$175Mwas raised globally by alternative seafood companies in 2021, a 92% increase from 2020 
$13.9Mwas the value of the U.S. plant-based seafood retail market in 2021, a 14% increase from 2020
120companies around the world produce alternative seafood

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Companies producing alternative seafood

In alphabetical order, these companies focus primarily on alternative seafood. This list is intended to be as comprehensive as possible but should not be considered exhaustive. You can learn more about these companies in the GFI company database. Are we missing something? Let us know by filling out our company database edits form.

Source: GFI company database, manufacturer websites, Crunchbase

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Our two-page summary details the highlights and key data points from our 2021 Industry Update for alternative seafood.

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Marika Azoff


Marika leads GFI’s Sustainable Seafood Initiative work with startups, investors, conventional seafood companies and other key players in order to increase investment in and production and sale of alternative seafood products.

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