Lou Cooperhouse is co-founder and CEO of BlueNalu. BlueNalu's mission is to be the global leader in cell-cultured seafood, and Lou has deep experience in a 35-year career in food industry innovation. He’s been involved in numerous startups and was the Director of the Rutgers Food Innovation Center and CEO of Food Spectrum, which provided strategic consulting and business management expertise to the food industry.
In this wide-ranging interview, we discuss the founding story of BlueNalu, including their time in stealth mode when the team tried their cell-cultured amberjack for the first time.
We cover BlueNalu’s five-phase plan to scale up to a profitable production facility.
Lou offers his perspective on the advantages of fish over terrestrial animals to develop cell-cultured products.
We also discuss details on a recent announcement regarding agreements with Mitsubishi and Thai Union that will help them scale to what Lou believes will be the largest customer base….Asia
These are great insights and perspectives from a leader of one of the most well-capitalized startups in the industry.
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