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Innovators are using tomatoes, eggplant, carrots, pea starch and an Asian root vegetable called konjac to make imitation smoked salmon, tuna, shrimp and sushi products, The Wall Street Journal reported.
In the past, fake seafood was made with soy and wheat gluten. But these companies are developing manufacturing processes and specialized machinery to better approximate the flakiness, texture and taste consumers are accustomed to experiencing with real tuna, salmon and shrimp products.Read More
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SEAFOOD WITHOUT THE SUFFERING: TRY THESE GREAT VEGAN PRODUCTS
Attention, “pescatarians”: Fish are intelligent and feel pain. What’s more, fish flesh is toxic to humans, and the seafood industry is destroying the environment. There’s no need to participate in any of this when you can “catch” one of the many vegan seafood products available online or in grocery stores across the country today.Read More
FISH: THE FINAL FRONTIER IN FAKE MEAT
Burgers, chicken and hot dogs dominate the fast-growing, $684 million market for plant-based meat alternatives. Fish? Not so much.
That is starting to change as upstart companies invest in new ingredients, machinery and technologies that promise to make imitation tuna, salmon and shrimp smell, taste and appear more…fishy.Read More
NEARLY 1 MILLION SQUARE MILES OF ARCTIC OCEAN NOW PROTECTED FROM COMMERCIAL FISHING
Commercial fishing has just been banned in an area of the Arctic covering nearly one million square miles — about the size of the Mediterranean.
The Guardian reports that per the Central Arctic Ocean agreement signed in Greenland last Wednesday, commercial fishing will be prohibited for at least the next 16 years. While no companies currently fish there, rising global temperatures have melted areas previously covered in ice, allowing for ships to traverse the area. The U.S., Russia, Canada, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, China, and the EU have all agreed to the commercial fishing ban.Read More
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Whole Foods Market is set to release its first cookbook since 2002. Delish reports that the new plant-forward cookbook, called “The Whole Foods Cookbook: 120 Delicious and Healthy Plant-Centered Recipes,” is written by co-CEO and co-founder John Mackey and features recipes from “Wicked Healthy” vegan chefs and brothers Derek and Chad Sarno.Read More
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A machine that prints chicken nuggets. Fake shrimp made out of algae. Edible coverings that keep fruit fresh.
These inventions—and many more—are part of a technological revolution that is poised to shake up the way we eat.Read More
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Steve-O has come a long way since his early stunt-pulling days on “Jackass.” Though still a prankster at heart, the celebrity now puts much of his energy into activism, raising awareness, and most recently, completing triathlons with the boost of plant-based foods.
“I just got tenth place in my division at my first ever triathlon! Woohoo!!!” Steve-O wrote on Instagram to his 3.7 million followers. The achievement could be credited, in part, to vegan ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll, who was seen training with Steve-O prior to the race.Read More
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Until now the plant-based food phenomenon has centred on replacing meat and dairy products but New York’s Good Catch is among the upstarts to have created vegan ‘seafood’. One of its founders, Chad Sarno, tells Andy Coyne of the challenges it has faced and its hopes for the future.Read More
WE ARE GOOD NEWS IS WITH THE GOOD FOOD INSTITUTE
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YOUR FISH TACOS JUST WENT PLANT-BASED
Meatless meat is on the rise. If you’re a plant-based eater then this is music to your ears. If you’re a Ron Swanson, bacon and eggs type, you might be skeptical. But hear us out.
First there was the Impossible Burger from Impossible Foods. They’ve made a legit, meat-free burger that certainly looks as good as they claim it tastes. But what do plant-based eaters do when that craving for fish tacos hits you hard? The answer: vegan seafood…Read More
GOOD CATCH JOINS BOOMING PLANT-BASED SEAFOOD MARKET
Good Catch Foods is the latest entrant in a growing pool of companies finding success by producing plant-based takes on popular seafood items.
