Lease deal announced for American Samoa cannery

Employees at American Samoa's Starkist cannery. Photo: RNZI / Monica Miller

In American Samoa, the US cannery StarKist has announced that it will lease the Samoa Tuna Processing facility in Atuu, which ceased production in 2016. The 10-year lease agreement was finalised on Friday. The cannery says while this is positive news for its operations, it remains difficult for American Samoa to compete with locations where […]

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