Bumble Bee Foods was founded by a handful of dedicated fishermen in 1899. Today, privately held and headquartered in the United States, Bumble Bee Foods, LLC is North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company, offering a full line of canned and pouched tuna, salmon, sardines, and specialty seafood products marketed in the U.S. under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Snow’s® and Beach Cliff®, and in Canada under the Clover Leaf® brand. The Bumble Bee brand has established significant consumer awareness and loyalty based on the quality, nutritional value and affordability of its products.
2004 – Bumble Bee Seafoods, LLC combined its business with Connors Bros. Income Fund to become the largest branded seafood company in North America.
2010 - Bumble Bee Foods is acquired by Lion Capital LLP
2013 – Bumble Bee Foods expands their family of products and brands to include: Bumble Bee® Prime Fillet® Gourmet Flavors – 3 new seasoned varieties of bold flavors added to the premium Prime Fillet Albacore product line. Bumble Bee® Omega- 3 Prime Fillet® Albacore – offering a perfect way to add more Omega-3 EPA and DHA to your family’s diet. Bumble Bee SuperFresh®, a new line of premium, all-natural, fresh frozen seafood products. Wild Selections®, a new Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) – certified sustainable line of products that supports World Wildlife Fund (WWF®) fisheries management & marine conservation efforts.
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Global tuna catches grow but overfishing continues Worldwide
The global commercial tuna catch reached 5 million tons in 2014, an increase from 4.6 million in 2013, reveals the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation in its latest report on the global tuna stock situation.
High microplastic content found in commercial fish Spain
Researchers at the Spanish Institute of Oceanography who analyzed micro-plastics intake in fish species of the Spanish Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts found a high percentage of them in the stomachs of several commercially important fish.