The New York City, U.S.A.-based firm recently secured USD 8.7 million (EUR 7.5 million) in funding to start distributing its plant-based tuna pouches and other products…Read More
UK’S VEGAN ONE PLANET PIZZA TO EXPAND THROUGHOUT EUROPE
An increasing amount of investors are supporting sustainable and vegan corporations. BRAN Investments, who awarded the £25,000 to One Planet Pizza, also invested in two other plant-based businesses: cruelty-free cosmetics company FRUU, and vegan pizza restaurant Purezza.
Further, earlier this month, vegan seafood brand Good Catch Foods received an $8.7 million investment to save the oceans with “fish” made from plants…Read More
VEGAN SEAFOOD IS COMING
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POULTRY GROUP PHW INVESTS IN FISH-FREE SEAFOOD START-UP GOOD CATCH
German poultry giant PHW Group is investing in US-based vegan seafood start-up Good Catch in what it describes as a “strategic partnership” to offer plant-based seafood alternatives to the international market…Read More
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Chris here. I’m in LA this week, which I love because LA is genuinely one of my favorite cities. Sure there is smog, every street is clogged with traffic and it spawned the Kardashian empire. But it’s also vibrant, creative, and filled with tons of good restaurants. It’s for these reasons that you can already see LA emerge as a major food tech hub…Read More
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FISH-FREE TUNA BRAND GOOD CATCH NETS $8.7 MILLION INVESTMENT
Plant-based fish company Good Catch is primed to makes waves with their protein-dense product.
Good Catch, makers of plant-based tuna, announced the closing of an $8.7 million Series A funding round. The investment round was led by the venture firm New Crop Capital and numerous other investors that see potential in plant-based, including Thrive Market, Fresh Direct, Stray Dog Capital, VegInvest and more…Read More
THIS NEW COMPANY IS CREATING SUPER-REALISTIC VEGAN VERSIONS OF YOUR FAVORITE SEAFOOD STAPLES
So far, 2018 has been a really great year to be vegan. Long gone are the days of having to choose between limited options that taste more like cardboard than food in order to get your faux-animal-product fix: Now there’s ultra-creamy ice cream, Beyond Burgers gracing the meat aisles of grocery stores, plenty of non-dairy options at Starbucks, and Impossible Burgers making history by being served at fast food chains. Heck, there’s even an eggless scramble that tastes so real hitting the retail market soon. And now, one company is diving headfirst into the world of plant-based seafood…Read More
VEGAN SEAFOOD BRAND RAISES $8.7 MILLION TO SAVE OCEAN
Vegan seafood brand Good Catch Foods announced this week that it raised $8.7 million to advance its mission to save collapsing fish populations with its fish-free seafood alternatives. “Today, while navigating the quest for clean protein and nutrition, consumers are faced with a minefield of choices and tradeoffs,” Good Catch co-founder Marci Zaroff said. “Good Catch is committed to solving the problem with innovative ingredients and delicious novel products that serve and satisfy consumers globally—no exploitation required.” …Read More
PHW GRUPPE INVESTS IN US PLANT-BASED ‘SEAFOOD’ FIRM GOOD CATCH
German poultry heavyweight PHW Gruppe is part of a syndicate of investing backing New York, plant-based ‘seafood’ business Good Catch.
