SAN DIEGO (June 29, 2017) – Bumble Bee Seafoods, North America’s premium seafood company, is encouraging consumers to ‘bee outside’ in celebration of National Picnic Month this July. With premium canned and pouched seafood options ready to fuel any activity this summer season, Bumble Bee is making it easy for families to enjoy a delicious meal or snack on-the-go with quick-to-prepare recipe ideas and products that are ready to eat.
“As the weather gets warmer, the outdoors beckon adventurous families looking for simple, nutritious meals that are perfect for any summer activity,” said Dave Melbourne, Bumble Bee senior vice president, consumer marketing and corporate social responsibility. “We’re excited for families to ‘bee outside’ this season and are ready with high-quality, premium tuna recipes, as well as products that require no preparation and can be instantly consumed to fuel any and every adventure.”
For those looking to pack the ultimate picnic, Bumble Bee shares several recipe ideas using Bumble Bee’s wild caught Solid White Albacore in Water to enhance summer’s favorite dishes with premium-quality, lean protein in honor of National Picnic Month. Picnic-friendly recipes include:
- No-Mayo Tuna Avocado Salad: Swap avocado and Greek yogurt for mayo in this recipe spin-off.
- Colorful Tuna Pasta: Whole wheat pasta adds extra fiber in this protein-packed pasta salad.
- Albacore Artichoke Sandwich: Escape the ordinary with this easy-to-prepare, gourmet sandwich featuring Bee® Solid White Albacore Tuna.
- Tuna Spinach Salad: This seven-ingredient salad is simple yet delicious.
- Tuna Salad Deviled Eggs: A fun and easy twist on an all-time favorite.
For families that are pressed for time while out and about, Bumble Bee makes on-the-go eating occasions convenient and delicious with its Snack on the Run! Kits complete with wheat crackers, and Seasoned Tuna Pouches, which include a spoon. New varieties, including Snack on the Run! Kits in Cheesy Tuna Melt and Rosemary, Garlic & Sea Salt Tuna Salad, and Seasoned Tuna Pouches in Lemon Sesame & Ginger and Sriracha, join a wide variety of bold flavors, which are perfect to have on-hand for hiking, lake or beach days, road trips, ball games and more this season.
To learn about Bumble Bee and discover more summer meal and snack ideas, visit www.BumbleBee.com.
About Bumble Bee Seafoods
Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, headquartered in San Diego, is North America’s largest branded shelf-stable seafood company, offering a full line of canned and pouched tuna, salmon, sardine and specialty protein products marketed in the U.S. under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Snow’s®, Wild Selections® and Beach Cliff®, and in Canada under the Clover Leaf® brand.
Bumble Bee’s mission is to provide healthy and nutritious products and meal solutions that are sourced sustainably. The company actively promotes the responsible stewardship of global fisheries resources and is a founder of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF) — a global partnership of scientists, tuna processors and WWF, the global conservation organization.
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