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Top 5 companies making plant-based seafood

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1. Good catch food

It is listed in SVG venture’s 2020 THRIVE TOP 50 Growth stage companies disrupting the future of food and agriculture

Products: Plant-based fish burger, Plant-based crab cakes, plant-based fish cakes, fish free tuna

Country: USA

Founded: 2016

Founders: Chad Sarno, Derek Sarno, Chris Kerr, Marci Zaroff, and Eric Schnell.

In January 2020 Good Catch received Series B funding, including from General Mills

For more information visit https://goodcatchfoods.com/

2. Ocean hugger

Products:

  • AHIMIR – world’s first plant-based alternative to Tuna. Ahimi is made from 5 ingredients – fresh tomatoes, non-GMO soy sauce, filtered water, sugar and sesame oil. Ahimi offers all the taste and texture of raw tuna without further depleting wild stocks
  • UNAMITM – an alternative to freshwater eel (unagi) that is made from eggplant.

Country: USA

Founded: 2015

Founder: James Corwell who is one of only 60 Certified Master Chefs in the U.S.

For more information visit https://oceanhuggerfoods.com/

3. New wave foods

A female-founded start-up that makes plant-based shrimp.

Products: Vegan shrimp, fishless fillet

Country: USA

Founded: 2015

Founders: Dominique Barnes and Michelle Wolf.

Tyson Ventures, world’s second-largest processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork invested in New Wave Foods

For more information visit https://www.newwavefoods.com/

4. Quorn

Products: Fishless fingers, breaded fishless fillet, battered fishless fillet

All Quorn products are powered by mycoprotein. “Myco” is from the Greek word for “fungus”. Mycoprotein is made from Fusarium venenatum, an ascomycete, which is a type of fungus that naturally occurs in the soil.

Because producing mycoprotein uses 90% less land and water than producing some animal protein sources, it is a great example of a more sustainable protein source for a growing global population.

Country: UK

Founded: 1985

For more info visit https://www.quorn.co.uk/

5. Sophie’s kitchen

Sophie’s Kitchen Plant-Based Seafood is the world’s first company to make plant-based seafood alternatives using innovative ingredients and patented technology

Products: Vegan fish fillet, breaded vegan shrimp, vegan crab cakes, vegan smoked salmon,

Country: USA

Founded: 2010

Founder:  Eugene Wang

For more information visit https://www.sophieskitchen.com/

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