Top 5 Black Solider Fly Companies
There is lot of old and new companies in the black solider fly world. Here we are going to highlight some of the top producers who have been innovative in their business practices through the years.
Evo Conversion Systems
This is a great company with a wealth of information and a massive collection of blogs dating back to 2017. Led by Texas AM professor Dr. Tomberlin they offer consulting services and specialize in fertilized eggs and colony development. They also carry multiple products such as black solider fly breading lights, breading cages, egg traps, fiberglass track/rack system, mobile feeder cart, rotary oven dryer and horizontal swing sifter.
Symton Black Solider Fly
Symton Black Solider Fly is a company in the US based out of College Station Texas. It has products such as Large, Medium, Small Feeder grade black solider fly Larvae for the reptile industry but also has some specialty products such as Canned Black Solider Fly, Black Solider Fly Eggs, Black Solider Fly Puppa, Black Solider Fly pre-puppa, Canned Dubia Roaches, Popworms, compost grade Black Solider Fly and finally Black Solider Fly Frass. They target the reptile industry and also the Breeder and Zoo sub-market.
Enterra is a Canadian company. They have three products. Enterra Grubs, Enterra Protein and Enterra Oil. They also less widely know sell Enterra Frass. Enterra Grubs are are whole, dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae that are full of good nutrients and can be used to Repack and market as a treat for birds, chickens and other animals. Enterra Protein is a highly digestible natural protein meal made from sustainable Black Soldier Fly Larvae. Finally Enterra Oil s a healthy fat ingredient made from sustainable black soldier fly larvae that can be Blended with other ingredients in your formulated pet foods and animal feeds. Or Used as a coating on your pet foods and animal feeds for enhanced palatability.
Enviroflight is located in Marysville Kentucky. They serve the Poultry, Aquaculture, Pets, Exotic,Young animal and Fertilizer markets. They produce four products. EnviroBug, EnviroMeal,Enviro Oil and Finally Enviro Frass. EnviroBug are premium dried black soldier fly larvae produced from oven dried larvae. All larvae are fed a diet composed of pre-consumer by-product, AAFCO defined ingredients. EnviroMeal is premium dried black soldier fly larvae meal produced from oven dried larvae. All larvae are grown in the USA and fed a diet composed of pre-consumer by-product, AAFCO defined ingredients. The meal is made by pressed larvae, removing a portion of the oil to provide a high protein ground product that can be used in a variety of livestock, aquaculture and pet manufactured feed products. Enviro Oil is premium dried black soldier fly larvae oil is produced from oven dried larvae. All larvae are grown right here in the USA and fed a diet composed of pre-consumer by-product, AAFCO defined ingredients. The oil is mechanically pressed out of the dry larvae, to provide a high fat oil rich in lauric acid, otherwise only found in coconut and palm kernel oils. This oil can be used in a variety of livestock, aquaculture and pet manufactured feed products. Finally Enviro Frass is left-over product from growing EnviroFlights black soldier fly larvae, including larvae waste, exoskeleton sheds and remaining feed ingredients. This all-natural fertilizer contains a nutrient dense blend of N-P-K and minerals. All larvae are grown in the USA and fed a diet composed of pre-consumer by-product, AAFCO defined ingredients.
Grub Tubs is located out of Austin Texas. They work to repurpose the food waste coming from restaurants and grocery stores into nutrient-rich animal feed that is affordable for the local farmer.
Feed costs are even higher than labor for American farmers. And even worse than the economic impact, current animal feed is environmentally unsustainable as it takes up around 70% of the farm acreage in the United States that could be used for other purposes.
In conclusion there are a lot of other great Black Solider Fly companies out there but these 5 are top of mind when it comes to the industry and have the strongest brands.