Enviroflight considering $32M investment in new Maysville facility

Would create 10 jobs

2017_EF_WEBbannerFRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 26, 2017) — Enviroflight LLC, a joint venture formed in February 2016 by Intrexon and Darling Ingredients, is considering investing $32 million to establish a Black Soldier Fly (BSF) rearing and processing facility in Maysville, says the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority.

The facility would take the BSF larvae and supply selected specialty pet food distributors and zoos as a feed ingredients for exotic pets.

Initially, 10 jobs would be created at $27 per hour, with an expected increase to 30 jobs within five years.

 

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