Maldives Quality Seafood (MQS) is a handline fishing operation based in Kaafu Atoll, in the Maldives. MQS source responsible handline yellowfin tuna and supplying it to the international market.
Ensis is a major tuna processing company based in the Maldives that exports fresh and frozen pole-and-line and handline caught tuna products. The company is building a canned tuna plant which will be operational in the 4th quarter of 2017.
IPNLF welcomed their first African retail Member Woolworths. Sustainability is one of Woolworth's core values and it was the first retailer in South Africa to offer Marine Stewardship Council certified pole-and-line caught canned tuna - a significant milestone on its Fishing for the Future journey.