Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd. (Nissui) informed that it has joined the Japanese firms signing "Pacific Bluefin Tuna Conservation Pledge," encouraged by WWF Japan to support the conservation and sustainable use of the bluefin tuna stock across the Pacific Ocean.
Through this commitment, Nissui makes its intention clear to promote further global agreement in regard to the management of the tuna stocks in the Pacific Ocean together with other Japanese companies supporting this position.
Apart from Nissui, the other fishing companies from Japan that support the pledge proposed by WWF include: Co-op Miral, Daichi Wo Mamoru Kai, Kamewa Shoten Co. ltd, Marubeni Corporation (More Info)
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