N.B. Seafood Supplier Connors Bros. Filed For Bankruptcy, Selling Assets to Taiwanese Company

Connors Bros. Clover Leaf Seafoods Company, which owns a fish processing facility in New Brunswick, has filed for bankruptcy due to its American affiliate Bumble Bee Foods debt of approximately US$820.8 million.

The San Diego-based Bumble Bee Group, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, including Clover Leaf, is one of North America’s leading suppliers of shelf-stable seafood. It produces and markets its products under a number of brands, including Bumble Bee, Beach Cliff, Snow’s, Brunswick and Clover Leaf.

The Bumble Bee Group’s products include various canned and packaged seafoods, such as tuna, salmon, oysters, mussels, clams, shrimp, crab, lobster and sardines.

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