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Sea Forest

Abating climate change using seaweed feed to reduce livestock emissions.

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Sam Elsom

Co-founder & CEO at Sea Forest

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Employees 51–100
Headquarters Australia
Sea Forest cultivates red seaweed as a feed supplement that reduces methane emissions from livestock. Based in Australia, Sea Forest can reduce cattle emissions by up to 80% through feed delivery systems such as feed additives for barn-based cattle and lick blocks for grazing cattle. Their customers include Asahi and Fonterra, having achieved positive market trials and won awards for sustainability. Longer term, Sea Forest aims to scale up and integrate into global supply chains and become a more consumer facing brand.

Notable Achievements

  • Proved that 0.5% of SeaFeed™ can cut methane production by up to 90%
  • Named as finalist for the 2023 Earthshot Prize in the ‘Fix Our Climate’ category
  • Sea Forest's Triabunna facility achieved FAMI-QS certification, assuring customers that quality, safety and operational practices meet regul

Currently Operating in Six Regions

Press Mentions

July 22, 2024

Tasmanian 'Eco-Milk' tests shoppers' thirst for climate-friendly dairy

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July 9, 2024

Morrisons partners with Sea Forest to fast track lower methane beef - Food & Drink International

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July 3, 2024

Morrisons set to introduce seaweed-based livestock feed to fast track lower carbon beef

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July 1, 2024

Morrisons x Sea Forest Trial Lower Methane Beef in ANZ

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June 27, 2024

Morrisons to cut beef emissions by switching cows to seaweed-based feed

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June 27, 2024

Morrisons launches seaweed-based livestock feed for low carbon beef products - Agriland.co.uk

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