Birchal Crowd Sourced Funding (CSF)

Fremantle Seaweed has successfully raised $1.26M through CSF platform, Birchal. CSF allows private companies such as Fremantle Seaweed to raise investment from retail and wholesale investors, have a broad base of shareholders and advertise their securities offers online.   Our mission Fremantle Seaweed is an aquaculture company that grows seaweed as a sustainable food source […]

Fremantle Seaweed has been awarded $4M in funding from the State of Western Australia through the Investment Attraction Fund.

This grant allows Fremantle Seaweed to go from proof of concept to a fully operational #seaweedfarm that will supply a range of fresh seaweeds including #Asparagopsis, #Caulerpa and #Kelp. Fremantle Seaweed’s expansion project will create jobs in the #marine and #aquaculture sector along with the environmental benefits associated with sustainable seaweed farming such as: – […]

Fremantle Seaweed Makes Waves with Blue Gravity Grant for Marine Innovation in WA

Fremantle Seaweed received support from the Blue Gravity grant which supports the growth of high potential marine innovations and facilitates collaboration amongst stakeholders in WA’s ‘blue economy’. Blue Gravity is run by For Blue and is a partnership between the Department of Jobs Tourism Science and Industry, the City of Fremantle, the City of Cockburn, […]

Fremantle Chamber of Commerce – Marine Tales Initiative.

Fremantle Seaweed is a member of the Fremantle Chamber of Commerce Marine and Engineering committee and was delighted to be a part of the marine tales initiative to attract talent into the local marine industry by providing a pathway into aquaculture. The greater Fremantle region has been built on the activity of our Port, fishing […]

Doing business in Fremantle for social and environmental outcomes.

To offer a truly sustainable solution, Fremantle Seaweed is committed to ensuring the organisation offers a holistic solution that both positively impacts people and the planet. Along with the benefits to the environment, seaweed farms have been proven to deliver extensive social outcomes for communities including employment, income, skills development, community connection as well as […]

Fremantle Seaweed aquaculture lease approved for 32 hectares.

Fremantle Seaweed applied for an aquaculture lease in Derbal Nara (Cockburn Sound) in August 2021 after completing detailed research into the feasibility of growing 15 local seaweed varieties including the red seaweed Asparagopsis that reduces cattle methane emissions by 90% when used as a cattle feed supplement. The aquaculture lease is located on the easternmost […]

Fremantle Seaweed is a member of the Australian Sustainable Seaweed Alliance.

  Article by Catherine Norwood:Source In Western Australia, Fremantle Seaweed is waiting on planning approval for a 32ha marine lease at Cockburn Sound to launch its seaweed farming business. Co-founders Chris De Cuyper and Mick Holland set up the company in 2020 and spent almost a year raising seed funding and gathering the data […]