2 June 2020, BANGKOK – Thai Union Group PCL. donated more than 10,000 cans of SEALECT sardines as humanitarian assistance to Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce. The products will help support the mobile kitchen of the Thai Red Cross Society, providing food for those impacted by COVID-19. Saran Rattanarungruengchai, General Manager – Emerging Markets at Thai Union donated the products to Somdet Susomboon, Director General of the DITP together with Janprapa Vichitcholchai, Deputy Director, Fund Raising Bureau and Varunyupa Savannakich, Assistant Director, Fund Raising Bureau of the Thai Red Cross Society. As part of it’s SeaChange® sustainability strategy, Thai Union has made a commitment to support efforts towards Sustainable Development Goal 2, Zero Hunger. As a global food company, Thai Union takes seriously its responsibility to provide humanitarian assistance through food aid to help support people living and working in regions where we operate.
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 126.3 billion (US$ 4.1 billion) and a global workforce of over 44,000 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 and 2019 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 six consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the fourth straight year in 2019.