[2 October/CNBC]

Lab grown fish could soon be a reality. Finless Foods CEO, Mike Selden, said it was initially hard to generate investor interest, however there had been a spike in companies in the last few months. A few years ago, there were no companies in the sector. Finless Foods was now among one of the main layers. It hoped to capture part of the $120 billion seafood market, and make it more sustainable. Its Co-founder, Darren Henry, said the technology allowed them to meet growing demand without putting pressure on ocean ecosystems. Engineering fish tissue was a new frontier for scientists. Blue Nalu CEO, Lou Cooperhouse, added it had been over five years of science and publications to get to the start point. Cultured seafood hat the potential to hit the market before other meats due to it being relatively less complicated to replicate.