This means that the company complies with all Friend of the Sea requirements and can now display the official seal of approval on its products.
“Offering high-quality sustainable products has been our main priority for years,” said José Maria Freitas, CEO, Freitasmar. “Achieving the Friend of the Sea international certification is a big step forward for our company.”
All of Freitasmar’s tuna is fished by Friend of the Sea certified supplier Frabelle, a fishing company from the Philippines. The fish is caught through purse seine method in the Western Central part of the Pacific Ocean.
Freitasmar is a Portuguese company, founded in 1994 and headquartered in Vila Nova de Gaia. The company produces a large variety of canned seafood products and distributes them internationally. ■
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