Chicken of the Sea Donates Seafood for Louisiana Flood Relief
Shelf-stable seafood brand supplies more than 50,000 cans and pouches
SAN DIEGO (August 31, 2016) – Chicken of the Sea announced a donation of more than $80,000 in canned and pouched seafood to those impacted by the recent flooding in Louisiana.
Chicken of the Sea has arranged delivery of more than 4,000 cases of seafood, amounting to 50,000 single-serve cans and pouches, to United Way of Southeast Louisiana. The San Diego-based seafood provider is donating a variety of products including: Premium Select Solid White Albacore Tuna in Oil, Tilapia Fillets in Marinara Sauce and Tilapia Fillets in Teriyaki Sesame Sauce.
“We hope this shelf-stable product brings some small relief and nourishment to the Louisiana community affected by the severe flooding,” said Maureen McDonnell, Chicken of the Sea director of brand marketing. “Our hearts and thoughts are with all of those in the flood region.”
United Way of Southeast Louisiana is accepting relief items and cash donations to assist those impacted by the flooding. To learn how to volunteer or donate directly to ongoing relief effort, visit: http://www.unitedwaysela.org/flood.
About Chicken of the Sea
Founded in 1914, Chicken of the Sea (COS) is a leading provider of healthy, sustainable and delicious seafood, offering not only a robust product line but the recipes and meal-planning insights needed to inspire seafood lovers to greater culinary creativity and inspiration. The company provides tuna, salmon, clams, crab, oysters, shrimp, mackerel, kipper snacks and sardines in cans, cups and pouches as well as innovative new products consistent with seafood’s growing status as a healthy “new” protein choice in America.
Headquartered in San Diego, COS sustainably sources its seafood products from around the world, and packages them at a state-of- the-art processing facility in Lyons, Ga., as well as at third-party facilities The company is led by a team of industry veterans with more than 300 years of collective experience in the packaged seafood industry.