- Huff Post.
- Monica Jain, June 13, 2015.
I've been thinking a lot about tuna lately.
It's an important fish in a number of ways: Canned tuna accounted for about 16 percent of all of seafood consumed by Americans in 2013, and today it's the third most popular seafood in the U.S. Tuna is critical to island economies, where it's an important source of protein and income for locals. And while the health of some tuna stocks has improved, long-term sustainability remains a challenge. That's why tuna fisheries and their supply chains are one of the focal points for this year's Fish 2.0 competition for sustainable seafood businesses. We received over 15 entries related to tuna from around the world -- more than were focused on any other single fish. These entrepreneurs are emerging due to the need for innovation and change in the sector