2.4 TONS

OF EGGS PER YEAR PRODUCED IN OUR EXISTING PLANT AT POITIERS

NextAlim is a pioneer company of the insect-farming industry:

Founded in 2014, NextAlim has developed a wide expertise in the end-to-end process, from feed preparation to grow-out larvae, up to larvae processing into proteins.

Today, NextAlim is a specialist of BSF genetics and BSF breeding operations. We specialize in neonates multiplication at an industrial scale.

NextAlim is a distinctive player of breeding operations:

  • Industrial maturity reached after 7 years of R&D and technology development

  • High production capacity

  • Ability to provide rearing advices to its customers to ensure optimal utilization of the products provided

  • Proprietary supply chain solutions to deliver young animals to the customer locations

Our History

2014 – 2016

CREATION OF NEXTALIM

  • Proof of concept elaborated in a french farm

  • Successive scale-up of process into a laboratory and then into a pilot plant nearby Poitiers, France

2017 – 2019

INDUSTRIALIZATION

  • Design, construction and ramp-up of a full scale demo plant in Poitiers

  • Development of technological solutions for breeding operation

2020 – 2021

SPECIALIZATION

  • Specialization in the production of eggs and neonates

  • Signature of commercial contracts with BSF players to provide them with eggs or neonates for their BSF rearing facilities

  • Increase of the production capacity of Poitiers site up to 2.4 tons of eggs / year

2022 – 2025

LARGE SCALE DEPLOYMENT

  • Deployment of NextAlim technology

  • Construction of 3 additional production units in Europe and outside of Europe

Our Production Sites

Poitiers facility: #1 production site

Our industrial plant is located in Poitiers (France), where we develop, test and implement our technology solutions to breed BSF. At this site, we produce high grade eggs, neonates, and young larvae. In 2021, production capacity will increase to 2.4 tons of eggs, which will generate approximately 2’500 tons of insect proteins at our customer sites.

Future NextAlim Sites

As the insect-farming sector grows, so will the demand for BSF eggs and larvae. Starting in 2022, new production sites will be added, with capacity of ~12 tons of eggs / year for the 2nd unit.

With factories located at close distance of our customers, our ambition is to become the partner of choice to support the rapid development of the industry.

Our Team

Our team of 21 highly passionate operators, technicians and research engineers strive every day to improve our processes and to develop the right products for our customers. Innovation is at the heart of our strategy.

Jean-Bernard Escoufier

CEO


Yann Priou

Development Director


Stéphane Racowski

Industrial Project Director


Marine Demaret

Administration & HR Manager


Galatée Ferey

R&D & IP Manager


Yoni Bouaziz

R&D Scientist


Sébastien Collin

R&D Scientist


Ramiro Carciochi

R&D Scientist


Anselme Mahy-Celotto

Research Assistant


Jérôme Mabilleau

Research Assistant


Quentin Chataignier

Industrial project manager


Alexis Cardo

Production Engineer


Gustave-Aurel Daganaud

Innovation, Process & Industrialization Scientist


Jean-Charles Robert

Production Manager


Paul-Alexandre Martin

Production Technician


Gegham Hovhannisyan

Production Technician


Sébastien Malvé

Production Technician


Marc Morin

Production Technician


Julie Lebel

Production Technician


Philippe Provost

Plant Maintenance Manager


Émeline Demellier

Accounting Assistant


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