Caption: A student reads the nutrition label on a can of SEALECT Quick Meal during a nutritional workshop conducted by Thai Union at Wat Yaichomprasart School in Samut Sakhon. Photo credit: Wichaw Apiluxpoovadol/Thai Union
11 SEPTEMBER 2018, SAMUT SAKHON, THAILAND — Thai Union Group PCL., one of the world’s leading seafood companies, recently organized a nutritional workshop at Wat Yaichomprasat School for more than 200 students. The three-hour workshop provided information about the importance of eating nutritionally-rich food to help stimulate mental and physical health, as well as stress the need for students to limit their intake of unhealthy food. This was the third nutritional workshop Thai Union has hosted this year for area schoolchildren.
Thai Union plans to hold its next nutritional workshop later this month at Luangphetkosolupatham School in Samut Sakhon. Students from Wat Sirimongkul School and Wat Koh School will also be invited to attend. Thai Union anticipates the workshop will attract an additional 200 students.
Caption: A group of students learn how to make healthy dietary decisions during a nutritional workshop hosted by Thai Union at Wat Yaichomprasart School in Samut Sakhon. Photo credit: Wichaw Apiluxpoovadol/Thai Union
Caption: Students piece together a jigsaw puzzle with nutritional information about the benefits of eating fish during a workshop conducted by Thai Union at Wat Yaichomprasart School in Samut Sakhon. Photo credit: Wichaw Apiluxpoovadol/Thai Union
ABOUT THAI UNION GROUP
Thai Union Group PCL is the world’s seafood leader bringing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers across the world for more than 40 years.
Today, Thai Union is regarded as the world’s largest producer of shelf-stable tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 135 billion (US$ 4.03 billion) and a global workforce of over 49,000 people who are dedicated to pioneering sustainable, innovative seafood products.
The company’s global brand portfolio includes market-leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar, and Rügen Fisch and Thai-leading brands SEALECT, Fisho, Qfresh, Monori, Bellotta and Marvo.
As a company committed to innovation and globally responsible behavior, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact, and a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). In 2015, Thai Union introduced its SeaChange® sustainability strategy.
Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized by its inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index Emerging Markets (DJSI) in 2014. In 2017, Thai Union was named to the DJSI for the fourth consecutive year. Thai Union is also part of the FTSE4Good Emerging Index.
Global Head of Sustainability and Innovation Communications