Vacature Nutritionist, Proti-Farm, The Protein Company




Are you looking to be part of a Game Changer Team in the food industry? Proti-Farm is looking for a serious and passionate Nutritionist to strengthen the team.

Proti-Farm is an agri-tech innovator. They are producing and marketing high-quality sustainable ingredients for the food industry. The durable products are highly nutritious, easy to digest, planet-friendly because of their sustainable production and have the potential to feed the world of tomorrow. The unique, scalable, high-tech vertical-farming facility enables Proti-Farm’s controlled production of powders and oils from high quality insects for the food and beverage industry. Proti-Farm is the first of its kind at its current scale of patented automated insect breeding and rearing, as well as producing value-adding and distinguishing food ingredients through patented processing.
Proti-Farm has built its knowledge center - and simultaneously proof-of-concept - in Ermelo and is currently going through the planned scale-up process.

Proti-Farm is all about innovation, sustainability, and “feeding the world without consuming the earth”. More then 50 highly motivated professionals are dedicated to make a difference and are continuously optimizing all processes and methodologies.

Functie omschrijving - Nutritionist, Proti-Farm, The Protein Company

A practical research position in nutrition at a “Game Changer” in food

  • Profile the detailled nutritional needs for the different life phases of the Lesser Mealwurm (Buffalo) concerning macronutrients, amino acids, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.
  • Design, set up and when necessary execute research and trials.
  • Analyze, process and document research data and share the insights and experience with the R&D team.
  • Follow developments in the nutrition field (non-insect and insect).
  • Closely work together with the R&D team and keep in contact and work together with external Stakeholders.
  • Report to the Director R&D.

Functie eisen - Nutritionist, Proti-Farm, The Protein Company

Pragmatic Nutritionist who likes to enter and explore the unknown

Job requirements

  • MSc in Animal Nutrition, Life Sciences, Nutrition & Health etc.
  • Some years relevant working experience as Nutritionist.
  • Knowledge of the different available feed ingredients.
  • Good knowledge of statistics and capable to analyze data.
  • Experience in a practical research environment.
  • Fluent in Dutch and English both written and spoken.


  • Independent and critical.
  • Proactive.
  • Sustainable & innovative mindset.
  • Game Changer attitude.
  • Team player.
  • Hands-on approach.
  • Analytical and solution driven.
  • Capable to share information internally.
  • Open and constructive communicator on different levels.


Working at Proti-Farm means help to feed the world without consuming the earth. Proti-Farm is constantly innovating and developing with the goal to create sustainable food production. Working at Proti-Farm gives you the chance to explore your capabilities and to grow with them in the ultra-exciting insect industry! You will get the opportunity to take initiative in your research area and by taking the right decisions with the R&D team you can make impact.

Interesse in Nutritionist, Proti-Farm, The Protein Company?

Proti-Farm has outsourced the recruitment and selection for the Nutritionist exclusively to CeresRecruitment.
For further information, please contact Ajaan Hijmans on telephone number +31 (0)6 53 905 829.
You can send your application through our website
Comprehensive information regarding the company can be found at
A personality questionnaire will be part of the recruitment process.

Ceres is the Recruitment, Interim Solutions and Executive Search Specialist in Food & Agribusiness targetting Bachelors and Masters. They work with a large database, social media and targeted recruitment campaigns. International recruitment with a large network (including Europe, Asia, Africa, South America) and offices in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Poland. CeresRecruitment fulfills agricultural jobs. The market areas are: Agriculture, Nutrition, Biobased, Life Sciences, Animal Sciences, Agro Chemicals, Pharma Veterinary, Horticulture, Plant Sciences, Organic Agriculture, Floriculture and Horticulture. The function specializations, both permanent and interim positions are: General Manager, Management, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Human Resources (HR), Operations, Logistics (Supply Chain), Purchasing, Buyer, Trader, Research & Development (R & D), Food Technologist, nutritionist, Quality (QA / QESH), Engineering, Project Management and Process Engineering.

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