How Good Catch’s New Vegan Salmon Burgers Will Help Save America’s Most Eaten Fish


Vegan seafood brand Good Catch recently launched the first plant-based salmon burgers made in the United States. The launch is part of Good Catch’s ongoing mission to protect the oceans by providing seafood alternatives to consumers. According to the brand, 30% of seafood consumers buy salmon every month, making it the most consumed fish in the country.

Founded by pioneering vegan chef brothers Derek and Chad Sarno, Good Catch aims to deliver the taste, texture and taste experience of seafood without the need to slaughter animals or destroy the world’s oceans. When creating the new salmon burgers, the Good Catch culinary team focused on replicating the delicate texture and mild yet rich flavor of salmon, and added a hint of citrus to round out its profile. of flavor. Made with the brand’s proprietary six-plant protein blend (peas, soybeans, chickpeas, faba beans, lentils and navy beans), each burger contains 16 grams of protein and is free of GMOs, mercury and environmental toxins that accompany the consumption of sea animals. According to the brand, the vegan salmon burger also lacks an unpleasant “fishy” smell when cooked.

“Culinary innovation is at the forefront of everything we create at Good Catch and this new salmon will be a game-changer in the market with incredible flavor and texture,” Chad Sarno, Co-Founder and Chief Culinary Officer at the parent company of Good Catch. Gathered Foods company, said in a statement. “We are thrilled to see the consumer response to our plant-based salmon burgers, which offer a convenient, safe meal solution.”

Good Catch’s plant-based salmon burgers will soon be available at natural and organic retailers through a new partnership with wholesale distributor United Natural Foods, Inc. and online at the Good Catch website. The new product adds to a growing list of the company’s vegan seafood alternatives, which includes a line of shelf-stable plant-based tuna and frozen entree and entree lines such as fillets. of plant-based fish, fish sticks and crab cakes.

Good Catch is making waves with vegan salmon, tuna and crab cakes

Just last year, Good Catch made waves by further expanding the availability of its products in the retail and foodservice sectors. The brand has partnered with Whole Foods Market to offer its deli-style vegan tuna in the prepared foods section of stores in the United States and Canada. Additionally, the brand announced its first wholesale partnership with BJ’s Wholesale Club to offer its Plant-Based New England Style Crab Cakes in bulk of 24 Crab Cakes for $13.99, which equates to about $0.58 per crab cake. VegNews.GoodCatchWholeFoodsThon

In the restaurant industry, Good Catch’s classic plant-based fish burgers have become a signature menu item called The Gulf from the Bareburger restaurant chain. The brand also created a limited-time offering of its plant-based breaded fish fillets and plant-based crab cakes as first plant-based offerings at Long John Silver’s, the largest fruit chain. sea ​​of ​​America.

Last summer, Good Catch pranked Subway as the chain became embroiled in a controversy surrounding its tuna, which a lawsuit found contained no actual tuna. To show customers that real fishless tuna is actually better for the oceans, the brand handed out sandwiches made with its own vegan tuna from trucks with a clever “OurWay” message. While Good Catch got into hot water with Subway (which sent out a cease and desist letter), the vegan brand was able to get a response from the sandwich chain, which promised more ‘herbal options were on the way.

And most recently, Good Catch co-founder and executive chairman Chris Kerr and co-founder and chief culinary officer Chad Sarno were chosen as global visionaries by UBS, the world’s leading wealth management firm, for their efforts to preserve and protect the planet’s resources through plant-based seafood.

For more on vegan seafood, read:
Trader Joe’s is working on vegan seafood
OmniFoods launched Vegan Seafood to tackle Asia’s largest meat category
Seafood Giant Thai Union to Launch Vegan Shrimp

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