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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Land-based Salmon Handbook is out!

Spheric Research has finally published the Land-based Salmon Handbook in conjunction with Undercurrent News. This monster report is the first-ever data-driven approach to documenting the emergence of the land-based salmon movement. Besides documenting projects from futuristic designs to those plants currently in operation, we have supplied the first-ever database of post-smolt facilities that utilize recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) technology….

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Cargill’s canola omega-3 crop program in Montana state 🇺🇸

Back in June I collected my MBA degree in New York and headed to Montana state to visit Cargill’s canola omega-3 crop program in Montana state. Growing omega-3 on the Great Plains to feed Atlantic salmon in the fjords of Norway and Chile is a remarkable development. Montana farmers are on the periphery of America’s best farmland soil. The…

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A visit to India and Mangalore’s fishing industry 🇮🇳

Spheric Research - Lets get down to food.

Visiting India for the first time was a fascinating experience. I’m sure everyone has their own tales to tell, but let’s get down to food, and seafood. Indian is about 90% vegetarian and even a trip to an Indian McDonalds tells that story: the franchise advertises a host of vegetarian style burgers that I didn’t get the time to…

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FT Commodities Summit in Buenos Aires 🇦🇷

This is my first blog post for Spheric Research. SR has just attended a Financial Times event on Argentina’s massive resource potential. I would define these resources as belonging to four main groups: The country’s vast farming plains that yield enough grain and oilseed to feed dozens of countries The massive shale oil and gas deposits of western Argentina…

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