The top supplier of hand line caught tuna and other fishery products through responsible and sustainable methods and practices.


Ensure to export only the freshest and safest gilled and gutted, headless tuna;

Catch only the approved size and specification of tuna in compliance with global standards;

Educate fishermen and industrial partners about sustainable fishing and proper fish handling;

Guarantee the compliance of all fishing vessels to international safety standards and Philippine licensing requirements; and

Commit to promote economic growth inclusive of fisher folks and their families.

Company Profile

Tuna Explorers Inc (TEI) started delivering quality fresh chilled sashimi grade tuna on July, 2008.

Learning from the vast range of experiences of MGTR sole proprietorship and its understanding of the tuna industry, TEI emerged as the Philippines' leading exporter of fresh-chilled sashimi grade headless and gutted tuna.

The company consistently strives to serve the ever growing demand for tuna worldwide, operating a fishing fleet of over 100 tuna hand line boats.

As a major player in the industry, TEI deals with experienced master fishermen who provide employment and livelihood opportunities to hundreds of families dependent on the fishing industry of General Santos City, thus helping spur economic growth and development in the area.

TEI is proud of these various accreditations:

• ISO 22000: 2005 (Food Safety Management System)

• ISO 9001: 2008 (Quality Management System)

• HACCP Codex Alimentarius

• Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

Corollary to this, TEI also actively participates in efforts to attain sustainability of the Philippine fishing industry. Its leadership exercises democratic practices and encourages a participative management approach, promotes social responsibility with humility and emphasizes the value of society in the conduct of its business activities.