New specialty plant-based soups available in three offerings: Manhattan Seafood Chowder, Crab & Corn Bisque and New England Fish Chowder
AUSTIN, TX, May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Gathered Foods, makers of Good Catch® plant-based seafood, today announced its partnership with Ladle & Leaf, a multi-unit san franciscorestaurant based on soups and salads offering fresh and local products. This new launch with the family restaurant marks the first time Good Catch plant-based tuna and crab will be included in delicious soups for consumer enjoyment. The three offers will be available from May 9 with a new vegan soup launched every week in all San Francisco Bay Area places, including San Francisco International airport.
Made from the brand’s proprietary blend of six legumes (peas, chickpeas, lentils, soybeans, fava beans and navy beans), Good Catch Plant-Based Tuna and Crab is high in protein and delivers the flaky texture, flavor and nutritional value of seafood without the environmental impact. Products are free of mercury, microplastics, dairy and GMOs. As a kitchen-focused food company, Good Catch is on a mission to power positive environmental change while providing plant-based protein options for irresistible meals that are good for you and good for the planet. The three vegan soups created by the chef are plant-based versions of classic seaside dishes, including:
Week of May 9 – 13 | Manhattan Seafood Chowder (V, GF, DF): A bright, bubbly tomato-based chowder full of Good Catch® Vegetable tuna, tender potato cubes, onion, white wine and celery, seasoned with thyme, bay leaf, celery seeds and red pepper.
Week of May 16 – 20 | Crab and Corn Bisque (V, GF, DF): A rich, creamy mash of creamy cashews, Good Catch® vegetable crab, vegan butter, aromatic vegetables and traditional crab seasoning with sweet corn, red pepper and a hint of sherry.
Week of May 23 – 27 | New England Fish Chowder (V, DF): A rich and traditional chowder recipe made vegan with Good Catch® Plant-based tuna, vegan butter, succulent creamed oats, hearty potatoes, onion, celery, herbs and sherry, with a hint of plant-based bacon smoke.
“Seafood soups and chowders are coastal town staples, and we’re thrilled to partner with Ladle & Leaf to create delicious, plant-based versions of these classics that deliver the taste of seafood. ‘ocean that’s better for the ocean and all that call it home,'” said Chad Sarno, co-founder and culinary director of Good Catch. “This partnership was such a natural fit for us because Ladle & Leaf prioritizes ingredient integrity in everything they do. We look forward to consumers in the seafood-centric market of San Francisco to enjoy our vegan seafood soups which offer the same bowls of wellness pleasure as the traditional version.”
Ladle & Leaf is committed to preparing delicious and healthy meals using as much fresh, seasonal and local produce as possible. The family-run restaurant group works directly with local farms to source the best seasonal produce, then gives their ingredients the royal treatment, from roasting vegetables to making sauces and broths to best bring out the flavors. of their recipes. Ladle & Leaf aligns closely with Good Catch’s mission to be environmentally conscious and provide healthy, great-tasting food that improves the community and our world.
“Our soups are the centerpiece of the lunchtime experience, and our new Good Catch Plant-Based Tuna and Crab Soups are made with hearty ingredients to nourish the body and warm the soul,” said Steve Sarver, co-founder of Louche & Feuille. “As we focus on our Healthy your way brand promise, we are proud to put these soups on the menu to continue to offer our customers an array of options to suit their lifestyle and culinary preferences. »
The brand continued to grow its market presence through bold distribution partnerships in the restaurant industry. In 2021, Good Catch launched its plant-based deli-style tuna on Whole Foods Market nationwide; their classic plant-based fish burgers are featured in a signature menu item called The Gulf at Bareburger; and limited-time offers of their plant-based breaded fish fillets and crab cakes were the first plant-based offerings at Long John Silver’s. Additionally, the brand announced its first wholesale partnership with BJ’s Wholesale Club to offer Good Catch plant-based New England-style crab cakes and expanded distribution of its plant-based breaded fish fillets. frozen foods, crab cakes and fish sticks at Sprouts Farmers Market stores nationwide. Most recently, Good Catch Plant-Based Tuna was launched in Sprouts stores nationwide.
To find the nearest Ladle & Leaf store, please visit loucheandleaf.com. To learn more about Good Catch’s mission and product line, visit goodcatchfoods.com and follow @goodcatchfoods on Instagram.
About Good Catch
Good Catch is a chef-led brand developing tasty, plant-based seafood, founded by pioneering chefs Derek and Chad Sarno. Good Catch plant-based seafood products deliver the taste, texture and taste experience of seafood without harming the environment. Good Catch products include ready-to-eat plant-based tuna pouches, frozen plant-based fish burgers, New England-style plant-based crab cakes, and plant-based fish cakes at Thai, Plant-Based Breaded Fish Sticks, Plant-Based Breaded Fish Fillets, Plant-Based Breaded Crab Cakes, and Plant-Based Salmon Burgers and are available at retailers and catering partners in 22 countries and 3 continents, with wider distribution planned. Stay tuned for more retail and foodservice news, as well as other exciting product launches soon! To visit GoodCatchFoods.com and follow @goodcatchfoods on Facebook, instagram and Youtube.
About Foraged Foods
Gathered Foods, maker of Good Catch plant-based seafood, is an innovative food company focused on powering change through plant-based alternatives. United by a love of good food, plant-based eating and animal welfare, Gathered Foods is on a mission to raise awareness, reduce harm and protect the environment, while providing excellent culinary experience. The team is dedicated to creating worthwhile plant-based foods for everyone, from vegan to omnivore and everyone in between. Chris Kerr, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman and Chad Sarno, Co-Founder and Chief Culinary Officer, have been chosen as 2021 Global Visionaries by UBS, the world’s leading wealth management firm, for their efforts to preserve and protect the planet’s resources through seafood plants. Visit GatheredFoods.com for more information.
About Ladle & Leaf
Founded in 1999 as the San Francisco Soup Company, Ladle & Leaf is a wellness-focused multi-unit fast food brand. From the beginning, Ladle & Leaf has maintained its vision of serving quality food in a fast and convenient environment. Ladle & Leaf has grown to 11 locations spanning the San Francisco Bay Areaincluding an outpost at San Francisco International airport. Sustainability has always been a core value of the company. Ladle & Leaf has been composting food scraps since 2002 and was among the first companies in the country to use biodegradable cutlery and 100% biodegradable or recyclable packaging. For more information about Ladle & Leaf, please visit LadleandLeaf.com.
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