Vgarden to launch seafood analog products, New School Foods upcoming salmon analog
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-Gan Shmuel, Israel-based Vgarden, a developer and manufacturer of plant-based seafood analogs and announced on 22 February it is launching a plant-based deli meats line, to be jointly manufactured with Israel-based supermarket chain and processing firm Tiv Taam.
"Our deli slices are suitable as a sandwich filling or pizza topping and were created as part of Vgarden's strategy to provide the full spectrum of sustainable dairy, meat, and seafood alternatives that are compelling to the senses while still high in nutritional value,” Vgarden Ilan Adut said in a press release.
-Toronto, Canada-based cultivated food company New School Foods announced its salmon analog is coming soon. CBC news reported the product is cultivated from seaweed, algae, and plant protein.
"What we're really recreating here is the sensory experience, the texture of salmon," New School Foods founder and CEO Chris Bryson said. "Learning about how unsustainable our food system is ... livestock farming is responsible for a massive amount of deforestation and greenhouse gases, the oceans are super overfished, so it's very clear that we need better ways to eat."