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Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC to Drop Further Action Against Diversified Communications, LP

Nashville, N.C. (February 11, 2020)—Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF), owner of the iconic Loma Linda ® brand of TUNO™, announced today the company will cease further action against Diversified Communications, LP around the denial of its request to exhibit at the upcoming Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America. Previously, ANF requested attendance at the Expo to exhibit TUNO, a plant-based protein alternative containing ocean-based materials like seaweed, algae and other proprietary ocean proteins, yet was denied with the comment that the show is restricted to seafood producers.

The company requested that Diversified Communications reconsider on the grounds that TUNO is not only made of ocean-based ingredients but also is currently developing applications for traditional seafood, but was repeatedly denied. In response to a subsequent request to see the show producer’s policy for evaluating exhibitors, today, ANF received a formal response from a Diversified Communications representative stating that the organization …

Atlantic Natural Foods Celebrates 10-Year Milestone in Eastern North Carolina with a Number of New Initiatives

Leading pioneer of plant-based better-for-you foods experiences unprecedented growth in 2019, looks forward to 2020

NASHVILLE, N.C., Dec. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —

Atlantic Natural Foods (ANF), announced today that it is honoring its 10 year anniversary in Nash County, North Carolina by celebrating the company’s legacy with a joint holiday party and anniversary celebration tonight, Thursday, December 19, at the Benvenue Country Club. Mayor Brenda Brown of Nashville (the original Nashville and the home of Governor Roy Cooper) will speak at the event demonstrating her continued support to this vital, but silent, contributor to the Eastern North Carolina community. Other local and state leaders, as well as key stakeholders who have played an integral role in contributing to ANF’s double digit growth over the past decade, have also been invited to this momentous event.

As one of the largest commercial employers in the city, ANF has quietly transformed into a global leader in the plant-based and functional foods categories. Today, the company sells products in 20,000 stores across …

Atlantic Natural Foods Gains New Distribution, Realizes Continued Growth

Company’s 100+-year old Loma Linda brand will be at all Costco stores in January, expand distribution at Walmart and Target, and head to ALDI in US and UK in early 2020

NASHVILLE, N.C., Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Atlantic Natural Foods, leading manufacturer of better-for-you, plant-based, shelf-stable foods, announced that it is debuting its top-selling and award-winning plant-based Chipotle Bowl Meal Solution – a shelf-stable, sustainable and convenient complete meal that boasts delicious flavor yet can be prepared in just 60 seconds – at more than 500 Costco stores throughout North America. 2020 Costco growth includes Western Canada, Japan, Taiwan, and even Iceland. Created for plant-based eaters and flexitarians alike, this portable pouch, developed under the Loma Linda® brand, is available at an affordable price point ($13.99/6 meals). After several market tests, sales of the product exceeded traditional grocery products – not just those in the plant-based sector – by as much as 50 percent of the established …

Forbes – Vegan Tuna Provides An Ocean Sustainability Solution

TUNO is trying to disrupt the $120 billion seafood industry with a plant-based alternative. TUNO’s founder Doug Hines, who was a former seafood industry executive and COO at Bumble Bee, shared more in a recent interview. You can check out that full interview by clicking here.

Vegan Tuna Provides An Ocean Sustainability Solution

Press Statement from J. Douglas Hines

September 26, 2019

Media Contact:
Margie Newman
Intesa Communications Group
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Press Statement from J. Douglas Hines

SAN DIEGO – J. Douglas Hines, Chairman and General Partner of Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC., the leading shelf stable producer of plant-based protein alternatives, released yesterday the following statement in response to the Intrafish editorial, “Imitation seafood causes a bigger threat than you think.”

“As a leader in the in the global seafood industry for more than 40 years, I have witnessed more than most in today’s seafood world. Over the decades, our oceans have been abused by rampant IUU fishing, social responsibilities ignored, vessels appearing to misreport catches, trash piles on the high seas that vessels have to steam around, occasional corruption, quality degradation with triopoly phosphates in shrimp, ‘smoked’ tuna by adding sodium nitrates, glazing, and in some products more additives than you can add up.”

“The author is correct, there is no ‘fake fish’—imitation shrimp, salmon, or …

Atlantic Natural Foods Propels Its Award-Winning Plant-Based Protein Products to Australia, United Kingdom

NASHVILLE, N.C.–May 30, 2019–

One of the world’s leading producers of plant-based protein products, Atlantic Natural Foods (ANF), announced today that it has formalized its distribution agreement with Freedom Foods Group Limited of Australia to market and distribute its healthy and sustainable Loma Linda® meal solution products throughout Australia and New Zealand. …