MWBrands was set up in 2006 when H.J. Heinz sold its European Seafood Business.
MWBrands is one of the leading ambient seafood businesses in Europe selling its products mainly in the UK, France, Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands. MWBrands focuses on tuna and added value tuna, but also sells a comprehensive range of salmon, mackerel, sardines, seafood spreads and other seafood products.
October 5, 2010, Clearance received from the Office of Fair Trading, United Kingdom, on the acquisition of MW Brands Holdings SAS by Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited.It is expected that the transaction will be completed by the end of October.
Fishing deal with China would settle maritime dispute Philippines
A joint fishing agreement reportedly being discussed between China and the Philippines is deemed a significant step forward in the relations between the two countries after an old maritime sovereignty dispute.