Bluu Seafood unveils cultivated seafood products in Europe

Karen Pham

Karen Pham

Bluu Seafood

Bluu Seafood, the European food technology company specialising in cultivated fish and seafood production, has revealed the first market-ready products made from cultivated fish cells.

The products will be soon submitted for regulatory approval in the US, the UK, and the EU.

After the manufacturing process is scaled and refined, Singapore will be the first market where the products will go on sale – by the end of next year.

Fish fingers and fish balls are first for release, with the main ingredient being cultivated fish cells. To improve the cooking process, taste and texture, they are enriched with plant-based proteins. 

More complex products like fish fillets and sashimi have been developed as well. Bluu Seafood aims to increase its range of sustainable, tasty seafood made from animal cells while protecting animal welfare and minimising environmental impact.

“With the completion of our first products, we can demonstrate visible and edible results after less than two years of operational work,” explained Dr Sebastian Rakers, founder and CEO of Bluu Seafood.

“This officially makes us the first company in Europe to produce cultivated fish. We are now working closely with regulatory agencies to clear the way for market launch and are using the time to focus on scaling.”

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Karen Pham

Karen Pham

Karen Pham is a marketing and branding enthusiast with a major in legal English. Based in Ho Chi Minh City, she is a contributor to Viable.Earth.

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