The First Startup To Join We Share: Burgs Foods(De Krekerij)

We Share Ventures
Dec 14, 2018 · 2 min read
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We are so happy to announce the collaboration with our first startup in our Community — Burgs Foods (De Krekerij). Learn more about who they are, what they do and why they joined We Share.


(De Krekerij) is a Rotterdam-based startup seeking to substitute the customary source of protein with crickets and grasshoppers’ meat. and , the co-founders of the startup, believe that crickets and grasshoppers are more sustainable, healthier and efficient in providing a growing population with protein with minimal damage to the environment.

Burgs Foods (De Krekerij) realize that Dutch customers are not used to eating whole insects (like in Vietnam or Thailand). That is why the team focuses on processing crickets into tasty food products that can be used for lunch or dinner adjusted to the western diets — like burgers!

The principal goal of the company is to offer a healthy, cheaper and more sustainable alternative to mainstream protein in the world where the global demand for meat has been increasing and will continue to grow in the future.


We Share completely aligns with this kind of mindset: we need to create a better and more impactful future and we must do it together! We decided to support the startup in their ambitions and provided them with the 95,000 euro loan. Burgs Foods (De Krekerij) has officially become our Community member which means that they receive access to our network and expertise from experts and other startups. Joining We Share, they also expressed their willingness to join the movement of sparkers and to share their knowledge and expertise with other startups in the Community.

“We are glad to be a part of the new We Share ecosystem to increase our own impact, and in time, help other start-ups so we can accelerate promising start-ups together!”

– Burgs Foods (De Krekerij)

We Share is very excited to support such a promising innovative startup with such a highly motivated and knowledgeable team! If you would like to support the guys too, and we will take care of it!

Learn more about the startup on .

Learn more what We Share offers to startups .

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De Krekerij team

This article is written by , a Writer & Content strategist from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. I write about the Dutch startup ecosystem, social & impact innovation and startup events.

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