2023-12-04 Product news

Canada to invest $11.4M in whole-cut plant-based salmon alternative

Canadian wild salmon reserves are depleting, leading to an endangered status, exacerbated by overfishing, habitat destruction, and climate change.

Meanwhile, issues like dumping virus-infected blood into migration routes also compromise the health of wild salmon.


However, with new investments of $11.4M, three Canadian businesses are banding together to produce a realistic vegan alternative to wild salmon.


“These new technologies will support the increased production of a high-quality plant-based salmon filet alternative, expanding sustainable and nutritious options available to Canadians and helping meet domestic and global demands,” says Canada’s innovation, science and industry minister François-Philippe Champagne.


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