Mind Blown at UCR

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Gastronomy & Food Service

Mind Blown Seafood Launches Plant-Based Crab Cakes at University of California

Alt-seafood startup The Plant-Based Seafood Co. announces its Mind Blown Crab Cakes are now available at the University of California, Riverside campus.  University debut The Crab Cakes are currently being served in three campus locations, including Glasgow Dining, Lothian Dining, and The Barn. To celebrate the event, members of Mindblown’s team was onsite to meet and greet UCR students.  This launch reportedly marks the brand’s first appearance in campus dining. According to MindBlown, the UCR Dining Services Team has a long history of providing students, faculty and staff with nutritious food and welcoming service, with a focus on sustainable cuisine.  Recently, MindBlown’s plant-based Crab Cakes gained US national distribution through Sysco US Foods, Webstaurant.com,  GTFO It’s Vegan and Fancy Foods. The latest addition to the …


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Products & Launches

Mind Blown Seafood Debuts New Crab Cakes and Launches National Distribution at Sprouts Farmers Market

Mind Blown by The Plant-Based Seafood Co. announces the launch of its fourth alt-seafood product, Mind Blown Crab Cakes, and its first national distribution at Sprouts Farmers Markets. Starting today, the brand’s new Crab Cakes, Dusted Shrimp, and Dusted Scallops will be available at Sprouts locations across the US.  The Mind Blown Crab Cakes feature plant protein and are seasoned with celery and onion to recreate the classic flavors of crab cake, as well as panko bread crumbs for a flaky texture. In addition to Sprouts, the crab cakes, scallops and shrimp are also available for wholesale buyers through VedgeCo. Celebrity supporters In recent months, the female-founded vegan seafood brand has gained high-profile support from top influencers in the food industry, including celebrity chef Spike …


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Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio Joins Mind Blown Seafood as New Investor

Alt-seafood company Mind Blown Plant-Based Seafood announces TV host and celebrity chef Tom Colicchio is the company’s newest investor. An eight-time James Beard award recipient, restaurateur and host of Bravo’s Top Chef, Colicchio joins Chef Spike Mendelsohn in backing the fast-growing plant-based brand.  Founded and operated by women, Mind Blown is reinventing favorite seafood classics like shrimp, scallops, oysters, lobster and crab using natural ingredients without GMOs, soy, gluten, or palm oil. Its products are currently available in retail and foodservice across the US, including Publix Greenwise Markets.  In February, restaurateur and PLNT Burger co-founder Spike Mendelsohn made an investment in Mind Blown following a collaboration at a New Orleans pop-up, stating that the brand’s strong “focus on flavor” convinced him to become an investor.  …