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TU’s Mareblu Launches “Cinci Le Creuset”
18 April 2019

Thai Union’s (TU) Italian subsidiary Mareblu is launching another award scheme, this year’s competition kicks off on April 15 until December under the name "Vinci Le Creuset con Mareblu". There are weekly prizes for grasp, which include Le Creuset mini-cocotte ceramic and cast iron pots Le Creuset, valued at Eur 259 each. 

During that period, all those who buy Light Tuna and Tuna VeroSapore will be eligible to win the Le Creuset prizes. Enter the new contest by registering your recipe on their website.

Locals Loot Tipped Tuna Truck
18 April 2019

A heavy-duty truck driving in a military convoy tipped sideways in Colombia when the driver lost control of the vehicle. 

Instead of assisting the driver and passenger, some citizens reportedly took advantage of the situation and stole the tuna products.

The incident took place on the road linking the city of Ibagué to the capital, Bogotá.

Police arrived at the scene to address the incident and prevent further theft. A person traveling in the passenger seat sustained minor injuries and had to be assessed by healthcare professionals.

New Manager Announced For StarKist Samoa
18 April 2019

Jason Kim has been assigned as StarKist Samoa’s new General Manager, effective May 1, 2019.

In a statement, StarKist Co. explained that Kim previously held the position of Deputy General Manager at StarKist Samoa and that he will be bringing more than 27 years of operations experience to his new role at the Samoa facility.

He will be replacing Sangdong Kwon, who is returning to Dongwon. The same statement stated Kwon had been an outstanding leader and a valued member of the StarKist Samoa team since 2014.

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