Press Release March 2011

StarKist Co. Does Not Package Tuna in Ghana

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has informed StarKist Co. that canned tuna wrongly labeled as StarKist product from Ghana has entered the U.S. market.  StarKist Co.  did not package, manufacture or process this canned tuna product, nor does StarKist Co. package tuna in Ghana; the majority of our tuna is produced in either American Samoa or Ecuador, with a small amount also produced in Thailand.   

Introducing New StarKist SeaSations® Fish Fillets and Seafood Entrees

StarKist Expects a Warm Reception in the Grocer’s Freezer Case with New, Restaurant-Inspired Seafood Offerings


Melissa Murphy, StarKist Co. Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Human Resources, Named Pittsburgh Business Times “Women In Business” Award Winner

In Honor of Women’s History Month, Councilman Patrick Dowd Recognizes Melissa Murphy for Outstanding Achievements with a City of Pittsburgh Proclamation


StarKist Teams Up with 2011 Arnold Sports Festival

Leading Seafood Company a National Sponsor of the Largest Gathering of Committed Fitness Enthusiasts in the World


StarKist Co. Names In-Soo Cho to Serve as New President and Chief Executive Officer

New Executive Brings International Expertise to Leading Seafood Company

PITTSBURGH, PA – March 1, 2011 – StarKist Co., a leading producer, distributor and marketer of shelf-stable seafood products in the United States, announced today that Mr. In-Soo Cho was named the company’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.  Cho will assume his new office on March 1.