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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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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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Spheric Research at the China Fisheries & Seafood Expo 2018 🇨🇳

This year I joined the staff of Undercurrent News at this major seafood event in Qingdao, China. First thoughts are it’s quite remarkable to observe the development of even a so-called Tier II city such as Qingdao. Touching down on a crisp-cold November evening, Qingdao from above looks like Las Vegas with flashy neon-lighted hotels and massive highways. The…

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Spheric Research heads to GOAL 2018 in Guayaquil, Ecuador 🇪🇨

Guayaquil is the shrimp exporting hub of the Americas. We headed to the annual GOAL event, which is organized by the Global Aquaculture Alliance and brings together leading executives and thinkers from the seafood industry. There was a heavy emphasis on shrimp this year considering the destination and SR was busy at work researching Aquaculture Frontiers: Part 3, which…

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Seafood Expo North America 🇺🇸

This was my first visit to SENA. I don’t have the hindsight of previous visits, but I suspect that we are seeing a quiet revolution in the world of aquaculture, led by land-based farming entrepreneurs who are finally succeeding with this model of fish farming. One of the most intriguing visits I did at SENA was to the stand…

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Summing up AquaNor 2017 🇳🇴

Spheric Research at AquaNor 2017, Trondheim, Norway.

Matt just returned from Trondheim, Norway and a busy four days at the salmon industry’s biannual get together, working on the forthcoming feed report to be published by Undercurrent News. The salmon industry is booming, and hundreds of service providers want a piece of the action, selling everything from life jackets to gigantic offshore cages that have been crafted…

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