Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods reaches sustainability milestone

November 29, 2011

Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods has reached another milestone in the company’s sustainability program. In collaboration with its integrated processing partner Phil Union Frozen Foods Inc., the companies are celebrating the return of their 10,000th egg-bearing crab back to the wild. Under this initiative, Phil Union Frozen Foods Inc. buys live berried crabs at full price from the fishermen and then returns them to the mangroves so they can release their eggs.

“We continually strive to identify and implement initiatives that embrace our commitment to offer seafood products that are produced in an environmentally and socially responsible manner,” said Paul McCarthy, Executive Vice President for Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods.

A founding member of the National Fisheries Institute’s Crab Council, Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods also works with the Council to help educate the local fishermen to understand the importance of allowing berried female crabs to release their eggs.

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