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LOMA LINDA’S PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS TO HIT 1,600 HEALTH FOOD STORES

LOMA LINDA’S PLANT-BASED PRODUCTS TO HIT 1,600 HEALTH FOOD STORES

NASHVILLE, N.C.–July 4th, 2019–

Global health foods brand Loma Linda has secured deals with four UK wholesalers to bring its plant-based ready meals and seafood alternative TUNO to independent stores nationwide.

Following demand for its sustainable products and listings with retailers such as Holland & Barratt and Planet Organic, the Loma Linda range will now also be stocked at wholesalers including: Tree of Life, The Health Store, Suma and Marigold.

The deals will see a select range of the Loma Linda products available at around 1,600 independent stores across the UK.

Loma Linda’s plant-based products provide tasty, sustainable, convenient and affordable meat-free options for both consumers who are actively looking to reduce their animal protein consumption as well as vegans and vegetarians.

Made with natural plant-based ingredients, Loma Linda’s TUNO, is a protein-rich, gluten-free food which recreates the light, flaky texture of seafood and is completely fish-free.

TUNO has been created in collaboration with seafood industry experts from around the world to help address the growing crisis of global fish stocks being overfished and depleted.

The product offers a delicious, ocean-safe product, with around 100 calories or less per serving, which can be enjoyed as a snack, sandwich filler or salad topping.

Shoppers can choose from flavours including: Spring Water, TUNO Mayo (made with vegan mayonnaise), Lemon Pepper, Sweet Chilli and Sesame Ginger, with a combination of the range available at selected retailers.

Loma Linda’s plant-based Ready Meals will also be available in a choice of four of the range’s most popular flavours; Spicy Pad Thai, Chipotle Bowl, Tikka Masala and Thai Green Curry.

The range has already hit select UK shelves and online retailers, with a recommended retail price of £3.99 per Ready Meal and £1.79 per TUNO product.

Atlantic Natural Foods, LLC (ANF) has joined forces with distributer Worldwide Food Associates (WFA) to bring the Loma Linda range of plant-based products to the UK.

Eric Woods, Managing Director of WFA, said: “Health and sustainability are critical components in a world where today’s shoppers are not only aware of the benefits of plant-based proteins, but also embracing them as part of a healthy lifestyle.

“As such, retailers are significantly increasing the space allocated to plant-based alternatives, as more brands and SKUs enter the market.

“Following Loma Linda’s entry into the marketplace this year, with listings in major retailers such as Morrisons and Holland & Barratt, we have seen demand for its products soar and sales so far are looking strong.

“These new contracts with independent wholesalers, will allow us to reach even more consumers over the coming months and cement our place as a leading UK plant-base brand.”

The select range of Loma Linda products will become available at UK-based independent retailers – with some stores running promotions throughout 2019.

Press release issued on behalf of ANF and WFA by BIG Partnership. For more information contact Lucy Dobson on lucy.dobson@bigpartnetship.co.uk or call 0161 806 0851

WFA works with brands such as Street Kitchen, Passage Foods and Celebrate Health http://www.wwfa.co.uk/

About Loma Linda

Established 1890 in the US, Loma Linda has been a leader in sustainable foods with its unique line of products that contribute to a healthy world. Believing that plant-based proteins are key to a healthy lifestyle, Loma Linda products aim to serve every taste and dietary need.

Loma Linda is available in over 6,000 retailer outlets across the USA and is now available in selected stores and websites in the UK.

www.lomalinda.co.uk

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