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).
OF R&D ON BSF BIOLOGY AND PRODUCTION PROCESSES
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
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
Design, construction and ramp-up of a full scale demo plant in Poitiers
Development of technological solutions for breeding operation
2020 – 2021
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 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.
Industrial Project Director
Head of Operations
R&D & IP Manager
Administration & HR Manager
Industrial project manager
Innovation, Process & Industrialization Scientist
Plant Maintenance Manager
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