• Primary product are whole cocoons, flat cocoons and secondary silk products made from them.  Typically yarn is spun out of whole cocoons for further processing into garments.
  • Flat cocoons can be directly used for making protective materials and decorative artistic objects.  A patent application is pending on the novel technique for producing flat cocoons. R&D is also ongoing into 3D printing of silk.
  • The roasted pupae are high in protein and healthy fats. They can be packaged into tasty crunchy snacks and sold in places like north east India and south east asia where people already consume them.
  • Apart from these products, the silkworm droppings or “frass” is known as a premium quality organic fertilizer.

Whole cocoons for weaving

Flat cocoons: Non woven Silk

Roasted pupae

Silk Demand, Production and Imports in India

  • India is one of the biggest consumers of raw silk
  • Demand for raw silk has seen a constant rise in India in the past decade
  • India is a net importer of raw silk from China
Efficient Bio-foundries of Silk are a cornerstone for Atma-Nirbhar Bharat!

Eri Silkworms as food

  • Entomophagy or insect consumption is practised for centuries in many human communities around the globe. Several hundred species of insects are eagerly consumed in the North Eastern states of our country
  • The global market and acceptance of insects as human food in growing steadily. Widespread acceptance in South east Asian countries, Japan, Korea, African and South American countries
  • Position ourselves as a early commercial producers and establish quality norms. Regulatory framework of the national level needs to be provided.