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Thai Union Group

Known for Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, King Oscar and Mareblu

Thai Union Group was founded in 1977 and focused initially on the production of canned tuna. In 1994, the group went public and has since expanded its operations, becoming one of the largest global producers of processed tuna, shrimp and salmon. The group does not own fishing vessels or aquaculture facilities but is active on four continents through its large subsidiary network, has 12 production facilities and employs over 47,000 people globally.

Ranking position
#1 / 30
Total score
2.70 / 5
Measurement area Score (0-5) Rank (0-30)

Governance and management of stewardship practices

4.59 #1

Stewardship of the supply chain

3.30 #3

Ecosystems

2.55 #1

Human rights and working conditions

1.92 #2

Local communities

2.05 #1
Indicator categories Score (0-5)
Commitment 3.11
Performance 2.52
Transparency 2.71

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities

More about the company

Headquarters
Samut Sakhon, Thailand
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Group revenue (2018)
THB 133,300,000,000
Seafood revenue (2018)
THB 114,638,000,000
Top 5 species (by volume)
Tuna, shrimp, salmon, sardine and mackerel
Website
https://www.seachangesustainability.org/

Locations

  • Title: Thai Union Group
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Manufacture and sales of frozen, chilled and canned seafood
  • Title: Asian-Pacific Can Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of packaging for food products
  • Title: EHS Training and Services Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Providing training and management services
  • Title: King Oscar AS
    Place: Norway
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of canned seafood
  • Title: Meralliance SAS
    Place: France
    Description: Distributor of smoked salmon
  • Title: Pakfood Public Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of frozen food and aquatic animals
  • Title: Tri-Union Seafoods
    Place: USA
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of seafood under "Chicken of the Sea" brand
  • Title: Seafood International One FZCO
    Place: United Arab Emirates
    Description: Distributor of food products
  • Title: Songkla Canning
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Manufacturer and exporter of canned seafood
  • Title: Thai Union Canada
    Place: Canada
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of seafood
  • Title: Thai Union China
    Place: China
    Description: Distributor of food products
  • Title: Thai Union Europe
    Place: France
    Description: Headquarters activity
  • Title: Thai Union Feedmill Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of animal feeds
  • Title: Thai Union Germany
    Place: Germany
    Description: Holding company
  • Title: Thai Union Graphic Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Printing manufacturer
  • Title: Thai Union Manufacturing Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Manufacturer and exporter of canned tuna and pet food
  • Title: Thai Union Online Shop Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: E-commerce
  • Title: Thai Union Seafood Company
    Place: Thailand
    Description: Manufacturer and exporter of frozen shrimp
  • Title: Thai Union Frozen Products
    Place: USA
    Description: Importer and distributor of frozen seafood
  • Title: US Pet Nutrition
    Place: USA
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of premium pet food
  • Title: Yueh Chyang Canned Food Company
    Place: Vietnam
    Description: Manufacturer and distributor of canned tuna and seafood