Our Innovation Analysts recently looked into emerging technologies and up-and-coming startups. As there is a large number of startups working on a wide variety of solutions, we decided to share our insights with you. So, let’s take a look at promising seafood distribution solutions in the seafood industry.
Heat Map: 5 Top Seafood Distribution Startups
For our 5 picks of seafood distribution startups, we used a data-driven startup scouting approach to identify the most relevant solutions globally. The Global Startup Heat Map below highlights 5 interesting examples out of 345 relevant solutions. Depending on your specific needs, your top picks might look entirely different.
Tessol – Seafood Storage
The storage of seafood necessitates refrigerated transportation. Being very perishable, seafood should be kept in a safe, clean, and cold environment. Thus, startups are looking for the best option to store seafood to preserve its quality and minimize operational costs. Indian-based Tessol offers a refrigeration technology that improves the quality of the final product in the cold chain. The startup uses thermal energy storage. Their cold rooms contain eutectic plates that, when energized, can maintain a desired temperature inside the cold room 24/7, after every charging cycle.
Hachimenroppi – Seafood Delivery
The main sub-area of seafood delivery is creating online fish markets with a combination of long-haul logistics. This trend minimizes the attention to traditional markets and creates a global system which builds acquisition medium of sourcing seafood. Japan-based Hachimenroppi builds an Internet of Things-driven platform for seafood delivery for restaurants. The order can be made after real-time examination of the early catch. This delivery application changes the typical ordering process by making it individual, local, and dependent on the contemporary needs of the restaurant.
Shoretrade – Seafood Marketplace
Seafood marketplaces are online eCommerce platforms that unite sellers and buyers to help avoid geographical distances. It is often interconnected with fish logistics and focuses on showing the current list of catches in different regions, its name, demand on the market, and even biding the best price, ending up with the delivery of a product with real-time tracking. Australian Shoretrade creates a digital online marketplace allowing fish farmers to sell their catch by simply uploading details about the catch: the name, amount, catchment area. A buyer has the option to search various options on this platform, buy the catch and track its delivery.
Fishcoin – Seafood Tracking
There is a pervasive problem of illegal fishing and trading that can be resolved with the help of seafood tracking. This application area is mainly connected with blockchain technology which identifies where illegal fisheries join the supply chain. Singaporean Fishcoin is a Bitcoin-based data storage that ensures transparent and trusted sharing of information about fish. This startup minimizes illegal or unreported fishing by working on the decentralized ecosystem based on the fishcoin protocol.
Coastlinemarket – Full-Cycle Distribution Service
Full-cycle services of seafood distribution combine the marketplace and fish logistics. Such an IoT-based platform makes it easy for restaurants to find the required seafood and for local fisheries to find the final buyer. The gap in the distance is bridged by fish logistics with either long haul or last mile delivery. Canada-based Coastlinemarket is a service that unites the collaboration between fisheries, farmers, aquaculture companies and buyers. A user of this platform chooses a product from the wide range of fish cultures, gets it delivered via freezer trucks, and chooses the fish processing.
What About The Other 340 Solutions?
While we believe data is key to creating insights it can be easy to be overwhelmed by it. Our ambition is to create a comprehensive overview and provide actionable innovation intelligence for your Proof of Concept (PoC), partnership, or investment targets. The 5 seafood processing startups showcased above are promising examples out of 345 we analyzed for this article. To identify the most relevant solutions based on your specific criteria and collaboration strategy, get in touch.