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Global AgInvesting: Aqua-Spark invests in innovative Brazilian tilapia farm, Fisher Piscicultura

Global AgInvesting: Aqua-Spark invests in innovative Brazilian tilapia farm, Fisher Piscicultura

  • Post published:October 3, 2019

Dutch sustainable aquaculture-focused investment fund Aqua-Spark announced its investment in Fisher Piscicultura (Fisher), an impact-driven tilapia farm based in Brazil.

Founded in 2011, Fisher’s team has deep cross-collective expertise in agribusiness, the Brazilian electric industry, and water management. With this knowledge behind them, they were the first to farm on the Aqua Vernelha, a man-made reservoir highly suitable for tilapia farming.

Known for its innovative, new cage system, Fisher integrates automatic feeders and hyper-efficient grading systems into its aluminum cages, which are sturdier and more resilient against predators and severe weather events, and which are kept buoyant through the use of recycled PET bottles. This system offers distinct advantages in lower labor costs, better animal welfare, better than average production benchmarks, and increased growth.

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