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Michelle Faist,
Senior Manager, Corporate Affairs
Michelle.Faist@StarKist.com
412-323-7457

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Current News

StarKist® Receives the Star Treatment on the Women's Health 2014 "Supermarket Stars" List

Monday, November 3, 2014, 9:00 AM

StarKist® has been recognized on Women's Health respected 2014 "Supermarket Stars" list, with the brand's Low Sodium Chunk Light Tuna in Water Pouch securing a prominent spot in the "Healthiest...

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StarKist® Puts the Spotlight on Seafood at the 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™

Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:00 AM

Highlighting the importance of incorporating seafood into a healthy diet, StarKist® is participating in the 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE®), October 19 - 21 at the Georgia...

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Sam Hwi Lee, President & CEO of StarKist Co., Announces His Retirement

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 12:13 PM

StarKist Co., a subsidiary of Dongwon Industries, today confirmed that Sam Hwi Lee, President and Chief Executive Officer of StarKist, will retire on October 31. Lee, a StarKist Board of...

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StarKist® Pledges $100,000 to Support the Wounded Warrior Project®

Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 9:00 AM

StarKist® is proud to announce it is joining forces with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) by pledging $100,000 in support of the non-profit organization's mission to honor and empower our nation's...

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StarKist® Kicks-Off #CharlieOnTheGo Summer Photo Sweepstakes

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 11:44 AM

America's favorite spokesfish, Charlie® the Tuna, is asking consumers to take StarKist® along on their summer fun with the launch of the first ever #CharlieOnTheGo summer photo sweepstakes. From...

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StarKist® Brings 'Charlie® The Tuna' Back To The Small Screen

PITTSBURGH, Friday, January 10, 2014, 6:17 AM

StarKist's beloved Charlie® the Tuna is swimming back into the television advertising spotlight as a classic hipster with a fresh new look. The leading...

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Introducing New StarKist® Ranch Single Serve Tuna Creations®

PITTSBURGH, Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 4:30 AM

StarKist Co. today announced the launch of its new Ranch-flavored Tuna Creations® as the latest member of the single serve tuna pouch family. Seasoned...

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Introducing New StarKist® Gourmet Selects™ Sardines Line

PITTSBURGH, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 5:00 AM

StarKist Co., a leading producer, distributor and marketer of shelf-stable seafood products in the United States, announced today the launch of its...

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StarKist Celebrates 50th Anniversary In American Samoa With Commemorative "Made In America" Canned Products

PITTSBURGH, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 4:00 AM

In celebration of its 50th anniversary in American Samoa, StarKist Co. today announced the launch of newly branded "Made In America" canned StarKist®...

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StarKist Board of Directors Appoints Sam Hwi Lee to Serve as New President and Chief Executive Officer

PITTSBURGH, Thursday, April 25, 2013, 11:12 AM

StarKist Co., a subsidiary of Dongwon Industries, today confirmed that Sam Hwi Lee, was named President and Chief Executive Officer of StarKist. Lee,...

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