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Food technology startup Aqua Cultured Foods has raised $5.5 million in seed funding to bring its seafood alternatives to market. The company recently acquired a food-grade facility that was already built out nearly to its requirements, which it estimates will save more than a million dollars in construction costs. Aqua also was recently accepted into the Illinois DCEO’s EDGE program that provides tax incentives to growing companies.

Year Relocated: 2023

Amount in Capital Investment: $1,000,000

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