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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 …

Stop Blaming Your Problems on Plant-Based Seafood

“There are a lot of crises facing the aquaculture and fisheries sectors around the globe. Plant-based seafood isn’t one of them.” BIG thanks to IntraFish for spreading the word about our seafood alternative, TUNO and bringing awareness to the exclusion of TUNO exhibiting at the Seafood Expo in Boston in March.

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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 …