Depraved Kitchen acquires plant-based seafood firm

MINNEAPOLIS — Plant-based firm Depraved Kitchen has acquired Present Meals, an alternate protein firm that manufactures plant-based seafood for meals service and superb eating places within the US and Europe.

“Present Meals is an ideal match for Depraved as a global-impact model with the identical mission and complementary merchandise,” stated Pete Speranza, chief government officer of Depraved Kitchen. 

The acquisition of Present Meals is the corporate’s second since April 2020. The corporate lately acquired Good Catch, a plant-based seafood client packaged items model.

The acquisition of Present Meals provides to Depraved Kitchen’s foodservice portfolio with plant-based sushi grade tuna and salmon.

“Depraved’s dedication to impression and to defining the way forward for the plant-based market makes them the correct house for Present Meals’ high-quality merchandise that mix superior expertise and unbeatable taste to create a vegan sushi-grade different to fish,” stated David Barber, accomplice at Astanor Ventures, investor at Present Meals.

Depraved Kitchen affords a wide range of plant-based client packaged items, which can be found at 90,000 distribution factors with greater than 40 merchandise in america and 150 plus merchandise within the UK. The corporate affords frozen and ambient merchandise reminiscent of heat-and-eat entrees, frozen pizzas, ice lotions and novelties.

Present Meals launched in 2019 and gained distribution in 2021. The corporate has a nationwide roster of eating places and providers universities and ready meals to retail.