October 16, 2019
Thai Union's Yellowfin Tuna Slice achieves success at Thai innovation awards
Thai Union Group PCL.'s Yellowfin Tuna Slice received the runner-up award for product design at this year's Innovation Thailand Expo hosted by the National Innovation Agency, the company said.
Tawat Suthasineenont, deputy director at Thai Union's Global Innovation Center, represented the company at the award ceremony.
"On behalf of Thai Union, I am delighted that we have been recognised for our innovation with this award," said Suthasineenont.
"At the Global Innovation Center, we are committed to working on innovations that will improve our products for our customers. Thai Union's Yellowfin Tuna Slices are the world's first pre-sliced, pre-seasoned tuna made from whole yellowfin tuna loins. The tuna loin is high-pressured processed and sliced to offer a new experience to consumers."
Developed to give tuna-loving deli users a healthier, convenient alternative to traditional luncheon meats, the product received the 2018 Seafood Excellence Award in the category of "Best New Foodservice Product" at the Boston Seafood Expo North America.
- Thai Union