Cerealus Holdings LLC

Product development company working on nano cellulose and other opportunities, 5 year convertible note, guaranteed 50% cash return by the State of Maine.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Waterville, ME, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2004
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website

Company Summary

Cerealus is a Maine based innovative product development company, with expertise in cellulose, nanotechnology, and other bio based technology.

Cerealus has created a portfolio of novel solutions for paperboard and paper mills. Our latest technology is a dry strength additive based on a starch and nano cellulose encapsulation process.

Cerealus technology enables a reduction in weight by up to 10%.


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    CEO and Founder

    Tony founded Cerealus in 2004 and has over 25 years experience in specialty chemicals, proteins, biotech, agrochemical and life sciences.

    Tony worked for Monsanto, Henkel Chemicals, Global Protein Products, and co founded T Square

    Awarded four patents, including in 2016 a patent for dry strength and filler additive for the paper making process.

    Graduate from Acadia University and the University of Maine Pulp & Paper Institute.

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    Entrepreneur, with 20 years of experience in business development and airlines. Tom is a Founder and former president of Independence Airlines, a start-up in Dulles, VA. Tom was the president of Atlantic Coast Airlines and finance executive at Continental Airlines.

    Tom brings business acumen and enthusiasm to the bio based Cerealus. He has a finance degree from Notre Dame and MBA from Univ of Houston.


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    Mike Bilodeau, Director of Process Development Center, University of Maine. Mike is a renown expert in paper making. He holds several patents and is a former head of research and development at SAPPI. He is a graduate of the University of Maine.

Previous Investors

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    Global Protein Products|Tom Moore|Kerry Skeen