Caterer’s Choice become first to introduce MSC canned tuna to UK foodservice sector

Caterer’s Choice become first to introduce MSC canned tuna to UK foodservice sec
27/11/2015 - 07:51
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has announced that Caterer’s Choice, an importer and supplier of canned goods to the UK, is the first to introduce MSC certified sustainable canned tuna to the UK’s foodservice sector.

The MSC certified ‘Fairer Fish’ canned tuna uses only MSC certified Skipjack tuna caught in the PNA region of the Western Central Pacific Ocean.

Caterer’s Choice revealed that they are in discussions with a number of Local Education Authorities (LEA), including Oldham LEA who will be taking the certified canned tuna.

Steve Farmiloe, senior trading manager for Caterers Choice, said: “We’re delighted to launch Fairer Fish, a new brand focused on sustainable tuna for the UK foodservice and manufacturing markets.”

George Clark, MSC UK commercial manager, said: “This is fantastic news for the UK foodservice! It now makes it so much easier for caterers with chain of custody certification to use and promote MSC sustainable tuna on their menus or their range of dishes.”

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is an international non-profit organization. More than 250 fisheries in over 30 countries are certified to the MSC’s Standard.

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