Thai Union-backed Russian firm targets first tuna, then shrimp market expansion

DPR Group, a Russian tuna processor and frozen seafood supplier that Thai Union Group plans to take control of, has expansion plans in both its business units over the next few years. Tuna will come first, Svetlana Shpak, commercial director, told Undercurrent News, during the WorldFood Moscow trade show, in the Russian capital.

Then, further down the line, DPR will look to expand its frozen shrimp and seafood business, with Thai Union’s support, she said. DPR’s tuna division is named Dalpromryba, with Maguro its shrimp and frozen seafood unit. (Read more….)