Interview Niels van Stralen

Sixty percent of foodstuffs contain palm oil, but at the same time this is harmful to the environment due to deforestation. Meanwhile, entrepreneurs are working on alternatives. How do they do it? In the most recent episode of  BNR Nieuwsradio Koplopers, CEO Niels Van Stralen explains which solutions ChainCraft offers to tackle this problem. Listen to […]


Exciting news! ChainCraft is chosen as one of the most innovative and challenging companies in the Netherlands. Each year, the MT/Sprout Challenger50 jury chooses 50 companies that successfully challenge the status quo of their industry. We’re very honored that we made the list for 2022! Read the full article (in Dutch):

Interview Feedinfo

Fermentation-Based Fatty Acids to Boost Sustainability and Supply Chain Resiliency 20 September 2022 – “The time is now to transition to a more circular economy, a more circular chemical industry.” That is the conviction of Niels van Stralen, director and co-founder of ChainCraft, a young Dutch company with precisely that mission. ChainCraft has developed and […]

Circular chemicals scale-up ChainCraft raised growth capital

ChainCraft, a Dutch scale-up active in circular chemical production is proud to announce it closed a EUR 11m funding round and secured the upcoming equity funding for its full scale flagship plant. ChainCraft produces circular chemicals from food waste through innovative fermentation technology, replacing fossil and palm oil based chemicals. For this round lead investor Convent […]

ChainCraft: proud sponsor of the FeedInfo Summit 2022

At the FeedInfo Summit 2022, we look forward to discuss the most important challenges and greatest opportunities at hand for the animal feed industry. We are happy that sustainable- and stable sourcing of ingredients will be a key topic in Barcelona on the 26th and 27th of September. Will we meet you there? Let Niels Van […]

Press release: strategic partnership Agrifirm and ChainCraft

Agrifirm and ChainCraft B.V. are starting a strategic partnership on the upcycling of organic residues. The sustainable upcycling of local organic residues into valuable feed ingredients results in more efficient (and therefore less use of) feed, has a positive impact on the health of the animal, and ultimately also on the consumer. By moving away from the use […]

Article Chemie Magazine

In a recent article in Chemie Magazine (produced by VNCI) the upscaling and diversification plans of ChainCraft B.V. are presented. Companies in the chemical industry, who are looking for biobased and circular solutions to produce more sustainable ingredients and materials, are invited to develop fatty acid based applications in cooperation with ChainCraft. Chemie Magazine | In ChainCraft B.V. komen biobased […]