Thai Union Group has donated more than 50,000 servings of food to government agencies, hospitals and a humanitarian relief foundation to provide support to those caring for patients with COVID -19.
These donations, which continue Thai Union’s commitment to supporting the people and communities in which it operates, include more than 48,000 cans of SEALECT products and 2,000 sets of frozen ready meals.
As Thailand faces a third wave of the virus, Thai Union has provided the healthy and nutritious products to donate through Thailand’s Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Thailand’s Department of
Physical Education, Medical Department, Thammasat University Hospital, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Siriraj Hospital and the Duang Prateep Foundation.
Thai Union is committed to supporting the people and local communities in which we operate, and the impact of COVID-19 on local communities in Thailand has been immense, so it is important that we not only support them, but also them. medical teams. who work incredibly hard to care for and support patients infected with the virus, ?? Thai Union CEO Thiraphong Chansiri said.
These donations from the Thai Union will support medical and other teams caring for patients recovering from the virus in Bangkok and regional regions of Thailand, as well as people in local communities affected by COVID-19.
This latest round of food donations continues Thai Union’s 2020 work towards the United Nations Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG 2 ?? Zero Hunger, where the company donated products to communities around the world to help ease the burden the pandemic had placed on so many people. This included more than 3 million servings of the company’s products worldwide in 2020.
“All of us at Thai Union also recognize the many frontline heroes and we will continue to do what we can so that we can overcome this difficult situation together soon, because we are always better together, ?? Chansiri said.
About Thai Union Group PCL
Thai Union Group PCL is the global seafood leader providing high quality, healthy, tasty and innovative seafood products to customers around the world for over 40 years.
Today, Thai Union is considered one of the world’s leading seafood producers and is one of the largest producers of long-life tuna products with annual sales exceeding THB 126.3 billion (4 , US $ 1 billion) and a global workforce of over 44,000 people. people who are dedicated to creating innovative and sustainable seafood.
The company’s global brand portfolio includes leading international brands such as Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire, Parmentier, Mareblu, King Oscar and Rügen Fisch and leading Thai brands SEALECT, Fisho, Qfresh, Monori, Bellotta and Marvo.
As a company committed to innovation and responsible behavior on a global scale, Thai Union is proud to be a member of the United Nations Global Compact and a founding member of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF). In 2015, Thai Union launched its SeaChange® sustainability strategy. Thai Union’s on-going work on sustainability issues was recognized in 2018 and 2019 by being ranked number one in the world in the food industry in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, achieving a 100th percentile ranking for the total sustainability score. Thai Union has now been appointed to the DJSI for seven consecutive years. Thai Union was also named to the FTSE4Good Emerging Index for the fifth consecutive year in 2020.
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