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Media Contacts

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

Our Corporate Headquarters are located at:
225 North Shore Dr.
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412-323-7400

Our facility locations include:
Pago Pago, American Samoa
Guayaquil, Ecuador

Current News

Starkist® Announces alTUNAtive Candidate: Charlie® the Tuna for President

Thursday, September 8, 2016, 3:43 PM

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – September 8, 2016 – StarKist® announced today that Charlie® the Tuna, its official spokes-fish and one of America’s most iconic figures, is throwing his red hat into the...

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Starkist Co. Honors the Korean War Veterans of Western Pennsylvania

Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 5:10 PM

PITTSBURGH (August 17, 2016) – StarKist Co., which is headquartered on Pittsburgh’s North Shore, and its parent company, Dongwon of Seoul, South Korea, are proud to announce their...

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StarKist® Pledges $100,000 To Fight Childhood Hunger With Feed the Children

Monday, May 9, 2016, 8:00 AM

StarKist® is proud to announce it is joining forces with Feed the Children, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending child hunger, by donating $100,000. Feed the Children believes that it...

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StarKist® Supports The 2015 - 2020 Dietary Guidelines, Which Recommend Americans Incorporate More Seafood Into Their Diet

Thursday, January 7, 2016, 3:04 PM

StarKist Co., a food company that is focused on healthy, shelf-stable seafood products in the United States is proud to support the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 - 2020, which reinforces...

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StarKist® and Professional Golfer Michelle Wie Partner to Promote StarKist Creations™ Single-Serve Pouch Products

Tuesday, January 5, 2016, 8:00 AM

StarKist Co., a food company that focuses on healthy, shelf-stable seafood products in the United States, announced today that professional golfer, Michelle Wie, is the brand's newest...

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StarKist Creations® Offers Five New Ways To Reel-In The Health Benefits Of Seafood

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 11:20 AM

StarKist Co., a food company focused on healthy, shelf-stable seafood products in the United States, is proud to announce the launch of five new product innovations that build on their successful...

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StarKist® Announces New Gourmet Selects® Pouch Line

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 12:50 PM

StarKist Co., a leading producer, distributor and marketer of shelf-stable seafood products in the United States, announced today the brand's newest addition to its successful Flavor Fresh Pouch...

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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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