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Chicken of the Sea introduces ready-to-eat, pre-sliced tuna slices specifically. (Photo: Business Wire)

Chicken of the Sea Unveils World’s First Deli-Ready Tuna Slices

  (UNITED STATES, 3/14/2018)

Chicken of the Sea Yellowfin Premium Tuna Slices are ready-to-eat, pre-sliced tuna slices made from whole tuna loins.

Move over turkey, ham and roast beef. America’s deli cases and restaurants will never be the same again if the latest
Chicken of the Sea product innovation catches on as expected: deli-style yellowfin tuna slices created for sandwiches, salads, wraps and more.

Chicken of the Sea® Yellowfin Tuna Slices™ are the world’s first pre-sliced, pre-seasoned tuna slices made from whole yellowfin tuna loins. This revolutionary new product has been developed to give tuna-loving deli users a healthier, convenient alternative to traditional luncheon meats.

Chicken of the Sea Yellowfin Premium Tuna Slices are ready-to-eat, pre-sliced tuna slices made from whole tuna loins.

Envisioned as the latest on-trend, healthy-eating concept, Chicken of the Sea Yellowfin Tuna Slices are being tested and rolled-out to consumers nationwide. The line was created in response to the FDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 which challenges Americans of all ages to increase their seafood consumption to a minimum of two servings per week.

“For years, nutritionists have been encouraging the public to work more seafood into their diet, but foodservice has offered few new alternatives to the beef, pork, chicken and turkey routine,” said Scott Solar, Chicken of the Sea director of culinary development and responsible sourcing. “Chicken of the Sea Yellowfin Tuna Slices is the first ready-to-eat tuna product that can compete in America’s delis and restaurants.”

Chicken of the Sea® Yellowfin Tuna Slices™ are the world’s first pre-sliced, pre-seasoned tuna slices made from whole yellowfin tuna loins.

“We’re changing the classic deli experience forever by making sliced tuna a ready-to-eat option that adds the Omega-3 and health benefits to sandwiches, salads and anywhere else you use sliced turkey, ham and roast beef.”

Two initial flavor varieties will be offered, Black Pepper and Cajun, without preservatives or artificial ingredients. Each vacuum-packed two-pound package contains 32 one-ounce yellowfin tuna slices, with five packages to a case. The slices are vacuum-packed to allow for easy freezing, thawing and serving.

Chicken of the Sea Yellowfin Tuna Slices is expected to receive Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification, the industry’s most exclusive sustainability designation, similar to other Chicken of the Sea tuna and salmon products.

Two initial flavor varieties will be offered, Black Pepper and Cajun.

About Chicken of the Sea

Founded in 1914, Chicken of the Sea (COS) is a leading provider of healthy, delicious and responsibly sourced seafood, offering not only a robust product line but the recipes and meal-planning insights needed to inspire seafood lovers to greater culinary creativity. The company provides tuna, salmon, clams, crab, oysters, shrimp, mackerel, kipper snacks and sardines in cans, cups and pouches as well as innovative new products consistent with seafood’s growing status as a healthy “new” protein choice in America.

Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., COS uses responsible fishing practices to source its seafood products from around the world, and packages them at a state-of-the-art processing facility in Lyons, Georgia, as well as at third-party facilities. The company is led by a team of industry veterans with more than 300 years of collective experience in the packaged seafood industry.

Source: Chicken of the Sea

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