StarKist Commits More Than $89,000 of Product to Hurricane Relief Efforts
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- StarKist Co. announced today its commitment to donate more than $89,000 worth of StarKist Flavor Fresh Pouch® products and cans to assist the various communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. StarKist is donating product to Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief charity in the country, to be distributed to the community centers providing critical aid to those in need.
"Our thoughts are with the entire Northeast as they manage through the wake of Hurricane Sandy," said Frank Pogue, Vice President, Marketing and Innovation, StarKist. "We want those coping with the aftermath of the storm to know StarKist is here to help. We hope our donation, in collaboration with Feeding America, will deliver essential supplies to assist in relief efforts."
StarKist Co. is a leading producer, distributor and marketer of shelf-stable seafood products in the United States. A category leader in innovation, StarKist was the first brand to introduce the StarKist Flavor Fresh Pouch®; StarKist Tuna Creations®, a line of lightly marinated tuna; and, a dolphin-safe policy. As America's favorite tuna, StarKist represents a 65-year tradition of quality, innovation and consumer trust and is well known for its charismatic brand icon, Charlie® the Tuna, who swam into the hearts of tuna fans in 1961 and is still a fan favorite today. StarKist Co. is a subsidiary of the Dongwon Group.
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