Essento is the European pioneer for delicious, protein-rich and ecologically worthwhile insect food products.We develop, produce in-house and market our food innovations, like insect snacks, insect protein bars or insect burgers, for retail, food service and direct sales online.
We are strongly committed to raise public awareness for insect food and organise cooking classes or team events.
All this to create a valuable benefit for society, our health and our planet.
Competences & Capabilities
- In-house product development team
- In-house production facility
- Know-how across entire value chain (sales & marketing, primary & secondary production, product development and supply chain)
- More than 2 years of successful operations gaining market insights
- Established distribution network
- Regular keynote speeches & lectures on future food, edible insects & entrepreneurship
- Strong collaboration with researchers
- Main driver of regulatory change in Switzerland
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
The FutureKitchen Series, launched on FoodUnfolded in 2019, sets out in 2020 to further encourage and inspire a food system connection, increased consumer trust, and greater interest in food careers