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Creating value from recycled food by-products

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Creating value from recycled food by-products

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Investment Highlights Company Overview Transaction Overview Team News

Transaction Summary


  • Raising A$1M

  • The minimum investment is $25,000

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Investment Highlights

  • Providing a local supply chain for manufacturers by supplying pectin, sugarcane fibre, grape marc, grape seed oil with proven channels to market

  • Benefits from increasing demand globally for raw ingredients needed in the production of booming health and nutrition products

  • Production facilities constructued in partnership with Australian governments

Company Overview

  • Australian innovation and IP, applies globally

    Re-establishing a lost Australian food manufacturing industry – Pectin production

  • Improving farming sustainability and reducing carbon footprints

    B2B customers signed

  • Secure supply chain of local ingredients

    Retail products being released pre-Christmas this year

  • Strongly supported by the Australian Federal Government with grant funds

    Partners with Queensland University of Technology and Macquarie University

Investing in the circular economy

Extracta converts low-cost raw materials that are currently lost to the food chain into high-value products.

Extracta recovers unused food and agricultural surplus and upcycles it into ingredients used by the food, nutraceutical and cosmetic industries, markets that are growing rapidly globally.

Environmentally aware production

Following environmentally friendly production, which is increasingly demanded by customers, Extracta reduces waste, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

There is increasing demand from Australian manufacturers for these products, and a strong preference for local, reliable producers like Extracta.


Low volume, high margin

Extracta has few direct competitors because its business model is focused on low volume, high margin, and superior quality products.

Most manufacturers produce high-volume, low-margin products in one or two base raw materials. This high-volume business model is unsustainable in Australia as it is not a large enough market to be sustainable.

For example, pectin has not been manufactured in Australia for many years due to price pressure from imported products. However, Extracta has proven it can be cost-effectively manufactured in Australia.

Australia has very few ingredient manufacturers for high-quality food and food as a medicine market. For example, Extracta’s first customer MediKane imports sugarcane from Japan as no competitive supplier exists in Australia, however, Extracta has proven it can deliver top-quality ingredients.

Transaction Overview

Raising A$1M

The full investment will purchase 18 percent of Extracta Pty Ltd stock with fully paid ordinary shares offered at A$0.67 per share.

Extracta reserves the right to take over oversubscriptions.

Extracta has 6,767,980 shares on issue pre-rise, and will issue 1,492,537 ordinary shares for this fundraising. There will be 8,260,517 ordinary shares post-raise.

This is a Seed Round only open to Sophisticated Investors. For significant investments, a board seat may be offered.

Use of funds


31%Operations Costs

15%R&D Costs

14.5%Working Capital/Contingency


  • Management
  • Rod Lewis

    Founding Director & Chief Executive Officer

  • Dr Malcolm Ball

    Founding Director & Chief Scientific Officer

  • Allan Dowsett

    Non-Executive Director



  • March 2023

    Extracta Update
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  • September 2022

    Extracta Eyes Off Food Waste as Raw Material
    Read more
  • August 2022

    Australian company diverting agricultural waste from landfill
    Read more

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