It has taken part in a US$8.7m Series A funding round led by New Crop Capital and joined by retailers Thrive Market and Fresh Direct and investors Stray Dog Capital, Clear Current Capital, VegInvest, Rocana Capital, Blue Horizon, EverHope Capital, Baleine & Bjorn Capital, M13, and Starlight Ventures…Read More
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Food News Business reported that Good Catch Foods, which makes plant-based seafood alternatives, received $8.7 million in capital funding led by its founder, New Crop Capital, and a syndicate of investors, including PHW Group, Thrive Market, Fresh Direct, Stray Dog Capital, Clear Current Capital, VegInvest, Rocana Capital, Blue Horizon, EverHope Capital, Baleine & Bjorn Capital, M13 and Starlight Ventures…Read More
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There’s nothing like the first great bite of a wonderful burger, the lettuce crisp and ripe in your mouth, the bun pressed hard against your upper lip, the texture chewy but not too soft and the burger itself, a thick and juicy sensory smorgasbord. Well, that’s how it should be, but the McDonald’s generation has become used to expecting less than top-notch burger experiences. The limp patty, flabby bun, and squeezy cheese rarely live up to those glistening commercials where everything is perfectly arranged in a clever marketing ploy to start those salivary glands going even as you head tells you it’s a con. But no longer. Let’s celebrate the end of those sad little sandwiches and enter the era of epicurean burger bliss…Read More
GOOD CATCH FOODS REELS IN $8.7 MILLION FOR PLANT-BASED SEAFOOD
Good Catch Foods, the Pennsylvania-based startup which makes seafood out of plants, closed an $8.7 million Series A funding round yesterday. This ups their Series A from the $5.5 million the company announced in April. The round was led by New Crop Capital with participation from Stray Dog Capital, the PHW Group, Blue Horizon, and others…Read More
CAN THIS VEGAN SEAFOOD COMPANY BECOME THE NEXT IMPOSSIBLE BURGER?
Can vegan tuna ever grow as big (and tasty) as the Impossible Burger?
Good Catch, which produces environmentally friendly “seafood” made with plant-based ingredients, is betting big on consumers’ expanding palettes. On Tuesday, the startup announced an $8.7 million Series A round of funding led by New Crop Capital, along with retailers such as Thrive Market and Fresh Direct…Read More
VEGAN SEAFOOD BRAND GOOD CATCH FOODS RECEIVES $8.7 MILLION INVESTMENT TO SAVE THE OCEANS WITH FISH MADE FROM PLANTS
Vegan seafood company Good Catch Foods has just secured $8.7 million in a Series A funding round in order to bring its highly anticipated products to market in what is being positioned as a company that will disrupt the global seafood market with plant-based versions of crab and tuna…Read More
GOOD CATCH REELS IN INVESTMENT
Plant-based seafood company Good Catch announced today the close of an $8.7 million series A round of funding. The investment round was led by New Crop Capital with European food producer PHW Group, retailers Thrive Market and Fresh Direct and numerous investment groups also taking part in the round…Read More
POULTRY PRODUCER INVESTS IN MAKER OF PLANT-BASED SEAFOOD ALTERNATIVES
Good Catch Foods, maker of plant-based seafood alternatives, has closed an $8.7 million Series A funding round led by its founder, New Crop Capital, and a syndicate of investors, including PHW Group, Thrive Market, Fresh Direct, Stray Dog Capital, Clear Current Capital, VegInvest, Rocana Capital, Blue Horizon, EverHope Capital, Baleine & Bjorn Capital, M13 and Starlight Ventures…Read More
PLANT-BASED SEAFOOD COMPANY, GOOD CATCH, JUST SECURED $8.7 MILLION TO HELP TAKE DOWN DESTRUCTIVE FISHING INDUSTRY
Good Catch Foods, creators of plant-based seafood with products including Crab-Free Cakes and Fish-Free Tuna and Patties, has just secured a $8.7 million investment in their Series A funding round from a large group of investors, including New Crop Capital, retailers Thrive Market and Fresh Direct, Stray Dog Capital, and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers, PHW Group, just to name a few…Read More
BEAN-BASED SEAFOOD BRAND GOOD CATCH FOODS RAISES $8.7M IN SERIES A FUNDING ROUND
Good Catch Foods, the vegan seafood brand set to launch next year, has announced the closing of an $8.7 million Series A funding round to further its product development and launch.
