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Meat- and Fish Alternatives

Vegan Zeastar Adds Crispy Coconut Shrimpz to Plant-Based Shrimp Range

Netherlands-based Vegan Zeastar, which claims to be the world’s largest supplier of plant-based shrimp, introduces the newest member of its family of 100% plant-based shrimp with Crispy Coconut Shrimpz. The NPD joins the lineup of Crispy Chili Shrimpz, Crispy Lemon Shrimpz, and Original Vegan Shrimpz, as introduced in November last year. So far in 2023, Zeastar has also launched the “world’s first” complete range of vegan sushi and poke bowl products and more recently, another “world’s first” in the form of a plant-based king crab product which it claims is cheaper than the conventional equivalent. The company, a brand of Vegan Finest Foods, offers a wide product range ranging from vegan Sashimi Salmon, No Tuna, Tasty Codd, Kalamariz, and Tuna Schnitzel. The market is ready …

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Vegan Zeastar Introduces “World’s First” Plant-Based King Crab at Lower Cost to Real Thing

In response to the rapid decline of king crab populations due to overfishing and climate change, Netherlands-based Vegan Zeastar has launched a plant-based alternative that it claims is a world first. Said to provide the same taste and texture as conventional king crab, the product is suitable for use in a range of dishes, including sushi, poke bowls, crab cakes, salads, and on toast. It also provides a more affordable alternative, as king crab prices have skyrocketed following a ban on harvesting in Alaska. Due to its lack of shell, the plant-based king crab can be handled easily. It is sold frozen for a long shelf life, and is free of palm oil and GMOs. “Vegan Zeastar is all about unique and revolutionary plant-based seafood, …

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Vegan Zeastar Presents “World’s First” Complete Range of Vegan Sushi & Poke Bowl Products

Shortly after the Netherlands brand launched its Shrimpz Family line of 100% plant-based shrimp, Vegan Zeastar now announces it is to premiere the “world’s first” complete range of vegan sushi and poke bowl products at Amsterdam’s Horecava event next week. At the event, Zeastar’s parent company Vegan Finest Foods will present its 100% plant-based sushi and poke bowl products including PETA award-winning Vegan Sashimis, the new Vegan Shrimpz No Tuna Flakes, Sushi Rollz, Black and Orange Fizz Pearlz and more. The complete range is palm oil free and offers food service companies the components for vegan nigiri, sashimi, uramaki, gunkan, handrolls or poke bowls. Introducing new alt meat brand The company also reveals that it will introduce a new brand of meat alternatives called Beastie …

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Vegan Zeastar Launches “The Shrimpz Family” Range of Plant-Based Shrimp Products

Vegan Finest Foods of the Netherlands today announces a line of 100% plant-based shrimp entailing three new products under the Vegan Zeastar brand. The Shrimpz Family line will debut with Crispy Chili Shrimpz and Crispy Lemon Shrimpz flavours as well as regular Vegan Shrimpz. The products are based on soy and wheat as primary ingredients. Vegan Zeastar has enjoyed great success in its home market in the Netherlands as well as in the UK, where its vegan cod product launched in 2020, and in Spain where its Vegan Sashimi, No Tuna and No Salmon arrived in Madrid last March. The launch of The Shrimpz Family coincides with increasing awareness of the animal suffering that takes place in industrial shrimp farming, following the Dutch TV series …

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Food & Beverage

Vegan Zeastar Expands Its Plant-Based Sushi into Spain After Success in Netherlands and UK

Sun-Rose Invest, based in Madrid, will be the new official distributor in the Spanish market for Vegan Zeastar‘s “Vegan Sashimi” and Vegan Zeastar’s “No Tuna” and “No Salmon”, as well as the Vegan Junkstar range of sauces. The Dutch producer also expanded into the UK in 2019 and last year debuted a vegan “cod” product offering a realistic fish and chips experience to consumers in the UK and Netherlands.

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Vegans in UK and Netherlands Can Enjoy Fish & Chips as Vegan Zeastar Introduces Vegan Cod

Vegan Finest Foods has announced that it has created a new line under its Vegan ZeaStar brand. The Dutch company has created the plant-based Tasty Codd, a “revolutionary” new product that comes after the successful introduction of its plant-based sushi fish, shrimps and calamari. 

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Launches and Awards in Vegan Fish Category Continue as Forbes and BBC Suddenly Declare Plant-Based Seafood as “Next Big Vegan Meat Trend”

This week, both Forbes and the BBC have published articles declaring plantbased seafood as “new big trend” in vegan meat. This “trend”, one that we have predicted since our article here from mid-2018, sees news this week including brand new products from Good Catch and a PETA award today for vegan sushi in Holland.

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Plantbased Sushi Products from Vegan Zeastar Now Available in Netherlands Supermarket Chains

After being in the news in 2018 for offering the largest vegan selection in the Netherlands, Dutch supermarket chain Jumbo is the first to stock Vegan Zeastar sushi. The plantbased seafood products are known for their taste and texture; the brand claims its sashimi was considered ‘revolutionary’ by a Japanese sushi chef upon its release.

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Vegan ZeaStar Sashimi Finally Lands in the UK

A revolutionary plant-based sashimi became such an internet hit upon its release in Holland that the producers couldn’t keep up with demand. One year after its debut, the product has received an upgrade with plant-based omega 3 oils and is ready to make the leap into international waters, starting with the UK.

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