CULTIVATING THE FISH OF THE FUTURE

Wanda Fish is dedicated to creating high-quality fish products using innovative cell-cultivated platforms, paving the way for a sustainable future with culinary excellence. 

Our flagship offering is the toro bluefin tuna, prized for its distinctive sensory attributes, boasts the highest fat content and a lusciously buttery flavor, promising an unparalleled culinary experience.

 

With Wanda Fish, the world can eat the fish it craves while giving the ocean ecosystems the time to rehabilitate.

GOOD FOR
THE OCEAN,
GOOD
FOR YOU

With the increasing acidification, pollution, and warming of the oceans, together with the growing global population, the need to produce healthier fish while recovering the oceans has never been more urgent. With Wanda Fish, sustainable fish is now closer than ever.

OUR MISSION

We aim to provide the best quality, uncompromised cultivated seafood solution by integrating innovative proprietary applications from various fields, including cell culture, biotechnology, food tech, and culinary design.

CULTURED FISH IS TRANSFORMING
THE SUPPLY CHAIN

Today's Fish Production

CAPTURE

SEAFOOD DEALERS

TRANSPORTATION

PROCESSING

FISH MEAT

Tomorrow's Fish Production

CELL COLLECTION

CELL EXPANSION

TISSUE MATURATION

FISH FILLET

FISH WITHOUT HARM

Sustainability based on
science

Our inspiring team at Wanda Fish shares the same passion for bringing sustainably cultivated fish products free from harm while saving endangered fish species.

Clean, devoid of toxins and
chemicals

Produced in a hygienic environment, with animal-free growing media, devoid of microplastics, mercury, toxins, and chemicals found in wild catch and aquacultures.

Higher efficiency at a
lower cost

Highly controlled production, no by-products, improved shelf life, and consistently high nutrient levels. We provide a robust supply chain and a variety of fish, year-round.

CLOSER TO NATURE

Wanda Fish redefines whole-cut fillets, leveraging cellular mass of muscle and fat, created from the fish’s own cells. With our patent-pending fat formation technology and an efficient whole-cut manufacturing process, we make delicious and nutrition cultivated toro. Because when it comes to authenticity, settling for anything less is simply not an option.

In the News

Wanda Fish: “Our Mission is to Supply a Delicious and Healthy Product That Will Also Do Good to Our Planet”

Wanda Fish: “Our Mission is to Supply a Delicious and Healthy Product That Will Also Do Good to Our Planet”

An interview with Daphna Heffetz, CEO and co-founder of Wanda Fish

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Wanda Fish Develops Cultivated Bluefin Tuna Toro Sashimi, Plans to File Regulatory Dossiers in 2025

Wanda Fish Develops Cultivated Bluefin Tuna Toro Sashimi, Plans to File Regulatory Dossiers in 2025

Israeli cultivated seafood startup Wanda Fish has developed hybrid toro sashimi, the highly prized fatty cut of bluefin tuna belly, and plans to apply for regulatory approval next year.

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Wanda Fish Raised Seed Round Amid Technological Achievements

Wanda Fish Raised Seed Round Amid Technological Achievements

Wanda Fish navigates VC waters to catch $7M for production of cultivated bluefin tuna

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Making World's Most Expensive Fish From Cells

Making World's Most Expensive Fish From Cells

Israeli company is determined to harness technological know-how to save some species from the brink of extinction, including the most expensive one in the world per pound.

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Creating Fish from Scratch as a Source of Sustainable Protein

Creating Fish from Scratch as a Source of Sustainable Protein

Tufts cellular agriculture group inks deal with food-tech startup to help create fish from cells

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Wanda Fish Technologies Launches Cultivated Fish Collaboration with Tufts University

Wanda Fish Technologies Launches Cultivated Fish Collaboration with Tufts University

Israeli food-tech startup Wanda Fish Technologies has entered a new partnership with Tufts University.

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Wanda Fish Technologies Joins Forces with Tufts University

Wanda Fish Technologies Joins Forces with Tufts University

Wanda Fish Technologies recently announced a new strategic partnership with Tufts University.

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Wanda Fish Technologies Enters Collaboration with Tufts University

Wanda Fish Technologies Enters Collaboration with Tufts University

Israeli start-up to accelerate production of cell-cultivated fish with David Kaplan, PhD.

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Encourage out-of-the-box thinking

Encourage out-of-the-box thinking

Wanda Fish tasty and nutritious fish fillets without harming fish life

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Wanda Fish Nets Exclusive Collaborative Working Agreement With Massachusett’s Tufts University

Wanda Fish Nets Exclusive Collaborative Working Agreement With Massachusett’s Tufts University

Israeli food tech startup Wanda Fish has signed two agreements with private research facility Tufts University.

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MANAGEMENT TEAM

Daphna Heffetz, PhD

Co-founder & CEO

Daphna has over 20 years of proven track record in establishing and growing Biotechnology companies, serving as a CEO & Director at PhytoTech Therapeutics TransPharma Medical, Alon MedTech Ventures and Savyon Diagnostics. She brings vast experience in managing both early stage and matured technology-based companies including raising substantial funds and developing significant partnerships. Daphna holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and a post-doctorate in molecular biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science. In 2021 she co-founded Wanda Fish with The Kitchen FoodTech Hub from the Strauss group.

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Malkiel Cohen, PhD

VP R&D

Malkiel has over 15 years of extensive experience in stem cells, genomic engineering, and their applications for the Biomedical and AgTech fields. Prior to Wanda Fish, he led the research at eggXYt, focusing on stem cells and gene-editing technologies to promote livestock welfare and health. Malkiel did his postdoctoral fellowship in the lab of Prof. Rudolf Jaenisch at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and MIT, where he developed novel platforms to study human development and diseases using pluripotent stem cells. Malkiel was awarded his PhD. from the Hebrew University, where he investigated the pluripotency and differentiation mechanisms of human stem cells.

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Yaron Sfadyah

VP Business Development & Marketing

Yaron has 10+ years of global business development experience, in various industries such as medical devices, pharmaceutical, semi-conductor and foodtech.
Yaron also chairs the Israel Export Institution’s foodtech advisory board, with vast government relations experience, including in regulation, lobbying and foreign relations.

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