Caption: Suriya Juangroongruangkit, Thailand’s Industry Minister, was one of many visitors to the Thai Union booth at Thailand Industry Expo 2019
18 July 2019, Bangkok – Thai Union Group PCL has showcased two of its innovative seafood products at Thailand Industry Expo 2019 - yellowfin tuna slices and tuna infusion.
Saran Rattanarungruengchai, General Manager – Emerging Markets at Thai Union, presented the award-winning yellowfin tuna slices to Thailand’s Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit and Pasu Loharjun, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry during their visit to the Thai Union booth after the opening ceremony.
Thai Union’s yellowfin tuna slices, the world’s first pre-sliced, pre-seasoned tuna made from whole yellowfin tuna loins, received the 2018 Seafood Excellence Award in the category of Best New Foodservice Product category at the Boston Seafood Expo. Developed to give tuna-loving deli users a healthier, convenient alternative to traditional luncheon meats, they are perfect for upscale sandwiches, salads, charcuterie and cold-cut platters.
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 133.3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) and a global workforce of over 47,000 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. Find out more at seachangesustainability.org. Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized in 2018 by being ranked number one in the world in the Food Products Industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, achieving a 100th percentile ranking for total sustainability score. Thai Union has now been named to the DJSI for five consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the third straight year in 2018.
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