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Friend of the Sea Certification for Yankee Clipper

09 January 2013

MOROCCO - PANOS brands has obtained Friend of the Sea certification for its Yankee Clipper brand of anchovies (Engraulis anchoita) coming from Morocco, from certified purse seiners fishing in the FAO Area 34.

Yankee Clipper® Anchovies from PANOS will now carry the Friend of the Sea seal of approval.

PANOS™ is a consumer packaged goods company which provides a unique and comprehensive portfolio of natural and specialty food and beverage brands throughout the US and Canada. The Yankee Clipper brand offers a wide range of canned seafood products including anchovies.

“We are committed to providing the best tasting seafood and sourcing those products from suppliers that support sustainably caught fishing methods,” explains Steven Grossman – CEO of PANOS.

"Friend of the Sea recognition provides further confirmation of our environmental policies and allows us to communicate to consumers our commitment to not only providing high quality products but also to work with other conservation-minded organisations”.

“PANOS' Yankee Clipper® Anchovies certification is an important one in the US and it confirms the growing importance of the Friend of the Sea certification throughout North America,” comments Paolo Bray, Director of Friend of the Sea.

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