BlueNalu is a leading innovative food company producing seafood directly from fish cells.

BlueNalu's mission is to be the global leader in cellular aquaculture, providing consumers with great tasting, healthy, safe, and trusted seafood products, that support the sustainability and diversity of our oceans.

BlueNalu was founded in 2017 by Lou Cooperhouse and Chris Dammann. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California.


BlueNalu has designed and executed a platform technology in which they will ultimately offer a broad array of sustainable cell-based seafood products to consumers.


BlueNalu will produce real seafood products directly from fish cells, that are as delicious and nutritious as products that have been grown conventionally, in a way that is healthy for people, humane for animals, and sustainable for our planet.


BlueNalu is backed by Griffith Foods, Nutreco, KBW Ventures, Pulmuone, Rage Capital, Rich Product Ventures, Agronomics Ltd; AiiM Partners LP, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and others. The company raised $60M in new round on Jan 19, 2021. This brings BlueNalu's total funding to $104.5M to date.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $104.5M over 5 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Convertible Note)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Diego
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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