[WORLDKINGS] World Best Academy – StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water: The best -selling canned food in United States

20-03-2020

(WorldKings.org) According to USA Today, StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water is the best- selling canned food in United States, with 91.6 million units sold in 2018.

 

 

StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water is produced by StarKistTuna. This is a brand of tuna produced by StarKist Co., an American company based in Pittsburgh's North Shore that is now wholly owned by Dongwon Industries of South Korea. It was purchased by Dongwon from the American food manufacturer Del Monte Foods on June 24, 2008, for slightly more than $300 million.

 

 

StarKist was founded in 1917 in San Pedro, California (known historically as "Fish Harbor") as the French Sardine Company of California, by Martin J. Bogdanovich (an immigrant from Croatia) and several partners.

Bogdanovich is known for his innovations related to refrigeration of the seafood product with crushed ice. They first marketed tuna under the Starkist name in 1942. The company changed its name to Starkist Foods in 1953; at the time, its facility on Terminal Island was the largest tuna processing facility in the world.

 

 

StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water contains 90mg of DHA & EPA omega-3s per serving. The key ingredients are light tuna, water, vegetable broth, and salt. The product is American Heart Association certified and so meets the criteria for healthy heart food. In 2018, StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water was sold 91.6 million units, earning 87.4 million in sales.

 

 

 

According to USA Today; en.wikipedia


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