Funding came from key players in the organic and natural food industry: New Crop Capital led the investment. Online member-based natural food retailer, Thrive Market, supported the round as did Fresh Direct, Stray Dog Capital, Blue Horizon, EverHope Capital, Baleine & Bjorn Capital, M13, and Starlight Ventures…Read More
GOOD CATCH SECURES $8.7M SERIES A FINANCING ROUND TO PRODUCE SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD
Good Catch, New York, announced the closing of an $8.7 million Series A funding round led by New Crop Capital, Washington, D.C., and a syndicate of investors, including PHW Group, European food manufacturer; Thrive Market, Los Angeles; and FreshDirect, New York; strategic private investors and entrepreneurs with global reach; and mission-aligned impact partners, including Stray Dog Capital, Kansas City, Mo.; Clear Current Capital, Charlotte, N.C.; VegInvest, Washington, D.C.; Rocana Capital, San Francisco; Blue Horizon, Coconut Creek, Fla.; EverHope Capital, Providence, R.I.; Baleine & Bjorn Capital, New York; M13, Los Angeles; and Starlight Ventures, Rex, Ga…Read More
POULTRY GIANT INVESTS IN PLANT-BASED SEAFOOD – AFTER PARTNERING VEGAN BEYOND MEAT
Plant-based seafood producer Good Catch has raised $8.7 million via a Series A funding round.
One of the investors is poultry producer PHW Group – which is among the largest companies of its kind in Europe, and the brand which teamed up with vegan tech startup Beyond Meat earlier this year to distribute the Beyond Burger in Germany…Read More
VEGAN ‘SEAFOOD’ OFFERINGS BROADEN
More US companies selling plant-based seafood alternatives are emerging to capitalize on rising concern about ocean plastic pollution, overfishing and other issues, Forbes reported.
In addition to Sophie’s Kitchen, which began selling plant-based canned tuna, frozen crab cakes, fish fillets and shrimp products in 2011, vegan shrimp seller New Wave Foods and Ocean Hugger Foods, which showcased a tomato-based tuna alternative at the 2018 National Restaurant Association show, more companies are getting in on the act…Read More
VEGAN SEAFOOD IS ABOUT TO BECOME BIG BUSINESS–AND NOT A MOMENT TOO SOON
Plastic straws are the enemy du jour at the moment. This heartbreaking video of a sea turtle with a straw stuck up his or her nostril has resulted in multi-national corporations pledging to ban single-use plastic straws.
This is a laudable cause, but on its own, it’s like sticking a band aid over a bullet wound instead of performing surgery to remove the offending object to ensure it does no more damage. Our oceans are, indeed, under threat, but not just from microplastics…Read More
GLOBAL LEADER OF PLANT-BASED FOOD INGREDIENTS IMPROVES VEGAN PROTEIN TO APPEAL TO MEAT-EATERS
Roquette, an international specialty food ingredient supplier, is adapting to the growing consumer trend of plant-based purchasing. Fueled by the popularity of animal-free products, particularly those high in vegan protein, the company has placed an emphasis on its textured pea protein offering…Read More
FISHING AND CLIMATE CHANGE CREATE ‘URGENT’ NEED FOR OCEAN PROTECTIONS, SAYS NEW STUDY
Fish off the coast of Australia are facing rapidly declining populations, says a new study published in the journal Aquatic Conservation. Fish species including bream and snapper have declined by as much as one-third during the ten-year study period…Read More
PLANT-BASED PROTEIN INNOVATION: ‘THE SKY’S THE LIMIT’
ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Chad Sarno, co-founder and vice-president of culinary at Good Catch Foods, hopes to hook mainstream consumers with faux fish dishes designed to look and taste like the reel deal. His company’s products are slated to hit the market later this year and include pouches of tuna created from a proprietary six-bean blend…Read More
GOOD CATCH FOODS—CULINARY REBELS WITH A CAUSE
Seafood without a sacrifice.
We met the people behind Good Catch Foods at the ExpoWest 2017 in Anaheim and were excited not only by their great products, but also by their very professional, experienced, and highly motivated team bringing the products to market…Read More
GOOD CATCH FOODS AT NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO 2018!
