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StarKist workers enter the canning plant in Pago Pago, American Samoa.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa, with more than 2,000 workers, is scheduled to resume production today, after its two-week annual end of the year holiday shut down. At the same time, all public and the majority of private school students return to class today, which means busy early...
StarKist workers enter the canning plant in Pago Pago, American Samoa.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Inc., has delayed the transition of its California operations to American Samoa, as the cannery continues to review satisfactory solutions to federal regulatory challenges faced by its business in the territory, as well as the uncertainty of the federal tax...
StarKist canning plant in American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — US based StarKist Inc., offers no comments on the company’s proposed move to relocate some of its production from California to American Samoa. The cannery however confirmed the annual two week end-of-the-year shutdown at StarKist Samoa. Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega...
Aerial view of Starkist canning plant in American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Inc., is looking at relocating some of its production from California to American Samoa, creating up to 300 new jobs, according to a summary report by Lt. Gov. Lemanu Palepoi Sialega Mauga, following meetings last month in Washington D.C. with US Department of...
StarKist canning plant in American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Inc., as a defendant, is scheduled for sentencing during the middle of next year at the federal court in San Francisco, California after the company entered a guilty plea for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of packaged seafood sold in the U.S, according...
StarKist canning plant in American Samoa
Washington, D.C. — The news that StarKist & Co, the last of the US 'big three' tuna canners has admitted to have engaged in price fixing, will make it easier for civil plaintiffs to prove their case, a lawyer told Undercurrent News.  However, while Thai Union Group-owned Tri-Union Seafoods, the...
StarKist Samoa management including Taotasi Archie Soliai (far right back row) and some of the cannery’s employees, wearing pink last Friday, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa management including Taotasi Archie Soliai (far right back row) and some of the cannery’s employees, wearing pink last Friday, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month of October. Responding to Samoa News inquiries Taotasi explained over the weekend that StarKist...
StarKist canning plant in American Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — StarKist Samoa will be producing at the Satala plant next month, more than 100 tons of “certified kosher tuna” products for the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York, dba The Jewish Education Project, which “is sending kosher supervisors to the South Pacific in...
 Andrew Choe, President & CEO, StarKist Co.
San Francisco, CA — StarKist Co. has agreed to plead guilty for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices of packaged seafood sold in the United States, the Department of Justice announced Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. According to the USDOJ press release, a one-count felony charge filed today in the U.S....
StarKist canning plant
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While StarKist Inc., the US-based owner of StarKist Samoa in Atu’u, has offered no comments on the immediate effect of the new minimum wage increase, the company notes that, historically, past increases have impacted its overall operations. The new 40-cent per hour...

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