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Thai Union under fire from Greenpeace

5 Oct 2015

Thai Union Group, the seafood giant, has been accused by Greenpeace of "horrendous human rights and environmental issues" in its sustainability practices. 

How Thai Union wants to be sustainability "leader"

28 Sep 2015

When unveiling its new name and corporate identity last week, seafood giant Thai Union Group placed sustainability at the heart of its agenda. Following her appointment as the company's group director of sustainable development, Dr Darian McBain spoke with Ben Cooper about Thai Union's approach to sustainability and aspirations for the future.

Thai Union unifies corporate identity

21 Sep 2015

Thai Union Frozen Products is bringing its global operating companies under a single new corporate identity.

Thai Union, Savola eye Middle East seafood sales with JV

8 Sep 2015

Thai Union Frozen Products and Saudi group Savola have established a joint venture to sell seafood products including the John West brand in the Middle East.

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.

TUF lifted by acquisitions, margins

27 Feb 2015

Thai Union Frozen Products revealed a jump in full-year earnings today (27 February) lifted by improved margins and higher sales.

Thai Union: We can consolidate seafood sector

2 Feb 2015

Thai Union Frozen Products has signalled its interest in more acquisitions in developed markets following three significant deals in Europe and the US for the seafood giant.

Thai Union deal prompts Bumble Bee to review Samoa plans

9 Jan 2015

US-based seafood group Bumble Bee Foods is to look again at plans to build a processing facility on the Pacific island of Samoa.

Food industry quotes of the week: Kraft, Thai Union, Doux

22 Dec 2014

US food giant Kraft Foods Group this week announced its chairman would also take on the role of CEO - and he promptly said the company would reassess its business to "stay ahead" of the "rapid change" within the industry.

Thai Union to buy US seafood firm Bumble Bee

19 Dec 2014

Thai Union Frozen Products has struck a deal to buy US canned seafood supplier Bumble Bee Foods from private-equity firm Lion Capital for US$1.51bn.

Thai Union opens innovation centre

16 Dec 2014

Seafood group Thai Union Frozen Products has opened its first innovation centre as it works to grow its business and develop value-added products.

Mitsubishi coy over Bumble Bee Foods link

14 Oct 2014

Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi Corp. has declined to comment on speculation it has joined the race for the takeover for US canned tuna giant Bumble Bee Foods.

Chicken of the Sea launches salmon pouches

9 Oct 2014

Chicken of the Sea, the US seafood group owned by Thai Union Frozen Products, has launched a line of flavoured salmon pouches as part of a drive to move from a supplier of "affordable protein" to a "culinary innovator".

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

29 Sep 2014

Tesco's admission it had over-stated profits stunned the market on Monday, the latest chapter in a troubling period for the UK's largest retailer.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

29 Sep 2014

This week Tesco found itself under more scrutiny after it overstated expected profits for the first half of the year by GBP250m. Fonterra and Diamond Foods both reported a slump in annual profits but were optimistic about their prospects. Elsewhere Fyffes, Chiquita and Cutrale and Safra continued to go at each other as the former two announced a revised deal for shareholders if they were to merge. Here is the week in quotes.

Analysis: Does size matter in Thai Union Frozen's growth plan?

25 Sep 2014

Thai Union Frozen Products has rolled out an ambitious growth plan of hitting US$8bn in sales by 2020. The seafood group has embarked on what appears to be an acquisition spree - adding Norway-based King Oscar and French firm MerAlliance brands to its portfolio. It has also been linked with canned tuna supplier Bumble Bee Foods in the US. But with analysts concerned the two European buys are "insignificant" and Bumble Bee too risky, are these the right companies for TUF?

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food last week

22 Sep 2014

After General Mills' move to buy Annie's, M&A advisor Stefan Kirk took to just-food's pages to argue Lifeway Foods could be a takeover target for Danone. General Mills, meanwhile, battling to improve the performance of its US business revealed it will close two plants. And we took a look at the most eye-catching products being showcased at the Natural Products Expo East show in Baltimore.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

22 Sep 2014

US food groups General Mills and ConAgra Foods were under scrutiny this week with both reporting first-quarter results. WhiteWave Foods, the US natural and organic specialist, struck a deal to buy dairy-free brand So Delicious, while Thai seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products made its second acquisition in Europe in a matter of weeks. Meanwhile, we spoke to the CEO of Wise Foods about his plans to grow the US snacks business.

NORWAY: Thai Union Frozen acquires King Oscar

15 Sep 2014

Canned tuna maker Thai Union Frozen Products has acquired Norway's King Oscar for an undisclosed amount.

FRANCE: Thai Union to buy MerAlliance

4 Sep 2014

Thai Union Frozen Products (TUF) is to buy French smoked salmon producer MerAlliance.

THAILAND: Input prices, tax costs hit Thai Union result

13 Nov 2013

Thai Union Frozen Products has reported a drop in third-quarter profits due to higher input costs associated with the rising price of shrimp and tuna.

THAILAND: H1 profits have at seafood giant Thai Union

13 Aug 2013

Seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products saw its profits more than halve in the first half of the year, hit by foreign exchange losses and volatility in tuna and shrimp prices.

THAILAND: Thai Union Frozen FY profit slides

4 Mar 2013

Seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products has booked a drop in earnings for fiscal 2012.

THAILAND: Thai Union Frozen Q3 profit climbs

9 Nov 2012

Seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products has booked an increase in third-quarter net profit thanks to higher tuna sales and lower interest costs.

THAILAND: Thai Union Frozen H1 profits climb

10 Aug 2012

Seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products has recorded an increase in first-half profits.

THAILAND: Sales boost Thai Union Frozen Q1 profits

14 May 2012

Seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products has booked an increase in first-quarter profits on the back of strong sales growth.

THAILAND: John West owner Thai Union Frozen reports FY profit jump

22 Feb 2012

Thai Union Frozen Products, the seafood giant behind John West tuna and salmon, has reported a leap in annual profits.

THAILAND: Thai Union Frozen boosts sales, profits

21 Dec 2011

Seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products has booked a jump in both profits and sales in its third quarter.

THAILAND: Acquisition boosts Thai Union Frozen H1 profits

8 Aug 2011

Seafood giant Thai Union Frozen Products has booked an increase in first-half profits, boosted by the consolidation of MW Brands.

UK: John West makes sustainable tuna pledge

27 Jul 2011

UK canned seafood manufacturer John West has announced a commitment to sell sustainably-sourced tuna.

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