Wanda Fish Unveils its First Cell-Cultivated Bluefin Tuna Toro Sashimi

May 20, 2024 Wanda Fish

Cell-based seafood maker Wanda Fish, Ltd. unveils its first cultivated bluefin tuna toro sashimi. The creation of this prototype addresses the burgeoning demand for bluefin tuna via a pollution-free, quality-consistent, and sustainable supply of the highly sought fish.

Wanda Fish Raises USD $7M in Seed Funding to Accelerate Pilot Production of Cultivated Bluefin Tuna

October 9, 2023 Wanda Fish 

FoodTech start-up Wanda Fish Technologies, Ltd., announces it has secured USD 7 million in seed funding. The round was led by Netherlands-based global aquaculture investment fund Aqua-Spark, with additional funding from returning pre-seed investors The Kitchen Hub by the Strauss Group, Peregrine Ventures, LLC, PICO Venture Partners, MOREVC, and CPT Capital, LLP. Since its inception, Wanda Fish has raised USD 10 million in funding.

BlueNalu Cracks the Code to Significant Profitability in First Large-Scale Facility

October 11, 2022 BlueNalu

BlueNalu, a global leader in the development of cell-cultured seafood, announced that it has unlocked the path to significant profitability in its first large-scale facility due, in part, to a series of breakthrough technologies. These technologies are expected to drastically reduce both operating and capital costs for large-scale production, and when combined with the company’s premium product and market focus, will enable a projected 75% gross margin. The company’s first product will be bluefin tuna toro, a highly prized and specialty portion that commands premium pricing across global markets.

Bluefin Tuna Reveal Global Ocean Patterns of Mercury Pollution

Bluefin tuna, a long-lived migratory species that accumulates mercury as it ages, can be used as a global barometer of the heavy metal and the risk posed to ocean life and human health, according to a study by Rutgers and other institutions. 

New Flawed MSC Certification of Bluefin Tuna Risks Reaching the Mediterranean Market, Warns WWF

November 2, 2020 World Wide Fund For Nature

WWF sent a public letter to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) raising concerns over the certification of the French SATHOAN bluefin tuna fishery operating in the Mediterranean Sea. This is the second bluefin tuna fishery to be awarded with what WWF believes is a premature certification.