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Former Bumble Bee CEO Chris Lischewski found guilty of price fixing

4 Dec 2019

The former chief executive of US-based Bumble Bee Foods, Chris Lischewski, has been found guilty of price fixing.

StarKist ordered to pay $100m fine in price-fixing case

12 Sep 2019

StarKist Co., the US-based seafood unit of South Korea's Dungwon Group, has been ordered to pay a US$100m fine for its role in a price-fixing conspiracy. 

Dongwon's StarKist issues guilty plea on US price-fixing

19 Oct 2018

StarKist Co., the US seafood arm of South Korea's Dongwon Group, has filed a plea of guilty on price-fixing charges, the Justice Department has announced.

Thai Union outs self as whistleblower in US tuna price-fixing case

11 Sep 2017

Thai Union Group, the Thailand-based seafood supplier, has confirmed it is the whistleblower in the US investigation into claims of price-fixing in the country's tuna sector.

Ex-StarKist executive Stephen Hodge pleads guilty to tuna price-fixing

29 Jun 2017

A former StarKist executive has pleaded guilty to a charge of fixing the prices of canned seafood with officials from other US tuna companies, in the latest development in a scandal which has engulfed the country's three biggest tuna companies.

Former StarKist executive charged with tuna price-fixing

6 Jun 2017

A former executive with US seafood maker StarKist, Stephen Hodge, has been charged with conspiring to fix the price of packaged seafood sold in the country, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced.

Quote, unquote – reaction to US Dietary Guidelines for Americans

8 Jan 2016

The US government outlined new dietary guidelines yesterday (7 October) that will inform both health care professionals, consumers and – significantly -policy decision making over the next five years. The response has – predictably – been mixed.

StarKist details Creations innovation

16 Sep 2015

StarKist, the US unit of Dongwon Industries, is expanding its line-up of ready-to-eat seafood meals in pouches with the addition of new Creations products.

More lawsuits allege US canned tuna price-fixing

28 Aug 2015

Three more lawsuits have been filed alleging price-fixing among major US canned tuna companies.

StarKist launches Gourmet Selects range

18 Feb 2015

US seafood maker StarKist, a subsidiary of the Dongwon Group, is launching a new range of Gourmet Selects tuna pouches.

StarKist invests in US salmon group Silver Bay

12 Nov 2014

US canned tuna group Starkist and its parent, South Korean conglomerate Dongwon Group, have jointly invested in Sliver Bay Seafoods, an Alaska-based salmon processor.

StarKist CEO Lee to retire from seafood group

1 Oct 2014

US seafood group StarKist Co. has said president and CEO Sam Hwi Lee is to retire.

US: StarKist launches single-serve line

12 Oct 2012

StarKist has launched a line of single-serve tuna pouches, StarKist Tuna Creations, in the US.

US: Starkist launches Hispanic-inspired tuna

26 Oct 2011

US seafood firm Starkist Co. has launched three canned tuna products for the Hispanic market.

US: StarKist launches frozen seafood fillets, entrees

25 Mar 2011

US seafood firm StarKist Co. has launched microwaveable fish fillets and seafood entrees into the country's frozen aisles.

US: StarKist names new CEO

1 Mar 2011

StarKist has appointed In-Soo Cho as its new president and CEO, effective today (1 March).

US: StarKist president and CEO steps down

24 Nov 2010

US-based tuna and prepared seafood firm StarKist has confirmed that its CEO has left the company.

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