Protix is a biometrics company that offers a range of products which enable its customers to optimize their feed solutions.

Protix is the leading insect company in circular, natural and sustainable proteins from insects.

Protix was founded in 2009 by Kees Aerts & Tarique Arsiwalla and is headquartered in Dongen, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

Protix's mission is to bring the food system back in balance with nature. Insects are part of the solution to the protein crisis while building a natural and circular food system with minimised food waste.

Protix has become the leading insect ingredient company with a broad range of ingredients from the Black Soldier Fly.


Protix uses high-tech control systems, artificial intelligence, genetic improvement programs and robotics to produce consistently and at the right quality. 


Protix is backe by BOM Capital, Rabobank, Aqua Spark and SHIFT I. The company raised a total of €45M in funding to date. 



  • Year founded: 2009
  • Funding Info: €45M in 2 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Venture- Series Unknown)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Dongen
  • State: Noord-Brabant
  • Country: Netherlands
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