Thursday, June 13, 2024
Chilean salmon producers relieved as land transfer rejected
Producers in Chile's salmon industry are relieved after a key commission rejected demands to hand over land and water areas to indigenous groups in the Los Lagos region, Fish Farmer reported.
Friday, May 17, 2024
Joachim Wessel becomes new managing director for Cermaq Chile
Joachim Wessel has been announced as the new managing director for salmon farming company Cermaq Chile, replacing Pedro Courard effective from June 1, 2024.
Friday, April 26, 2024
Chile now permitted to export poultry meat to Paraguay
Chile has secured approval to export poultry meat and related products to Paraguay, following negotiations between the Chilean Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG), ChileCarne (the Chilean Meat Exporters Association) and Paraguay's heal ...
Thursday, April 18, 2024
Chilean salmon industry launches project to combat bacterial infections in farmed fish
Inspired by the fight against COVID-19, Chilean salmon producers have partnered with the government to address bacterial infection challenges in farmed fish through the "Yelcho" initiative, Fish Farmer reported.
Thursday, March 28, 2024
Chile's Atlantic salmon production to fall for two years - before recovery in 2026
The volume of Atlantic salmon produced in Chile will fall in 2024 and 2025, before beginning to climb in 2026, an analyst for DNB Bank said in a presentation at the AquaSur trade show held in Puerto Montt, Chile, last week.
Friday, February 16, 2024
Skretting Chile first salmon feed mill in the world to obtain ASC Feed certification
Skretting Chile became the first salmon feed mill to be certified under the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) Feed Standard for aquaculture, which takes into consideration production-related, environmental and social factors, Skretting ...
Thursday, October 19, 2023
BioMar announces new managing director of BioMar Chile
BioMar has announced the appointment of Derek Kohn as the upcoming managing director of BioMar Chile.
Friday, September 8, 2023
Chile plans separate laws for fishing and aquaculture
The Chilean government intends to revamp regulations under a unified national fisheries law after consultation with stakeholders from the aquaculture sector throughout September, with an anticipated bill presentation in the fourth quarter o ...
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Chile's salmon and trout exports show modest growth in first half of 2023
In its latest Quarterly Salmon Export Report, the Chilean Salmon Council has announced a slight, yet notable, increase in exports of farmed salmon and trout during the first half of 2023 in comparison to the corresponding period in 2022, Se ...
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Chile's Aquaculture Innovation Club seeks international partners to further innovate aquaculture
Chile's Aquaculture Innovation Club is looking to establish an international alliance with countries that have a strong fish-farming tradition in an attempt to drive global innovation in aquaculture.
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Chile rejects proposed ban aquaculture concessions in protected areas
A joint committee in Chile's congress has rejected a proposed amendment to the country's general fisheries law that aimed to prohibit new or renewed aquaculture concessions in protected areas, SeafoodSource reported.
Monday, May 22, 2023
Chile salmon workers unite against bill threatening jobs and industry growth
Chile's multiunion of salmon workers, joined by other unions, has announced plans to protest a proposed bill that could result in the elimination of over 60% of salmon farming, leading to unemployment for thousands of workers, Nation World ...
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Chile-based Multi X to launch antibiotic-free Arka smoked salmon in US during Q2
Puerto Montt, Chile-based Multi X is planning to launch the Arka super-premium brand of smoked salmon, making the product available to premium US grocery retailers during the second quarter of 2023.
Monday, April 24, 2023
The Philippines bans poultry imports from Chile
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture (DA) has banned imports of chicken and other poultry products from Chile due to the bird flu outbreak in the South American country, The Philippine Star reported.
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Chile exempts Australian dairy exporters from in-country audits
Australian dairy exporters to Chile will no longer be required to undergo in-country audits by Chilean officials on a regular basis, National Tribune reported.

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