Tesco axes John West tuna from its shelves over environmental issues
Canned tuna. (Photo: John West)
(UNITED KINGDOM, 7/27/2016)
After carrying out a review, Tesco decided to de-list a number of core John West lines with effect from the end of July as part of the firm’s commitment to strengthen sustainability standards for the affordable quality fish offered.
The retailer’s representatives informed that their customers will still see some John West tuna products on their shelves and that they are working with John West on a plan for these remaining lines to be converted to sustainable tuna sources as soon as possible.
“We’re not experts on all the complexities of global fishery management, but we are committed to working with the right suppliers and non-governmental organisations so we can provide our customers with high-quality sustainable seafood they want at affordable pric...