Salim Selenge NUTRINSECT develops chenille-based nutritional products

To combat child malnutrition through caterpillar proteins. According to the World Food Programme, 52 % of children under the age of five suffer from chronic or acute malnutrition in the DRC. NUTRINSECT is a Congolese specialist in the development of nutritional products based on insects (caterpillars, Mpose, broths)

The hope is that, by implementing solutions adapted to the African and local context, NUTRINSECT will help not only to reduce malnutrition, but to promote economic development. “Studies have shown that the shea caterpillar is an incomparably rich food containing up to 63 % protein, 15 % fat and omega-3”

Sectors Agribusiness
Location Kinshasa, Congo, Democratic Republic of the
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