Business Opportunities for pyrolysis and Phosphorus/Bio-Phosphate recovery

 ABC-BioPhosphate 2020 industrial franchise model for organic farming and adsorbent applications: an unique business opportunity

European Invetment Project Portal EIPP-20170255 (BIO-PHOSPHATE)

ABC (Animal Bone Char) BioPhosphate

is a recovered organic phosphorus fertiliser natural product made from food grade animal bones with the advanced 3R zero emission pyrolysis and nutrient recovery technology.

The project is based on large scale EU Commission co-financed RTD projects I have coordinated and implemented 2002-2019 (trusted EU references). This is the commercial implementation of a breakthrough, evidence-based and innovative technology, which focus on cheapening the value chain by reducing the cost and time of water and agricultural related large infrastructural investments.

The current investment project is aimed at the implementation of an ABC processing plant hardware installation (full scale industrial replication and production franchise model) and the global market uptake of 3R zero emission pyrolysis technology and ABC-BioPhosphate natural products. The complex 3R zero emission pyrolysis technology and all its auxiliary systems have been specifically developed for high tech processing of animal by-products only.

The project demonstrating sustainable growth of the business to deliver impact through a promising and realistic business planning, and a significant growth potential at a relatively modest capital investment, with a realistic exit strategy capable of supporting financial and non-financial returns.

The ABC BioPhosphate project awarded Seal of Excellence quality label from the European Commission. This quality label is a guarantee for investors to find high standard projects from European SMEs with strong feasibility and capacity of development.

We are looking for qualified and solid business partner(s) for the 2020 implementation of 3R franchise replication model:

  • 20,800 t/y throughput capacity.
  • 12,500 t/y output ABC (Animal Bone Char) BioPhosphate production.
  • External investment need: CAPEX €9 million, OPEX: €1 million year 1.
  • Sales from year 2: > € 15M/year EXW.
  • IRR = 25%. Pay back= 3-4 years.
  • Industrial process installation/operational Authority permits: already available (Biofarm Agri Research Station).
  • Bio-Phoshate product application Authority permits: already available.
  • Market focus: Producer Organizations for fresh fruit and vegetable organic products; adsorbent industry (virgin/regenerated adsorbents)
  • Marketing and sales: prepared for organic farming/adsorbent sectors.
  • Full value project insurance and international reinsurance made.

Outline that gives the business leading edge: The EU is >95% is importing the mineral phosphate, most MS 100%, mineral phosphate containing Cadmium and Uranium toxic elements. The new EU Fertilizers Regulation revision law harmonization (enters in force by 2022) provides strict safety criteria for fertilizers (including very low Cadmium content), for which most traditional mineral fertilizers cannot meet under market competitive conditions. The new EU concept is to utilize the approx. 2Billion t/y unexploited biomass resources in the EU. Terra Humana Ltd. is the only one vendor in the EU who is specialized on high nutrient dense ABC-BioPhosphate recovery since 2002.

Results so far: Significant liquid cash finance invested so far for project development, including European Commission co-financed projects between 2002-2019. The majority investment is made by Terra Humana Ltd. and in minor scale additional European Commission co-finance made since 2002. Successfully development completed and proven demonstrated, close to market reached and full industrialization made.

Status: Past the development stage. Well established and high valued system that is aiming taking, build and grow business to the next level while prepared for success on a larger scale and monetize the business internationally. Series B investment round.

Key goals: Extensive market valorisation and market capitalization of the 3R Zero Emission Pyrolysis Technology and products by 2020 to reach immense market and economical values.

The 3R investment is characterized by high return on capital, high financial and non-financial benefit business opportunity, rapid pay back, above average expected growth in revenues and earnings in strategically important key business sector. In all investment phase our work is low risk profile performed and fiscally conservative with offered stability, but still maximizing the gains. The proven and advanced 3R technology opens new technical, economical and environmental perspectives and opportunities. Please contact us for details.

The 3R is a “Product of Europe”, which development is priority supported and co-financed by the European Commission Framework Programme 5, 6, 7, CIP-Ecoinnovation and H2020 since 2002 (for more information please visit our 3R PROJECT References site) under transnational scientific and technological development cooperation in eight EU countries and Israel.

The ABC-BioPhosphate business project is listed on the European Investment Project Portal with a reference number of EIPP-20170255.

Stable and conservative investment portfolio with the following characteristics


  • Strategic & key important invention in global scale; providing advanced technology and products in the business and market field of added value recycling and recovery of materials.
  • Breakthrough, evidence-based and innovative technology.
  • EU recognized pyrolysis development: the 3R technology is developed under EU Commission programmes (2002-2018).
  • High added value processing of food industrial organic by-products. Organic phosphorus recovery from animal by-products.
  • Comprehensive and full scale designed and tested.
  • Proven, industrial demonstrated and industrial permitted technology and original solution.
  • Despite its advanced performance it does not contain exotic technical solutions and materials.
  • Economical scale from > 20,800 t/y throughput industrial capacity.


  • Fully permitted by EU MS Authorities under strict EU legislations.
  • Industrial scale pyrolysis plant installation and operation permit number: FES/01/0851-33/2015 (Issuing Authority Industrial Safety Inspection and ten other advising Authorities)
  • ABC (Anima Bone Char) Bio-Phosphate product horticultural application permit number: 02.4/102-2/2015.


  • Price stability.
  • Security of Phosphorus supply and a reduction in reliance on imports.
  • Improved yields.
  • Extensive market valorization and market capitalization to reach immense market and economical values.
  • High added value processing of food industrial organic by-products.
  • High feed flexibility and the diverse/wide range of high quality product strategy.
  • Market demanded and wide product adaptation application scenarios.


  • Environmental and climate sustainability with zero emission processing and carbon negative  applications.
  • The Bio-Phosphate is produced from a sustainable and renewable by-product streams.
  • Product is safe to use with below detectable cadmium content.
  • Targeting social and environmental impacts, improved food quality & safety for less cost.
  • High efficient energy conversion process. Energy self-sufficient and auto-thermal process.
  • Low-cost/low-energy supply chain.


  • IPR from 25%, rapid bay back and high return with conservative investment.
  • Attractive financial position: demonstrating sustainable growth of the business to deliver impacts with a realistic exit strategy and returns.


  • solely owned by the inventor and senior designer Edward Someus.


  • Senior experienced and able to create sustainable and viable business.


... why do you need :

  1. Phosphorus is strategic key element of the food crop and animal production in agriculture. NO P = NO Agriculture = NO Food.
  2. The EU is >95% is importing the mineral phosphate, most MS 100%.
  3. The phosphate is recognized by the EC as critical raw material with high supply risk in 2017.
  4. Mineral phosphate containing Cadmium, Uranium and other toxic elements.
  5. Growing food demand = growing phosphorus demand.
  6. Finite phosphate: the low Cadmium and Uranium content mineral fertilizer resources already used up and in the future only contaminated resources are available.
  7. Geopolitical risks: imported Phosphate is an critically important issue for the national security already now. All farmers need phosphorus, yet just 5 countries control 88% of the worlds remaining phosphate rock reserves.
  8. An inefficient food system: large amount of P to waste streams, no recovery.
  9. Cheap fertilizer: a thing of the past for farmers.
  10. In the near future (2022) very drastic P price increase to come (In 2008 it was >700%).


Please contact us on the following e-mail: or

Skype: edwardsomeus

Call: +(36-20) 201 7557 or +(36-20) 805 4727

Contact information

Terra Humana Ltd.

(Edward Someus)




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