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TUNO Featured on Fox Business

This week, Atlantic Natural Foods founder J. Douglas Hines talked TUNO with Fox Business before a national TV audience. Watch the full interview at Fox Business News.

TUNO has been garnering media attention and critical acclaim as an award-winning plant-based protein product. During the interview, Hines highlighted the importance of sustainable protein sources as a way to live healthier and with lower impact on our oceans.

Atlantic Natural Foods Introduces TUNO™

NASHVILLE, N.C. — Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF), a leading manufacturer of better-for-you, shelf stable foods, today announced that TUNO™, a new plant-based, canned seafood alternative, is ready for market—and for seafood-free sandwiches and salads all across the U.S.

Made with non-GMO plant-based protein ingredients, this protein-rich, gluten-free food features the light, flaky texture of seafood and is packed with nutritious omega 3s, but is completely fish-free.

Created in collaboration with seafood industry experts from around the world to help address the growing crisis of global fish stocks being overfished and depleted, TUNO offers a delicious, ocean safe and mercury-free creation that tastes like real tuna while providing its versatility in a more sustainable form. For people looking to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diets, TUNO is now available online at Amazon, and will begin rolling out to major retailers in December 2018.

We recognize that seafood is not an endless resource,” said ANF …

Atlantic Natural Foods Launches First Shelf-Stable, Plant-Based Protein Meal Solutions under Loma Linda® Brand

NASHVILLE, N.C., Oct. 10, 2018 — Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF), a leading manufacturer of better-for-you, shelf stable foods, today announced the company has completed the initial wave of introductions of its Loma Linda® Plant-Based Protein Meal Solutions, a delicious new line of shelf-stable, plant protein-based meals. The new innovations were created in response to the growing demand for tasty and nutritious, plant-based foods which are also non-GMO and gluten free. Providing quick, heat-and-eat convenience, Loma Linda’s new plant-based Meal Solutions may be easily prepared in 60 seconds, and are sold at a very affordable price that meets most consumers’ budgets in order to deliver a true pantry staple that today’s families can conveniently incorporate into their weekly menus.

Loma Linda® Plant-Based Protein Meal Solutions, a delicious new line of shelf-stable, plant-based meals

There has been tremendous activity with plant-based protein alternatives targeting Millennial consumers—many of which are marketed primarily in the refrigerated and …

Atlantic Natural Foods Opens Doors to Facility in Eastern North Carolina

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Atlantic Natural Foods Opens Doors to Facility in Eastern North Carolina
Dignitaries from across the state convene in Nashville, NC to celebrate growth and innovation in plant-based protein
Nashville, NC— Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF) has officially commissioned their principal plant in Nashville, NC following consolidation of four separate operations. Nashville Mayor Donald Street was on hand for the ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by representatives of Governor Cooper, Congressman Walter Jones Jr., U.S. Senators Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, members of the chamber of commerce, dignitaries from across North Carolina and the members of The Adventist Distributor AFDA who had travelled from across the country to attend.
The ceremony marked the opening of the facility after a $1.4 Million update that combined multiple operations under one roof. The consolidation marks the completion of the first of four phases of development that ANF expects to bring over 100 jobs to the …

Atlantic Natural Foods Announces $1.4MM Investment in Eastern North Carolina

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Atlantic Natural Foods Announces $1.4MM Investment in Eastern North Carolina
Will consolidate operations at existing Nashville, NC facility
Nashville, NC— Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF) today announced that it will be consolidating two of its facilities, bringing warehousing, and label and casing operations from their Rocky Mount, NC facility into their principal plant in Nashville, NC.
The consolidation will take place in November 2017 and will reduce operational costs through increased efficiencies. The company’s principals will invest $1.4 Million during the process to upgrade equipment and merge administrative offices that service their Loma Linda, Kaffree Roma, and neat brands.
ANF may further consolidate, moving its neat operations to the Nashville facility. The company will complete its review of that move in the next few weeks which could bring additional jobs to the area as well as create further efficiencies.
“We are proud to have been part of the Rocky Mount …

Atlantic Natural Foods Donates $150,000 of Loma Linda Food to Hurricane Victims in the Southeast

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September 16, 2017
Atlantic Natural Foods Donates $150,000 of Loma Linda Food to Hurricane Victims in the Southeast
NASHVILLE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC, (ANF) today announced it will provide relief to the great people of South Texas and Florida dealing with the tragedy and aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The leading producer of shelf-stable plant-based protein will be donating $150,000 of its iconic Loma Linda vegetarian products.
The Loma Linda brand has a long, rich history of providing vegetable based proteins to health-conscious individuals. The Seventh-day Adventist community has long been part of that history and is contributing to the current relief efforts by providing Atlantic Natural Foods with key distribution points in affected areas.

