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Thai Union Group

Founded in 1977, Thai Union Group (Thai Union) is a seafood processor and manufacturer. The company initially focused on the production of canned tuna. In 1994, it went public and has since expanded its operations, becoming one of the largest global producers of processed tuna, shrimp and salmon. Thai Union does not own fishing vessels or aquaculture facilities but is active on four continents through its large subsidiary network and 12 production facilities. The company has a broad portfolio of shelf-stable, chilled and frozen food brands, including Chicken of the Sea, John West, Petit Navire and Mareblu.

Ranking position
#55/350
Total score
36.1/100
Measurement area Score Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 5.8 / 10 #56

Environment

#1 8.3 / 30 #122

Nutrition

#1 5.0 / 30 #105

Social inclusion

#1 17.0 / 30 #9
Segment Rank
Animal proteins #8
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #42

Segment ranking summary

Thai Union is active in the animal protein and food and beverage processing segments. Compared to its animal protein peers, the company has an opportunity to improve disclosure on its nutrition commitments, particularly regarding food safety and the availability of healthy foods. Further, the company’s lack of company-wide time-bound targets on several environment indicators. However, it tops the animal proteins segment in social inclusion.

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Risks and opportunities

Core social indicators

The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

More about the company

Headquarters
Samut Sakhon, Thailand
Food and agriculture revenue USD
4,238,156,300
Group revenue USD
4,238,156,300
Onwnership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees
44,809
Website
https://www.thaiunion.com

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