Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering partners with Livin Farms

Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Livin Farms, an esteemed Austrian company specializing in sustainable insect farming. This collaboration aims to revolutionize the insect-based protein industry by implementing high-tech solutions.

Livin Farms is at the forefront of developing sustainable solutions for animal feed, with a particular focus on black soldier flies. These remarkable insects offer numerous benefits, including their high protein content, efficient conversion of organic waste, and low environmental impact. By harnessing their potential, Livin Farms is transforming the way we address food security and sustainable agriculture.

Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering recently conducted a successful test at its factory in Venlo, where they showcased their Rotoshifter technology to Livin Farms. The Rotoshifter sets a new standard in larvae separation with its innovative technology, merging two established separation methods into a single solution. This cutting-edge system effectively separates larvae from frass, ensuring excellent purity levels. Extensive testing has demonstrated that the Rotoshifter achieves an impressive purity level of up to 97.5% for clean Black Soldier Fly Larvae. With its exceptional performance, this technology revolutionizes the insect farming industry, enabling producers to deliver high-quality larvae for various applications, including animal feed and sustainable agriculture.

The partnership between Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering and Livin Farms marks a significant milestone in advancing sustainable insect farming practices. By integrating the Rotoshifter technology into Livin Farms' operations, they will enhance their ability to scale production, increase efficiency, and maintain the highest quality standards. This collaboration will empower Livin Farms to meet the growing demand for sustainable animal feed solutions while reducing reliance on traditional protein sources.

"We are thrilled to partner with Livin Farms," mentioned Jeroen Kusters, Director of Sales at Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering. "Their dedication to sustainable insect farming aligns perfectly with our mission to develop state-of-the-art technologies to contribute to a more sustainable and efficient food system. Together, we will drive positive change and create a more sustainable future."

Both Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering and Livin Farms are committed to stimulate innovation and ecological conservation. This partnership represents a crucial step towards establishing sustainable insect farming as a mainstream solution for addressing global food challenges.

Curious about our insect farming solutions? Discover your opportunities and contact our experts.

Do you already have a insect plant or considering to start this? Or are you searching for ways to scale up the production and want to replace your current method of manual sieving? Curious what our Rotoshifter can offer you? Download the brochure or ask for the possibilities. 

Download insect larvae separation leaflet

Sorting machine for black soldier flies larvae!

In the video below you can see the separation of black solder fly larvae from frass.

Seeing our Rotoshifter in real live and experience how the separation works is something we offer to all our potential customers! Want to have more information about our insect separation technology or want to meet our Rotoshifter, then don't hesitate to contact us.

Contact our expert

Want to learn more about Livin Farms? Go to their website by clicking on their logo:

Topics: insect rearinginsect larvae separationinsect farming


L.J. Costerstraat 8
The Netherlands
+31 77 354 33 34

The sender takes full responsibility for the content of this news item. Content may include forward-looking statements which, at the time they were made, were based on expectations of future events. Readers are cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking statements.

As a life sciences organization based in Vienna, would you like us to promote your news and events? If so, please send your contributions to news(at)