Business and Biodiversity: Corbiota GmbH

Corbiota GmbH


Industrial animal Farming is under pressure. Not only because of behavioral changes but also caused by financial and environmental issues, impact of diseases and last but not least the high amount of medication given to livestock. Right now the widespread usage of antibiotics in livestock relates to a value of around 15  billion Euro globally. Antibiotic resistance not only visible in animals but also in farmers is dramatically increasing. Productivity still overrules welfare and the needed high performance does not support any changes.

We as Corbiota want to redefine industrial animal nutrition by introducing a natural solution backed by science. We feed special live worms fully pathogen free to young animals right at the beginning of the rearing period to transfer complex microbiota. When administered to young animals such as chicks but also piglets or companion animals they enable optimal health and growth. Specifically they support the eubiosis, the natural balance of microorganisms in the gut.

To ensure the high quality of our proprietary solutions we strongly believe in innovation based and dynamic R&D. In Various scientific trials we could prove increase animals’ agility, which is a huge improvement of animal welfare reduction in mortality and diseases such as pododermatitis, which in general reduces the usage of antibiotics. Our Production is fully automated and AI controlled, build on vertical farming concept to reduce needed production space and protect unsealed surface and has a positive CO2 balance. In addition we produce zero waste as our „waste product“ is high quality vermicompost. Therefore we not only improve animal welfare but also reduce the usage of chemicals in fertilization processes.

Over the next years we have big plans to redefine livestock at scale by transferring the knowledge to other species such as piglets or companion animals.  Our goal is to create a new category and to become the new standard for natural animal health and welfare solutions which increase productivity with full sustainability and CO2 positive standards.
We are proud to be part of the initative „Biodiversity in Good Company“ as we always want to broaden our network following the same goals. The initiative brings together companies with highest values for sustainability and biodiversity and its statues are as strong as visionary.


FactBox Corbiota GmbH

Düsseldorf, Germany

Major products
Complete animal feed, vermicompost

Global employees
app. 20