Timberfish turns booze into food – fish food

Out on farmland in western New York, near the shore of Lake Erie, is Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing. Here, they make more than just booze. They also raise fish. Inside a large white structure set back behind the brewery is a land-based aquaculture system. It’s the life’s work of Jere Northrop, founder of…

UN Global Compact, The Norwegian Government, and engaged companies announced last at Cermaq headquarters in Oslo the launch of the Business Action Platform for Oceans. . Cermaq is one of the world’s leading companies in farming of salmon and trout, with operations in Norway, Chile and Canada. It is a fully owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation. The Norwegian…

SalMar creates aquaculture professorship

The salmon farming giant SalMar is working with Norway’s University of Science and Technology (NTNU) to create a new professorship in the field of aquaculture. The project is being driven by the huge technological surge within the industry which both the company and the university believe will lead to major changes in how the sector…

Aquabyte

Aquabyte Raises $3.5 Million Seed Funding

Aquabyte, a startup applying computer vision and machine learning models to dramatically optimize fish farming efficiency, today announced a $3.5 Million Seed Round of funding co-led by Costanoa Ventures and New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation from Princeton University and other strategic US and Norwegian investors. Fish farming is the fastest growing sector of food…