High Liner Foods Recognized as Visionary Partner by Seafood Nutrition Partnership

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Company Honored for Support of National Public Health Education Campaign

The nonprofit Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) has announced its formal recognition of High Liner Foods as a Visionary Partner, the highest donor level, within SNP’s Chairman’s Campaign Circle. This honor acknowledges High Liner Foods’ significant contributions in support of SNP’s upcoming national public health education campaign, which launches in October 2015 as an effort to build awareness about the essential nutritional benefits from eating seafood at least twice a week.

“Simplifying the process of selecting, preparing and enjoying fish and seafood is what High Liner Foods is all about,” said Keith Decker, president and CEO of High Liner Foods. “We are proud to support Seafood Nutrition Partnership’s message of incorporating seafood into one’s diet as a simple and enjoyable way to improve health.”

“We are honored that High Liner Foods is providing an extraordinary level of support in our effort to address the public health crisis in the U.S., where 70% of deaths are from preventable diseases,” said Linda Cornish, executive director of Seafood Nutrition Partnership. “USDA HHS dietary guidelines recommend eating seafood twice a week for optimal health, yet only 1 in 10 Americans follow this advice. Together with High Liner Foods, we hope to inspire a healthier America by promoting a nutrient-rich diet that includes seafood.”

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About Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to inspire a healthier America through partnerships that raise awareness about the essential nutritional benefits of eating seafood. SNP, a member of the NCD Roundtable, leads education efforts to help Americans gain the skills to select, order and prepare fish and shellfish, and to inspire a healthier America by promoting a nutrient-rich diet that includes seafood. In October 2015, during National Seafood Month, SNP is launching a three-year national public health education campaign. For more information, visit SeafoodNutrition.org.

About High Liner Foods
High Liner Foods is the leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen seafood. Its retail branded products are sold throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico under the High Liner, Fisher Boy, Mirabel, Sea Cuisine and C. Wirthy & Co. labels, and are available in most grocery and club stores. It also sells branded products under the High Liner, Icelandic Seafood, FPI, Viking, Mirabel, Samband of Iceland and American Pride Seafood labels to restaurants and institutions, and is a major supplier of private-label, value-added frozen seafood products to North American food retailers and foodservice distributors. For more information, visit HighLinerFoods.com.

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