FMI Power of Seafood 2021 Provides Insights on Ways to Maintain Strong Seafood Sales

FMI—The Food Industry Association, has released the 2021 Power of Seafood, which finds the seafood department was a leading driver in the percentage of increased grocery sales in 2020 with a 28.4% increase in sales, which exceeded the sales growth of the produce, meat or deli departments.

NaturalShrimp Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Aquaculture Assets of Hydrenesis Aquaculture, LLC

February 24, 2021 NaturalShrimp

Gerald Easterling, CEO of NaturalShrimp added, “NaturalShrimp has been working with Hydrenesis since 2018 on several solutions for the industry with the team at Hydrenesis. The Company intends to immediately begin deployment of the technology in our hatchery and nursery systems.”

UF/IFAS, FDACS to Help Teach Science, Engineering Through Aquaculture

Through a $64,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm to Schools program, the University of Florida and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) will help some Florida K-12 educators who teach science, technology, engineering, math (STEM) and agriculture start or strengthen aquaculture education programs.

Mosa Meat Completes $85M Series B Investment Round

February 24, 2021 Mosa Meat

Mosa Meat, the European food technology company that introduced the world’s first cultivated beef hamburger in 2013, announced the third and last closing of its Series B funding. This third closing of $10m brings the total raised in the round to $85m.

Modern Meat Expands Into Georgia Main Retailers, Launching its Plant-Based Meats in Fresh Street Market and IGA

February 24, 2021 Modern Meat

Modern Meat is rolling out its premium line of chef curated vegan products at the popular grocery retailers IGA and Fresh St. Market, both subsidiaries of Georgia Main Food Group Ltd. Specifically, they will be carrying the Modern Meat Burgers, Crumble, ‘Crab’ Cakes and Meatballs.