MWBrands was set up in 2006 when H.J. Heinz sold its European Seafood Business.
MWBrands is one of the leading ambient seafood businesses in Europe selling its products mainly in the UK, France, Italy, Ireland and the Netherlands. MWBrands focuses on tuna and added value tuna, but also sells a comprehensive range of salmon, mackerel, sardines, seafood spreads and other seafood products.
October 5, 2010, Clearance received from the Office of Fair Trading, United Kingdom, on the acquisition of MW Brands Holdings SAS by Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company Limited.It is expected that the transaction will be completed by the end of October.
Improved biodiesel from fish and cooking oil Spain
Researchers from Granada (Spain) and Campina (Brazil) Universities succeeded in developing a new type of biodiesel that is more resistant to oxidation from mixing fish oil with cooking oil.
Mass farmed salmon deaths raises concerns in Tasmania Australia
The deaths of hundreds of tonnes of salmon in a storm event that took place in Tasmania's west coast have reignited concerns about the environmental health of the Macquire harbour zone, which is home to large-scale fish farms.