Monthly Archives: May 2020

Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC to Expand Plant-Based Meal Solutions and Ramp Up Production in U.S. and Thailand After Seeing 40 Percent YoY Growth

Hawaiian Bowl and Ultimate Vegetarian Chili to Debut at Costco Stores this Summer

NASHVILLE, N.C., May 21st, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF), leading manufacturer of shelf-stable, plant-based foods, announced today the company is preparing to launch two new shelf-stable, plant-based Meal Solutions—Hawaiian Bowl and Ultimate Vegetarian Chili—under its award-winning Loma Linda® brand. The new products were developed in collaboration with Costco and will start rolling out over the beginning of summer with the Hawaiian Bowl. Additionally, the company is increasing its production in its Joint Venture operation in Thailand with Pataya Food Group under Healthy Life Foods Co., Ltd., while enhancing production in its North Carolina facility to meet increased product demand.

“In 2016, we committed to bringing tasty, shelf-stable, better-for-you, portable foods to the world at a good value, and we’re pleased to experience a 40 percent sales increase year over year,” commented J. Douglas Hines, Atlantic Natural Foods chairman. “In seeing our strongest numbers to …

Fortune – Plant-Based Food Sales See Greatest Gains Yet as Meat Shortage Fears Grow

Plant-Based Food Sales See Greatest Gains Yet as Meat Shortage Fears Grow

With the meat processing industry in a tailspin amid Tyson and Smithfield plant closures owing to outbreaks of COVID-19, there is a potential nationwide meat shortage looming. This shortage, coupled with consumer uncertainty during this anxious time, has seemingly contributed to a surge in demand for plant-based alternatives. Big thanks to Fortune for spotlighting Loma Linda and many other plant-based brands!

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