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.
New control measures stir opposition Republic of Ireland
The fisheries authorities have decided to implement new measures to regulate the fish weighing system due to alleged irregularities detected in factories, but they have generated reject from fishermen and processors.
Intact colossal squid sliced open New Zealand
A 350-kilogram colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni), which had been caught in Antarctic waters last summer and kept in a freezer since then, was finally sliced open by a team of researchers from the Te Papa museum, in Wellington.