Latest news

Must read: we have a new manager

04/05/2021 - We are very pleased to announce that from May 1st 2021 Bas de Leeuw will start as manager at North Sea Farmers. He will succeed Koen van Swam.

The end of Bio4safe: the start of EU seaweed biostimulants

03/05/2021 - After 4 years of Bio4safe, the project is almost coming to an end. Though the trials on crops will continue until summer, we have published our final report. That kind of feels like the end of an era for our team. All project partners stepped in this project without knowing what to expect and ended up with truly relevant outcomes for both farmers and seaweed farmers. That’s a major accomplishment! So what was this project like for us? And what’s next?

Macquarie, new North Sea Farmer!

26/04/2021 - Macquarie Group is a diversified financial group providing clients with asset management and finance, banking, advisory and risk and capital solutions across debt, equity, and commodities. 

What is happening in the world of Seaweed Science?

21/04/2021 - On a regular basis, North Sea Farmers organizes a research group meeting with members of the community to keep each other informed about the ongoing seaweed research. To give you an idea of the wide potential of seaweed, this article reflects some of the insights that were shared during the most recent meeting.

We are looking for a Seaweed Cultivation Hero intern!

31/03/2021 - We have a position open for a Seaweed Cultivation Hero. Do you want to be part of the solution? Then join us in building a sustainable seaweed sector and become intern at our Offshore Test Site!

Barentz Animal Nutrition, proud North Sea Farmer

30/03/2021 - Meet Barentz Animal Nutrition, a company which offers a wide range of ingredients and concepts in order to improve feed efficiency, raise productivity, reduce waste and contribute to the animal health and wellbeing. So what makes them a North Sea Farmer? Read all about it here!

BlueBlocks, our newest North Sea Farmer

29/03/2021 - Meet BlueBlocks! A cleantech start-up that develops new biobased materials for circular applications. The company is based in Rotterdam in BlueCity, where we do research in the lab and have a small production space.

Meet our North Sea Farmer NoordOogst Aquaponics

15/03/2021 - Meet NoordOogst Aquaponics: a small scale company, based in Groningen, that wants to make a contribution to the sustainable solution of food issues in a creative, innovative way. We are happy to introduce this proud North Sea Farmer to you!

Vacancy: Manager North Sea Farmers

10/03/2021 - Do you want to be part of the solution? Then join us in building a sustainable seaweed sector and become our new manager.

Seaweed market study shows: European demand for seaweed exceeds production

04/03/2021 - We had a market study and consumer research conducted by Mountainview Research. It illustrates the ambitions of a large group of businesses when it comes to seaweed.