Plant based tuna

Recently, a couple of companies have launched their plant based tuna (or fish free tuna), as an alternative to animal products. These “tuna” alternatives try to imitate tuna’s flavor and texture.

Good Catch fish free tuna

This product contains, water, a proprietary six-legume blend tha contains, pea, soy, chickpea, lentil, faba and navy bean, algal oil, sea salt, sunflower oil, seaweed, among other things.

According to Good Catch, their fish free tuna contains:

  • Beneficial Omega-3 fatty acids
  • 14g of protein per serving
  • Superior umami flavor from sea algae oil
  • Free of gluten, dairy, GMOs
  • Free of mercury, toxins, plastics, and microfibers
  • Safe and enjoyable for those with shellfish allergies
  • Available in three flavors: Naked in Water, Mediterranean, and Oil & Herbs

TUNO™: Plant based tuna

Loma Linda® branded line has launched TUNO™, its fishless canned seafood made with a proprietary blend of soy, seaweed, yeast, sunflower oil and other natural ingredients. With consumer adoption for plant-based foods increasing daily, TUNO can be found worldwide, including the United States, Australia and the UK.

According to their website, TUNO is:

  • Sustainable seafood alternative
  • Great taste and texture just like premium fish
  • Natural Source of Omega-3
  • Made in small batches
  • Sodium 8-20% lower than comparable fish products