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Greenpeace Releases 2017 Tuna Brand Sustainability Rankings: Wild Planet is #1

Greenpeace Ranks Wild Planet the #1 tuna brand for sustainable sourcing policy

“We applaud the work Greenpeace has done to provide the Tuna Shopping Guide for consumer guidance.” – Wild Planet Foods Founder, Bill Carvalho

For the second time in a row, Wild Planet Foods has been named by Greenpeace as the #1 tuna brand for sustainable sourcing policy in the organization’s biennial Tuna Rankings, which ranks 20 popular canned tuna brands based on their level of sustainable sourcing, fairness and ethical practices for both oceans and seafood workers.

Wild Planet Foods, which is the fourth largest canned seafood brand in the U.S., has been committed to sustainable sourcing and ethical productions since its inception in 2001. Since then, the company — which tied for first place with American Tuna in Greenpeace’s rankings— has dedicated its resources to producing high quality, innovative sustainably sourced products and in educating both consumers and retailers about eco-friendly choices.

“We applaud the work Greenpeace has done to provide the Tuna Shopping Guide for consumer guidance,” explained Bill Carvalho, founder of Wild Planet Foods. “We congratulate American Tuna for the recognition as co-holders with Wild Planet of the highest ranking. We at Wild Planet consider it an honor to work with retailers in providing tuna products with the best possible sourcing standards, which enables consumers to vote for conservation with their food purchases. It is our hope that many more brands elevate their standards to join the mission of promoting responsible seafood sourcing.”

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