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Atlantic Natural Foods Launches Modern Menu by Loma Linda® Line of Non-GMO, Shelf-Stable, Plant Based Foods for Food Service Operators

Leading Manufacturer of Shelf-Stable, Plant-Based Foods Makes Award-Winning, Sustainable Comfort Foods and Meal Starters Available for Restaurant and Food Service Applications

NASHVILLE, N.C., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —  Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF), the leading shelf-stable manufacturer of Loma Linda® brand foods, announced today the introduction of its plant based offering for food service operators. Called Modern Menu by Loma Linda, the new food service line features a complete assortment of industrial-size, meatless meal options, including the company’s award-winning Chili, Taco Filling, Sloppy Joe, Southwest Bowl and TUNOTM, which can be used in a variety of food service applications. Providing quick prepare-and-serve convenience, Modern Menu products are available at an affordable cost, substantially lower than comparable proteins.

“Today’s value-driven consumers continue to seek sustainability on restaurant menus,” said J. Douglas Hines, founder and chairman of Atlantic Natural Foods. “Based on best-selling flavors from our retail line, our new food service offering gives restaurant operators the convenience, versatility and efficiency they need to keep …

Atlantic Natural Foods to Launch Online Store for Easy Access to Plant-Based Brands

Leading maker of shelf-stable, plant-based foods announces expansion of e-commerce

NASHVILLE, N.C.May 6, 2021

NASHVILLE, N.C., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF), leading manufacturer of shelf-stable foods and the award-winning, plant-based Loma Linda® brand foods, announced today the company has launched a new online store, which will allow fans of its brands and people looking for tasty, plant-based options to purchase its foods directly at AtlanticNaturalFoods.com. With more and more consumers shopping online in the past year, the company is committed to expanding its e-commerce capabilities and enhancing its digital footprint with this convenient online marketplace.

“We’re always looking for ways to make it easier for people to enjoy our sustainable and healthy plant-based foods, and our new online store means added convenience for anyone looking to make the conscious switch to plant-based protein sources,” states J. Douglas Hines, chairman, Atlantic Natural Foods. “Following the release of Netflix’s documentary Seaspiracy, there’s an increased awareness of the pitfalls of the fishing industry and the social and environmental impacts they have on our planet. We want to be there for shoppers seeking more affordable options.”

Plant-based foods have quickly become more than just a trend, and the launch of Atlantic Natural Foods’ online store will make its full range of foods more readily accessible, including: 

  • Loma Linda Plant-based Meal Solutions (MSRP $3.99)—These completely plant-based, gluten-free and non-GMO foods can be prepared in the microwave in 60 seconds for a quick, delicious and satisfying meal that is bursting with flavor. Varieties include Pad Thai, Thai Green Curry, Tikka Masala, Chipotle Bowl, Greek Bowl and Hawaiian Bowl, which are inspired by global cultures; as well as others, like Ultimate Vegetarian Chili and Southwest Chunky Stew, offering more traditional tastes and flavors. Each provides up to 9g of protein per serving.
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  • Loma Linda Plant-based Meal Starters (MSRP $3.99)—These starters are simple, plant-based versions of favorite comfort foods, such as Taco Filling and Sloppy Joe, designed to jumpstart any meal. Each is non-GMO, gluten free, and offers from up to 6g of protein per serving.
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  • TUNO Plant-Based Seafood Alternative (MSRP $1.29-$1.69)—This protein-rich, gluten-free food is made with non-GMO plant-based protein ingredients, with the light, flaky texture of seafood and nutritious omega 3s in a more sustainable form. Available in three varieties—Spring Water, Sriracha, Lemon Pepper and Sesame Ginger—in 3oz. pouches, 5 oz. and 12 oz. cans.
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  • neat (MSRP $3.99)—An easy-to-mix, all-natural egg replacement made with a unique mixture of nature’s superfoods. This vegan, kosher-certified, shelf-stable, dry mix product offers the perfect baking companion where the egg is a binder. It’s cholesterol free, and may be used in all your favorite baking recipes, such as cakes, brownies, cookies, muffins and more.
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  • Kaffree Roma (MSRP $7.99)—This caffeine-free, plant-based alternative to coffee is versatile and supports gut health. With low acidity, you can drink it anytime without the fear of an upset stomach or incorporate it into dessert recipes, such as cakes, cookies and more.

In celebration of the launch of its online store, Atlantic Natural Foods is currently offering a limited-time promotion. Through May 31, consumers can purchase a 6-pack of Loma Linda Plant-Based Meals for only $19.99, with free shipping. This plant-based starter pack includes Loma Linda Greek Bowl, Chipotle Bowl and Ultimate Vegetarian Chili.

For more information on Atlantic Natural Foods or to purchase its products, visit www.atlanticnaturalfoods.com.

About Atlantic Natural Foods 
Headquartered in Nashville, N.C., Atlantic Natural Foods is the leading shelf stable manufacturer and provider of Loma Linda®, TUNO™, neat® and Kaffree Roma™ brand products. Its mission is to provide affordable, sustainable and healthy sources of plant-based protein food for all lifestyles and people to live healthier, longer lives. The company operates its own manufacturing facility as well as a joint venture project in Thailand. The brands are sold throughout the U.S. and in 30 countries, including the U.K. and Australia. To learn more about Atlantic Natural Foods, please visit www.atlanticnaturalfoods.com or follow the brand on FacebookInstagram or Twitter

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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

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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 …