BC Safety Charter Welcomes First Seafood Processor – Orca Specialty Foods

By January 5, 2015Business News

Ben Hume, steering committee chair of the BC Safety Charter, today announced that the Orca Specialty Foods has become the first sea food processor to join the ranks of leading BC businesses which have signed the Charter.

Cover photo: [l to r] David McKinnon, signatory, President of Orca Specialty Foods and Kevin Horig, General Manager. Photo by Jared Penner, FIOSA-MIOSA.

“We are very pleased to welcome Orca Specialty Foods on board,” says Hume adding, “Whenever a new industry is represented on the membership it is very important as a symbol to the rest of the business community in BC.”

The BC Safety Charter now has 134 signatories, well ahead of its target of 90 for 2014, and is now well-represented in most business sectors in BC.

The organization will be holding its annual Charter Roundtable event on April 30,2015 at the Burnaby Delta Hotel and Conference Centre.

The landmark document, representing a commitment to lead and promote the highest level of health and safety culture within their organizations and to work together to promote the cause of safer and healthier workplaces in BC, was launched in October of 2011 and has been growing steadily ever since.

Orca Specialty Foods Ltd. was founded in 1995 and prides itself on building strong B2B partnerships, markets and high quality product offerings.

According to the company, “In the beginning Orca Specialty Foods Ltd. placed a high value on integrity and responsibility. Today, the company is driven by those values. In fact, we believe in continuous improvements for our business in order to deliver the highest quality smoked and value added seafood products globally for our customers.”

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