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Protein Products Launches Black Soldier Fly Larvae Treats

The Hermetia Protein Crawlies are live and the Crunchies are dry.




(PRESS RELEASE) PETALUMA, CA – Protein Products LLC announced its launch of Hermetia Protein Crawlies and Crunchies Black Soldier Fly Larvae (BSFL) treats. BSFL are a growing alternative source of protein for aquaculture, animal feed, pet food and human nutrition. The BSFL Animal Feed category is projected to grow to over $400 million by 2025 (Source: Meticulous Research).

The global population is projected to increase by 2 billion people in just 30 years causing inflation of feed costs, potential food shortages and excess waste to landfills. In fact, the U.N. is encouraging governments and businesses to turn to sustainable insects to fulfill the planet’s protein needs. BSFL convert excess food from industrial or consumer streams into high quality, clean and sustainable alternative protein. The Hermetia Protein Crawlies are live, and the Crunchies are dry. They are the perfect high protein treat for chickens, reptiles and companion birds. They are also delicious.

“We are proud to bring our high quality and high protein Hermetia Protein products to the market. Black Soldier Fly Larvae are the perfect, sustainable treat,” said Maximo Mendoza, VP of business development at Protein Products LLC. “They are not only high in protein but also packed with vitamins and minerals!”

Protein Products raises its BSFL on its 32 acre farm in Petaluma, CA. The Crunchies (dry larvae) come in 5 SKUs – 4 ounce, 8 ounce, 1 pound, 5 pounds and 10 pounds. Retail prices range from $9.99 to $119.99. The Crawlies (live larvae) are available in three SKUs – 1,000 larvae that are small, medium or large with a retail of $14.99 each.

The company is seeking retail and distribution partners as well as sales reps to expand its door count nationwide. Please contact to inquire about opportunities. To learn more about Protein Products, please visit




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