Tri Marine is a leading tuna supplier with over 50 years of experience, providing optimised and diversified supply chain solutions to customers worldwide. They utilise their own resources and a global network to supply their customers worldwide.
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Tri Marine is one of the largest global tuna suppliers handling over 500,000 metric tons of tuna annually, representing approximately 12% of the global tuna catch. This makes its responsibility of pursuing best practices of paramount importance.
- Bolton Group
In 2019, Tri Marine was fully acquired by Bolton Group – an Italian family-owned multinational producing and distributing for over 70 years a vast range of innovative and sustainable branded products. An international company of over 11,000 people, present in more than 150 countries with 60 well-known brands that have become household names for millions of consumers. Bolton’s leading tuna brand, Rio Mare, is sold in over 40 countries worldwide and is the N°1 canned fish brand in Italy and Europe. Pole-and-line and handline tuna sourced from the Solomon Islands and Indonesia are used in some of Rio Mare’s tuna product ranges.
As a fishing company, Tri Marine believes sustainability means more than just protecting fishing resources. It is also about communities, fishing heritage, and a commitment to feed a growing population one of the healthiest proteins in the world.
Tri Marine adheres to Marine Stewardship Council sustainability principles by sourcing tuna from areas with effective fisheries management and minimal ecosystem harm. They also participate in Fishery Improvement Projects and are founding members of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation. Tri Marine is committed to the well-being of employees, stakeholders, and the communities in which they operate. They invest in fishing and processing bases that provide socio-economic benefits to coastal communities and ensure best-in-class employment practices. This positively impacts local businesses and supports international commerce.
Tri Marine is involved in all parts of the supply chain. Their activities include fishing, trading, processing, and marketing, with offices and operations in strategic locations worldwide. With a presence in all major tuna-producing areas, they can provide a flexible and strategic supply solution for their customers.
Tri Marine’s mission to provide sustainable, high-quality products to tuna markets around the world aligns well with IPNLF’s work in supporting one-by-one tuna fisheries. We’re proud to be their partner in efforts to support a sustainable tuna industry.
Company Policies and Reports
Tri Marine is implementing industry-leading sustainability policies that emphasise collaboration with various stakeholders in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
Fisheries Improvement Toolbox (FIT) Engagement
Tri Marine’s wholly-owned subsidiary, National Fisheries Developments Ltd., has four fishing vessels in its MSC-certified pole-and-line fleet operating from its base in Noro, Solomon Islands. In addition, Tri Marine works with trusted suppliers to source fully traceable MSC-certified and comprehensive FIP pole-and-line and handline tuna from Indonesia.