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HiProSUN : High Protein SunFlower Extraction Meal

A process to convert waste into high-protein food/feed and green energy, solving climate protection and nutrition

March 2024
Gallery HiProSUN : High Protein SunFlower Extraction Meal 1
Gallery HiProSUN : High Protein SunFlower Extraction Meal 1


Our process converts waste (sunflower meal) into high-protein food and feed (protein value higher than soybean meal) as well as a green energy source, solving two fundamental problems facing humanity: climate protection and nutrition.

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Label Date March 12, 2024
From Germany
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners, Credibility

The environmental benefits

  • A high quality protein source alternative to soybean meal
  • An alternative energy source in the form of pellets or for biomass production
  • 1 ton of non-GMO sunflower extraction meal, eliminates the need for 1 ton of genetically modified soybean meal
  • Sunflower meal is produced from a native plant, in contrast, 1 ton of soybean meal requires 1,000 GJ of additional energy to get from Brazil to Europe (0.1 MJ/ton-km×10,000 km=1,000,000 MJ=1,000 GJ)
  • Each ton of soy saved protects 0.357 hectares of rainforest.

The Financial benefits

  • Revenues of between € 2.4 and 24 million per year and licence possible

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Company Profile

HiProSUN High Protein SunFlower Extraction Meal GmbH

Process converts waste into high-protein products, green energy, solving two problems: climate protection and nutrition.

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Headquarters 91154 Roth, Deutschland
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