What better place to launch a new product than a trade show or event? Check out how Nationwide Displays helps our clients achieve their launches and branding objectives in this interview with the VP of Culinary/Executive Chef, CMO and CO-CEO of Good Catch Foods!…Read More
VEGAN FRANCHISE BEYOND SUSHI TO OPEN 6TH NEW YORK LOCATION
Pioneering plant-based sushi chain, Beyond Sushi, is opening its sixth New York City location. The upcoming sushi shop will open its doors on April 23rd on Mulberry Street in SoHo.
“The wonderful neighbourhood vibe along with its tourist appeal makes SoHo a great destination for us,” explained co-founder Tali Vaknin in a press release…Read More
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VEGAN PRODUCTS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2018
As you walk around Natural Products Expo trying all the innovative new vegan products, you get the palpable sense that vegan lifestyles are more prevalent than ever. So many companies are creating products that don’t support the cruel meat and dairy industries. Many of the same brands are also thinking about sustainability and health, so it’s a win-win-win…Read More
IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST: DR ROSIE BOSWORTH ON THE PAIN, PLEASURE AND PROMISE ON DISPLAY AT THE WORLD’S LARGEST NATURAL FOODS TRADE SHOW
Dr Rosie Bosworth recently attended the world’s largest natural food and products tradeshow in California. What she found was a mixed bag: ‘Natural’ companies peddling healthy snake oil products, as well as promising plant-based protein start-ups that gave her hope for the future. Here, she reports back on the highs and lows of the show…Read More
THE 10 BEST VEGAN PRODUCTS AT NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO WEST
From plant-based tuna to birthday cake blondies, here are our Best of Show Winners from this year’s Natural Products Expo West.
Vegan products dominated this year’s Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest trade show for all things related to natural living, and VegNews editors sampled them all. Out of thousands of innovative and game-changing products, we awarded our 11th annual Best of Show Awards to these 10 incredible new vegan products…
HERE ARE THE MOST EXCITING VEGAN PRODUCTS COMING OUT IN 2018
Over the past few years, the number of vegan products on store shelves has skyrocketed. From savory new vegan meats to decadent plant-based varieties of your favorite Ben & Jerry’s pints, vegan products are more widely available (and more delicious) than ever before…Read More
POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS FOR PLANT-BASED PROTEINS
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Chad Sarno, co-founder and vice president of culinary at Good Catch Foods, hopes to hook mainstream consumers with faux fish dishes designed to look and taste like the reel deal. His company’s products are slated to hit the market later this year and include pouches of tuna created from a proprietary six-bean blend…Read More
WINTER FANCY FOOD SHOW 2018: OUR TOP 8 PICKS
Didn’t have time to get to the Fancy Food Show this week in San Francisco? We did a bit of scouting for you. While this is just the tip of the iceberg, we’re excited to pass on our insights… in this new form: video!…Read More
TOP 5 FOODS TO REPLACE WITH VEGAN SUBSTITUTES (IF YOU WANT TO SAVE THE PLANET)
It’s a really good time to be a recovering seafood addict. Not only does shellfish contribute to our climate crisis, but the ocean’s pollution levels make eating seafood risky business. Fortunately, a slew of companies from Gardein to Sophie’s Kitchen to Good Catch Foods (launching 2018) are all making seafood from plants…Read More
THE TOP 11 PLANT-BASED FOOD TREND PREDICTIONS FOR 2018
Get ready to ride the wave — the vegan wave, that is. 2018 is guaranteed to bring all kinds of creative takes on seafood. From New Wave Foods’ plant-based shrimp to Good Catch Foods’ take on traditional canned tuna, you’re going to be drowning in a sea of sea-free goodness…Read More
AWARD WINNING ‘GOOD CATCH FOODS’ IS VEGANIZING SEAFOOD
A new vegan brand, Good Catch Foods, is doing their best to raise the bar on vegan seafood options at the grocery store. While most faux meat makers focus on the ever popular chicken and beef, not many delve into the realm of seafood. Good Catch Foods – who recently won an “Expo East 2017 Editors Choice Award” in the food category at this year’s National Products Expo East – are using pea protein and other natural ingredients…Read More
