Tri Marine and SolTuna Assist in Cyclone Pam Disaster Aid Efforts
Tuna company and long-time Solomon Islands subsidiary donate relief supplies, including 72,000 cans of tuna
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BELLEVUE, Wash (April 22, 2015) – Responding to the devastating impact of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, Tri Marine and its subsidiary SolTuna have joined global relief efforts. The company confirmed that a delivery of 1,500 cartons of nutritious SolTuna canned tuna arrived on April 15th on the MV South Islander to help feed communities faced with food shortages. The shipment also included equipment needed for recovery operations.
“Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu, and we wanted to contribute to the relief efforts” said Adrian Wickham, Managing Director of SolTuna. “We’re humbled to witness the strength and resolve of the people of Vanuatu. They are in our thoughts and prayers. Our hope is that this donation will help relieve food shortages as they continue their recovery.”Tri Marine has joined other businesses and non-profits that have been working around the clock to assist Vanuatu. Tri Marine encourages its employees, vendors and other partners to contribute to the Vanuatu relief efforts through one of the many non-profit relief agencies on the ground, such as Save the Children, UNICEF or International Medical Corps.
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Tri Marine is a recognized leader in fishing, processing and distributing high-quality tuna products to the world’s markets. The company focuses on quality, sustainability, innovation and customer satisfaction. As a socially responsible operator, Tri Marine has chosen to invest in the communities closest to fishery resources. Together with its workforce of over 5,000 employees, Tri Marine is committed to all of its customers, suppliers and stakeholders for the long term. For more information, visit www.trimarinegroup.com.