NovoNutrients: Tackling the dual problems of CO2 emissions and over-fishing

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The first to transform CO2 to fish food, NovoNutrients is trialing with industry giants Skretting and Chevron, and will soon raise Series A funding

Biotech startup NovoNutrients has pioneered a process that turns CO2 or other industrial emissions into protein powder for use as feed in aquaculture. Called NovoMeal, the product is created in a natural fermentation process by microbes genetically engineered to sequester and consume carbon.“Fish farming will fail if it's not provided with an alternative protein nutritionally equivalent to small fish very soon,” said NovoNutrients CEO David Tze. “Aquaculture requires capturing over 400bn small fish per year [to produce] marine protein, and its price has gone up fivefold since 1995.” Accor...
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