Gathered Foods Reels In New Investment To Grow Plant-Based Seafood Line

Plant-based seafood brand Good Catch’s parent, Gathered Foods, has raised $26.35 million in a new funding round that will go toward developing new products,  expanding the brand’s presence in existing global markets and entering new ones, CEO Christine Mei said.

The new funding round, led by Louis Dreyfus Company, brings the total raised by the company since its inception to more than $70 million, with earlier rounds going toward developing the brand’s six-product line. Good Catch, developed by partners Chris Kerr and sibling chefs Chad and Derek Sarno, launched its first plant-based tuna products a few years ago, and last year it debuted a frozen line of vegan crab cakes, fish cakes and fish burgers.

Mei, a CPG industry veteran with 30 years experience and a resume that includes stints at Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble, took the CEO reins from Kerr last July, in the midst of the

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