TUF Reinforces World Leading Seafood Position at Brussels Seafood Expo


TUF Reinforces World Leading Seafood Position at Brussels Seafood Expo


Business Press Releases Tuesday June 10, 2014 11:40

กรุงเทพฯ–10 มิ.ย.–Thai Union Frozen Products

Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited (TUF) the world’s seafood expert and owner of world’s leading seafood brands showcased their capabilities and a commitment in sustainable seafood industry at the world’s largest seafood exposition “Seafood Expo Global” recently in Brussels, Belgium.

Mr. Rittirong Boonmechote, Managing Director of Shrimp product group at TUF said, “TUF participated in this exposition to showcase cutting-edge capacity of a Thai company in competing on a global stage as highly proficient seafood producers and processors. We are a living proof that a Thai company can process and produce seafood products such as shelf stable (canned), chilled or frozen products to the highest international standards trusted and valued by millions of customers and consumers around the world. We continue to invest in research and development to innovate more comprehensive range of delectable products to adapt to changing trends in consumer lifestyles and satisfy them wherever they are in the world”.

“This year at the Seafood Expo Global, our frozen ready meal product category has received overwhelming interest from European customers and business partners – suggesting a possible positive trend for the export of this product category. This underline our commitment to create innovative new interesting products to satisfy ever growing demands from consumers around the world.”

TUF’s participation at the Seafood Expo Global this year is the 11th time since 2004. More than 25,000 participants comprising customers, trade partners, buyers, producers, importers and exporters representing 1,700 seafood companies from 145 countries worldwide meet annually in this massive 35,000 square meters exposition to look for seafood trade opportunity and new ideas for product innovation. This event in Brussels, the heart of Europe, is the world’s largest seafood exposition which TUF will continue to support and participate.

Mr. Boonmechote also said, “In addition to upholding our products to the highest international food safety standards, TUF, as the world’s leading seafood producer, is also committed to sustainable fishery – being responsible and accountable for the use of marine resources. We are also committed to contributing to social development by supporting an equality in education to the children in Samut Sakhon province, taking care of our employees with good labor practices and supporting environmental conservations. All of these factors were clearly featured in our pavilion and we are proud to have received an overwhelming interests from participants.”

Mr. Boonmechote concluded, “The key to TUF’s global capacity and strategic competitiveness has always been our robust product development department which is the key driver behind the innovation of all the seafood products to satisfy customers and consumers the world over”.