There aren't plenty of fish in the sea 🐟

There aren't plenty of fish in the sea 🐟

By
Nicola Spalding
January 27, 2021

Nope, not a post about dating in your 30s, but rather the real problem of running out of actual fish in the sea, which experts predict will happen by 2050. Years of overfishing have left fish and seafood stocks in danger, but people still love it. In fact, the global seafood market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2020 to 2025, as consumers shift away from meat and towards other protein sources.

💡The solution: Alternative fish and seafood, both plant-based & cell-based.

It’s been historically pretty difficult to replicate the taste and texture of seafood, but there are some big fish in the sea giving it a shot:

And it’s not just startups: big corporations like Nestlé are getting in on it too, with its Vuna products made from pea protein, debuted last year.

📈Plant-based seafood currently makes up only $9.5M (1%) of total plant-based meat dollar sales, so no surprise that investors are flooding in to fund sustainable alternatives. Unlike poultry and red meat, seafood encompasses more than 200 edible species, but this could actually be a massive opportunity for growth as companies diversify their tech to meet demand.

🧠Want to know more? Catch our FoodHack+ deep dive into sustainable seafood and our report on the plant-based seafood sector.

What do you think of the plant-based seafood out there? We’re fans of The Plant Based Seafood Co's deceivingly real shrimps 🍤 and Plantruption’s seaweed-based burgers, but we’re always on the search for new products.

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Nope, not a post about dating in your 30s, but rather the real problem of running out of actual fish in the sea, which experts predict will happen by 2050. Years of overfishing have left fish and seafood stocks in danger, but people still love it. In fact, the global seafood market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2020 to 2025, as consumers shift away from meat and towards other protein sources.

💡The solution: Alternative fish and seafood, both plant-based & cell-based.

It’s been historically pretty difficult to replicate the taste and texture of seafood, but there are some big fish in the sea giving it a shot:

And it’s not just startups: big corporations like Nestlé are getting in on it too, with its Vuna products made from pea protein, debuted last year.

📈Plant-based seafood currently makes up only $9.5M (1%) of total plant-based meat dollar sales, so no surprise that investors are flooding in to fund sustainable alternatives. Unlike poultry and red meat, seafood encompasses more than 200 edible species, but this could actually be a massive opportunity for growth as companies diversify their tech to meet demand.

🧠Want to know more? Catch our FoodHack+ deep dive into sustainable seafood and our report on the plant-based seafood sector.

What do you think of the plant-based seafood out there? We’re fans of The Plant Based Seafood Co's deceivingly real shrimps 🍤 and Plantruption’s seaweed-based burgers, but we’re always on the search for new products.

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Nope, not a post about dating in your 30s, but rather the real problem of running out of actual fish in the sea, which experts predict will happen by 2050. Years of overfishing have left fish and seafood stocks in danger, but people still love it. In fact, the global seafood market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2020 to 2025, as consumers shift away from meat and towards other protein sources.

💡The solution: Alternative fish and seafood, both plant-based & cell-based.

It’s been historically pretty difficult to replicate the taste and texture of seafood, but there are some big fish in the sea giving it a shot:

And it’s not just startups: big corporations like Nestlé are getting in on it too, with its Vuna products made from pea protein, debuted last year.

📈Plant-based seafood currently makes up only $9.5M (1%) of total plant-based meat dollar sales, so no surprise that investors are flooding in to fund sustainable alternatives. Unlike poultry and red meat, seafood encompasses more than 200 edible species, but this could actually be a massive opportunity for growth as companies diversify their tech to meet demand.

🧠Want to know more? Catch our FoodHack+ deep dive into sustainable seafood and our report on the plant-based seafood sector.

What do you think of the plant-based seafood out there? We’re fans of The Plant Based Seafood Co's deceivingly real shrimps 🍤 and Plantruption’s seaweed-based burgers, but we’re always on the search for new products.

Nope, not a post about dating in your 30s, but rather the real problem of running out of actual fish in the sea, which experts predict will happen by 2050. Years of overfishing have left fish and seafood stocks in danger, but people still love it. In fact, the global seafood market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2020 to 2025, as consumers shift away from meat and towards other protein sources.

💡The solution: Alternative fish and seafood, both plant-based & cell-based.

It’s been historically pretty difficult to replicate the taste and texture of seafood, but there are some big fish in the sea giving it a shot:

And it’s not just startups: big corporations like Nestlé are getting in on it too, with its Vuna products made from pea protein, debuted last year.

📈Plant-based seafood currently makes up only $9.5M (1%) of total plant-based meat dollar sales, so no surprise that investors are flooding in to fund sustainable alternatives. Unlike poultry and red meat, seafood encompasses more than 200 edible species, but this could actually be a massive opportunity for growth as companies diversify their tech to meet demand.

🧠Want to know more? Catch our FoodHack+ deep dive into sustainable seafood and our report on the plant-based seafood sector.

What do you think of the plant-based seafood out there? We’re fans of The Plant Based Seafood Co's deceivingly real shrimps 🍤 and Plantruption’s seaweed-based burgers, but we’re always on the search for new products.