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Welcome to the Bumble Bee Press Room, your resource for the latest news about Bumble Bee Seafoods and your favorite products.

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$980 Million Transaction for North America's Largest Branded Seafood Company

SAN DIEGO, CA (December 15, 2010) – Bumble Bee Seafoods announced the completion today of the acquisition of all assets and operations of Bumble Bee Seafoods from Centre Partners Management LLC by funds advised by Lion Capital LLP. The acquisition, valued at $980 million, was made in partnership with members… Read More»

Class 2 Recall Issued on Bumble Bee Chicken Salad Lunch on the Run Mixed Fruit Kits and Bumble Bee Chicken Salad with Crackers Ready-to-Eat Kits

SAN DIEGO, CA (December 6, 2010)—Bumble Bee Seafoods, announced that a voluntary national recall has been issued by its supplier The Suter Company, Inc., on Bumble Bee Lunch on the Run with Mixed Fruit Kits and Bumble Bee Chicken Salad with Crackers Ready-to-Eat Kits. This recall has been issued because… Read More»

Lobster Company Signs Intent to Acquire and Operate a Lobster Distribution Center at the Former Sardine Cannery in Maine

SAN DIEGO, CA (August 4, 2010) — Bumble Bee Seafoods has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Massachusetts based Live Lobster Co. Inc., for the sale of the North America seafood company’s former sardine manufacturing plant at Prospect Harbor, Maine. The sale is expected to close in… Read More»

Rising Childhood Obesity Epidemic to Affect 20% of Children in the United States by Year’s End     WASHINGTON D.C. (May 4, 2010) – The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) announced today an unprecedented, innovative alliance with leading media companies Discovery Education and Meredith Corporation to help parents, educators, and… Read More»

May 2010 Release of Bumble Bee Albacore with 44 Percent Less Sodium

  SAN DIEGO (April 22, 2010) — Bumble Bee Seafoods®, marketer of America’s leading premium seafood brand, has announced completion of significant sodium reductions across its line of canned albacore and light meat tuna products. Further sodium reducing initiatives are in the works for the remaining products in the company’s… Read More»

Bumble Bee Foods Offers Budget-Friendly Shopping Tips For the New Year

Bumble Bee Seafoods Offers Budget-Friendly Shopping Tips For the New Year   SAN DIEGO (January 5, 2010) — Results of a recent Bumble Bee Seafoods survey suggest that a significant majority of consumers are spending more or about the same on groceries as they did two years ago, but a… Read More»

Leading Household Brand Dedicated to Consumer Health and Wellness Partners on Initiative to Reduce Obesity in America

SAN DIEGO (October 5, 2009) — Bumble Bee Seafoods, America\’s leading premium tuna brand and the producer and marketer of a full line of canned and pouched seafood products, extends its commitment to health and wellness today in joining the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation.   The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation… Read More»