Veolia gets approval to export insect meal and oil into Europe

Its Malaysian subsidiary is officially granted with TRACES approval, opening doors for the European markets.

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Credits: Veolia
October 20, 2023

Veolia Bioconversion Malaysia, part of Veolia Group, received approval from the Ministry of Agriculture in Malaysia to export its insect meal Entomeal™ and insect oil Entolipid into the European markets for use in pet food, aquaculture and livestock.

Insect meal and oil are produced with EU industrial standards and fully compliant with EU regulations to be used in animal feed applications. TRACES ensures the safety and full traceability from feedstock to finished products of our production.

For 170 years, Veolia has helped its clients optimize resource management, turning organic waste into valuable resources with best-in-class biotreatment solutions. The company’s ambition is to become the champion of ecological transformation. By placing innovation and decarbonization at the heart of its activities, Veolia is actively participating in the development of bioconversion.

Veolia Bioconversion Malaysia Sdn Bhd operates one of the largest insect industrial facilities in Asia. The facility adheres to the highest industrial standards with ISO 22000, GMP and HACCP certification and meets the most stringent regulation requirements. It has a production capacity of 3,000 tons of insect products per year which allows the company to be a robust and stable partner to work with.

Fabrice Latchoumanin, general manager, Veolia Bioconversion Malaysia, said that “there is an increasing requirement for sustainable, and functional ingredients in the pet food and aquafeed industry. Insect-based feed offers many benefits for these applications such as high digestibility and nutritious feed source. We are thrilled to provide a sustainable alternative source of protein to the European market.”