Bill Gates invests in Greek fish
Fish farming may have nothing in common with the digital world, but it is technology-intensive. That may be one of the factors that has led to the involvement of Microsoft owner Bill Gates in aquaculture, including the sector in Greece.
Kathimerini understands that the Gates Foundation has already financed Greek-owned fund Diorasis, which is increasingly active in the local industry through Philosofish (formerly Bitsakos Fish Farming).
Philosofish constitutes the second biggest pillar of Greek fish farming, thanks to the process needed for the acquisition by rival Andromeda of Selolnda and Nireus last year. The merger of these three companies could only be approved by the European Commission through the sale of assets of Nireus and Selonda to third parties.
One of those parties was Philosofish, which added new units with a capacity of 12,000 tons to its...