Why did we joined forces to create IPIFF? To speak to the EU institutions and partners from the food and feed chain with one voice. As a pivotal actor in this process, we strive to make insect protein available to EU farmers, companies and consumers. Heinrich Katz - IPIFF Treasurer  


Become an insider and join IPIFF today

IPIFF is the International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed and was funded in 2015. Our mission is to helps the insect industry prosper by promoting insects as a source of animal proteins for both human consumption and animal feed.

Our membership is composed of 31 members in 14 different countries. Members of IPIFF are involved in research, development, testing, manufacturing and commercialisation of insects products. IPIFF also welcomes associate members such as universities, research instutes and other actors along the food supply-chain. 

Benefits of IPIFF membership

Members have the opportunity to influence EU legislation impacting the insect sector by playing active role in advocacy activities, working groups, communications initiatives and IPIFF policy development alongside events and networking opportunities.

IPIFF has two main types of memberships:

  • Common ordinary members  (for insect producing companies)
    Common ordinary members vote on the overall strategy of the association, its advocacy activities, the content of communication instruments and the formats of IPIFF stakeholder events. Through IPIFF, they gain direct access to policy makers and other actors relevant to the insect sector. The membership fee is between €7,000 to €11,000 per year depending on the company contribution capacity.

    Also non-insects producing companies can become members. For further details, please contact the Secretariat.

  • Associated members (for knowledge sharing operators e.g. research institutes, or other insect producing companies.)
    Associated members are regularly informed about the activities performed by the association as well as relevant developments (e.g. legislation, research projects, scientific publications, etc) for the insect producing sector. The membership fee is €1,250 per year.

We lead an innovative and dynamic industry, helping our members find continuing success and opportunities.
To apply for membership and/or to receive the membership pack, please contact:
IPIFF Secretariat
tel: +32 (0)2 743 29 97
mobile: +32 (0)4 86 44 94 76
E-mail: christophe.derrien@ipiff.org