Seaweed Solutions on the multi-billion market for European seaweed

Jon Funderud is the CEO of Seaweed Solutions. Since 2009, they have been a pioneer in building up Europe's seaweed production, collaborating with players across the value chain to set up and establish growing and cultivation. Seaweed is an incredible raw material. Regenerative, sustainable, and versatile - seaweed is being used for animal feeds, food ingredients, biofuels, bio-plastics, and pharmaceuticals. It is estimated that the seaweed market will grow to 9.3 billion euro by 2030, 30% of which could be captured by Europe. This episode is a crash course on seaweed's potential. We dive into what's unfolding in Norway and beyond and why seaweed is such a big deal.  6:30 Seaweed's many applications  15:30 The up and coming European market  22:00 Ways of farming seaweed 31:30 Seaweed Solutions operations  37:00 Why industry collaborations matter Episode Transcript  Related Links More episodes on ocean farming in the Nordics The rise of regentative ocean gardens Forget seaweed, why hemp is nature’s misunderstood supercrop Iceland a.k.a. The Silicon Valley of Fish Report on Seaweed in Europe Liked this episode?  Subscribe to the show for a few dollars a month to support the creation of more content like this!


by Nordic FoodTech