VEGAN TUNA, MOZZARELLA, AND CAVIAR: 2017’S BEST NEW VEGAN PRODUCTS
2017 has been quite a year for vegan food, and we can’t say that we’re surprised. More people are learning about everything from the horrid treatment of animals used for food to the health hazards of foods that they’d previously thought were healthy—not to mention the havoc that the meat and dairy industries are wreaking on our environment. Recently, we went to the Natural Products Expo East and were blown away…Read More
EXPO EAST EPISODE 1: PLANT BASED MEAT
At GFI, we’re laser-focused on everything that goes into making great plant-based meat, egg, and dairy products (think funding, research, marketing, entrepreneur support). So when we get a chance to taste the results, we really enjoy it! At this year’s Expo East, where plant-based producers meet for the nation’s biggest natural products show, we saw many old friends, were blown away by the innovation, and yes, we tried some uber-delicious foods…Read More
AWARD WINNING VEGAN FISH ALTERNATIVE ARRIVES ON MARKET NEXT YEAR
Good Catch will offer gluten free, plant-based alternatives to fish such as fish cakes and tuna. Already the brand have have won an award, gaining recognition at the Nexty awards for Editor’s Choice Best New Food…Read More
GOOD CATCH FISH-FREE TUNA
“No water, no life. No blue, no green,” said marine biologist Sylvia Earle, of ocean conservation nonprofit Mission Blue. Preserving marine life is certainly a primary motivator behind the creation of this new seafood mimic from Good Catch. But most notable about the product is how convincing an imposter it is. Two chefs (and other industry all-stars) teamed up to create this fishless tuna, and the result is a heft of protein and omega-3s…Read More
CHECK OUT THE NEW VEGAN BRAND, GOOD CATCH FOODS, THAT IS REVOLUTIONIZING SEAFOOD
From Beyond Meat’s tasty Beyond Burger that boasts an impressive 20 grams of plant-based pea protein per patty to new vegan deli slices from Lightlife that showcase the power of veggies, plant-based foods are taking over the protein space.
While most new plant-based options focus on replacing meats such as beef or chicken, few are venturing…Read More
GOOD CATCH FOODS IS LAUNCHING AS CREATOR OF PLANT-BASED FISH ALTERNATIVES
Good Catch Foods is a brand that recently made its debut at Natural Products Expo East, and it is hoping that consumers will come to know them as “culinary rebels with a cause,” as it creates only vegan “seafood without sacrifice.”
The brand’s range of products includes New England-Style Crab-Free Cakes, Fish-Free Tuna, as well as Fish-Free Sliders that make convincing alternatives to authentic seafood-based patties to be prepared on the grill…Read More
IS VEGAN THE NEW ORGANIC? PLANT-BASED FOODS TOP $3.1 BILLION IN SALES
A clear indicator that vegan, plant-based foods are more than just a passing fad comes by way of new market research commissioned by nonprofits the Plant Based Foods Association and The Good Food Institute showing significant growth across key categories and topping more than $3 billion in sales.
“It’s exciting to see the steady growth of the plant-based foods industry,” Michele Simon, executive…Read More
PLANT-BASED INNOVATION AT EXPO EAST
Products featured at the tradeshow included mozzarella made from sprouted brown rice, milk made from oats and tuna made from beans…Read More
FEEDING THE FOOD FUTURE
We believe that the future of our food system is in our hands – and that tomorrow really can be healthier than today if we join forces. But it doesn’t come easy. We have a lot of work to do – work that requires us to roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty. This year, we’ve once again partnered with impassioned food suppliers and brands to spread the word about transparent and sustainable ingredient sourcing, healthy innovations and, most importantly, what’s needed in order to get healthier products into the hands of all people…Read More
WATCH: STAFF PICKS FROM THE SUMMER FANCY FOOD SHOW
At this month’s Summer Fancy Food, one of the main highlights was the sheer variety of options. Over the past few years the show has transformed from one focused mostly on higher-end, gourmet products, to one whose purview encompass a larger array of food and beverages…Read More