To undertake this initiative, Atlantic Natural Foods is partnering with Clark Distributing in Hendersonville, TN who is working closely with the Texas Conference leadership and Adventist Book Center (ABC) stores under the supervision of Manager Mickey Johnson …

Atlantic Natural Foods Donates $100,000 of Loma Linda Vegetarian Food to the Seventh-day Adventist Community in South Texas Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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September 4, 2017
Atlantic Natural Foods Donates $100,000 of Loma Linda Vegetarian Food to the Seventh-day Adventist Community in South Texas Affected by Hurricane Harvey
NASHVILLE, N.C.—Steve Morris, COO of Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC of Nashville, N.C. released the following statement today:
“With the full support of the owners of Atlantic Natural Foods, we have made a commitment to provide relief to the Seventh-day Adventist community and the great people of South Texas dealing with the tragedy and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. We will be doing what we can to provide assistance by donating Loma Linda vegetarian products in the amount of $100,000. This is a combined effort with Clark Distributing in Hendersonville, TN who is working closely with the Texas Conference leadership and Adventist Book Center store under the supervision of Manager Mickey Johnson.”
As part of the effort, Clark Distributing picked up vegetarian food products today destined to the …

Atlantic Natural Foods and Pataya Food Group Revolutionize Shelf-Stable Plant Protein Meal Solutions with New Partnership

Nashville, N.C. and Bangkok, Thailand — Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC, (ANF) the leading producer of shelf-stable plant-based protein and owner of the iconic Loma Linda® brand, along with Pataya Food Group, a leading producer and innovator of “protein” based products under the Nautilus and other private label brands around the world, are announcing a strategic partnership to create a complete range of shelf-stable pouch meals made from plant-based proteins. The exclusive agreement will initially impact ANF’s recently announced Loma Linda “Blue” meal solutions which will hit the North American market by summer 2017.
The Loma Linda “Blue” launch will consist of 16 meal solutions that are packed in shelf-stable, easy to grab-on-the-go, individual microwavable pouches that can be prepared in one minute to support the growth of a healthy vegetarian lifestyle. The initial offerings will include a collection of tasteful, portable, and creative healthy meal solutions from around the world. …

Atlantic Natural Foods Wraps Up Acquisition of Loma Linda Brand

NASHVILLE, N.C. — Two years after AFT Holdings, Inc.’s subsidiary Atlantic Natural Foods, L.L.C. (ANF) reached an agreement with Battle Creek, Mich.-based Kellogg Co. to acquire the Loma Linda brand of canned shelf-stable alternative meat analog products, the Kaffree Roma alternative coffee beverage unit, and licensing rights to the Worthington Foods brand, the deal is finally done.

AFT Holdings on Oct. 3 said it has made the final payment to purchase the Loma Linda and Worthington Foods shelf stable business from Kellogg.

Since 2014, ANF has integrated and managed the Loma Linda and Worthington business, Kaffree Roma, and the collection of neat gluten- and soy-free nut based protein alternatives and the neat egg line of vegan products.

ANF had been the sole producer of the Loma Linda and Worthington products since 2008, but they previously had been marketed by Kellogg until the two companies agreed to a deal in October 2014. At …

Atlantic Natural Foods Announces Progressive Employee Benefits

NASHVILLE, N.C.— Atlantic Natural Foods (ANF), the leading U.S. producer and marketer of shelf stable of plant-based protein alternatives products and owner of the Loma Linda, neat®, and Kaffree Roma brands announced a number of wide-reaching initiatives of enhanced benefits to continue its commitment toward people and community.

During an all-staff event on Saturday, Sept. 17, the ANF Operating Board shared their vision of the company as well as updated benefits to its employees. One part of the plan is a commitment for further investment to support a new product launch scheduled for 2017 that will create an exciting shelf stable segment of vegetarian meal solutions in the healthy living space, which solidifies the future of the company.

As part of the long term commitment, the Operating Board also announced a number of employee benefits in support of its workers and community. The cornerstone of the plan is an effective increase …