IPNLF grows Spanish supply chain network

Jarred tuna Jarred tuna sold by Conservas Emperatriz

Spain-based Conservas Emperatriz has become the latest member of the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF).

The seafood and vegetable product supplier, which offers jarred tuna products caught with one-by-one fishing practises, is the fifth Span-based company to join the non-profit IPNLF, which is committed to developing and supporting responsible one-by-one tuna fisheries and supply chains.

Oscar de Miguel, general director of La Rioja-based Conservas Emperatriz, which employs over 70 workers, said: “We do our best to communicate the importance of preserving the health of tuna species and sustainable practises along the production chain. In our company, we work with 100% organic products, from the best of the land and the sea, to create a unique mixture of flavours and products.

“By collaborating with companies and organisations, we want our work to improve environmental sustainability, so future generations can experience our traditional flavours and cultures.”

Growing network

Adam Baske, IPNLF director for policy and outreach, commented: “We are delighted to connect with yet another leading company that aligns with the IPNLF vision of seeing thriving fisheries and coastal communities.

“We welcome Conservas Emperatriz to our growing network of supply chain Members, a company whose philosophy is centred on responsible sourcing and contributing to local communities.”

Conservas Emperatriz joins more than 50 other supply chain stakeholder that, allied by IPNLF’s membership, are working to demonstrate the value of one-by-one caught tuna to consumers, policymakers and businesses throughout the supply chain.


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