Saving Our Seas with Doug Hines of Atlantic Natural Foods

In this episode of The Vegetarian Zen podcast we welcome Doug Hines, CEO of Atlantic Natural Foods, maker of sustainable, affordable, convenient plant-based products.

We talk to Doug about his experiences at Bumblebee; about how the commercial fishing industry is destroying our oceans; and about how we, as consumers, can help ensure we’re doing our part to help save the planet.

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People don't realize that 70% of our oxygen comes from the ocean. If we keep killing our ocean, we won't be able to breathe.

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Who is Doug Hines?

J. Douglas Hines is the founder of Atlantic Natural Foods, which produces sustainable, affordable, convenient plant-based products. Its award-winning Loma Linda Plant Based Meal Starters and Meal Solutions are shelf-stable and provide quick, heat-and-eat convenience, as they’re easily prepared in 60 seconds. 

Hines is a former 40-year seafood industry executive. Until recently, Hines was an investor in the largest distant water fishing fleet operating in the western Pacific under the U.S. Flag. This insight into the seafood industry is what drove him to develop TUNO, an innovative seafood alternative available in stores and online.

Loma Linda Tuno Plant-Based Lemon Pepper (5 oz.) (Pack of 12)
  • Plant-based seafood alternative that’s good for you & for the world
  • 100% ocean safe, Non-GMO, & Gluten-Free option
  • Protein-rich food provides an excellent source of calcium and omega-3s
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