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Op-ed piece: Climate change makes case for RAS salmon farms

Matt Craze’s op-ed piece about climate change makes a case for salmon RAS. Since publication, there have been Q1 reports of big fish losses in Chile and New Zealand. New Zealand King Salmon CEO Grant Rosewarne last week called salmon farming the “canary in the coalmine” for climate change. Read the full piece at: Undercurrent News

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Presenting at the RAS-TECH Conference and Trade Fair 2022

Matt Craze presented a global view of the land-based aquaculture industry at the recent RAS-TECH event in Hilton Head, South Carolina. As we revealed in our recent Land-based Aquaculture Report published exclusively with Undercurrent News, a new cohort of 15 salmon RAS projects are financed and in the construction phase. Several will start production this year. This new cohort…

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Spheric present at the  Seafood Expo North America show in Boston 🐟

Matt Craze visited the Seafood Expo North America seafood show in Boston for the first time since coronavirus restrictions have eased and for his third consecutive show (2018, 2019, 2022). Matt reports of several great meetings with clients and a positive outlook for the seafood industry, albeit with some reservations about the high inflationary environment. Although the organizers claimed…

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Our Land-based Aquaculture Report (2021) is out!

The Land-based Aquaculture Report, previously launched as the The Salmon Land-based Handbook, is the second edition of our land-based aquaculture report series, this new issue includes a wide range of species, we found 32 projects to grow shrimp on land using modern technology, and about 60 projects in the other species category. There are 193 projects in the world,…

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Global Aquaculture Challenge Virtual Finale – 1 day to go!

Spheric Research is proud to announce the upcoming Finale of the Global Aquaculture Challenge 2021 on Oct 7, 2021 at 8:00 AM (CT USA). The cohort members Feedvax (Argentina), Genufeed (Israel), Jala (Indonesia), Salmokine (Chile), Seawater Solutions (UK), TeOra (Singapore), Wittaya Aqua (Canada), and Xylome (USA) will pitch and answer to live Q&A in front of the aquaculture industry…

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Spheric Webinar: “How aquaculture can become the green protein machine?”

Spheric hosted a high-level webinar for the Global Aquaculture Challenge initiative, topics ranging from aquaculture nutrition to the impact of innovation were covered during the 2 hour webinar where we had the participation of renowned experts. About the webinar: Aquaculture is practically the only animal protein known to man that can be increased in output without ensuring the environmental…

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Exclusive interview with Atlantic Sapphire CEO and Co-founder, Johan Andreassen

Recently in our Podcast Series with Undercurrent News, our founder Matt Craze interviewed the CEO of the world’s largest land-based salmon company, Atlantic Sapphire. During the 30-minute interview several points were discussed ranging from the operations of their main facilities at Miami and Denmark to the performance of salmon smolt in closed systems. Atlantic Sapphire achieved a massive stock…

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The Global Aquaculture Challenge, an initiative supported by Spheric, announces its cohort, sponsors and prizes

Since its early starts, Spheric has been working together with The Yield Lab Asia Pacific in the organization of the Global Aquaculture Challenge, a non-profit accelerator program and competition. Throughout this effort we have implemented our expertise in the aquaculture industry hand in hand with renowned experts to evaluate a large variety of companies that applied from around the…

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Our Salmon’s Top 50 (2021) report is out!

Spheric Research in conjunction with Undercurrent News has published the first ever ranking of the world’s Top 50 salmon companies. The report, which comes packed with insights gleaned from interviews with industry executives, underscores the industry’s growth challenges and Mowi’s unchallenged position as No. 1 producer. We provide exclusive data from Aq,uaChile on how it has become the dominant…

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The Global Aquaculture Challenge is looking for innovation now 🌎

Spheric Research in cooperation with the Saint Louis-based ag-tech fund The Yield Lab is delighted to announce the launching of the Global Aquaculture Challenge, an initiative to encourage innovation in the aquaculture field. Applicants will be selected by aquaculture experts to participate in a world class non-residential 6-month Accelerator Program led by industry recognized Subject Matter Experts. The Challenge…

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