Thursday, June 30, 2022
SalmonChile concerned of constitutional proposals that would impact Chile's salmon industry
Chile's constitutional convention process has included some proposals deemed by SalmonChile to be a threat to the country's salmon-farming industry.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Chile-based salmon producer Australis called out for overproduction
Chile's Superintendency of the Environment (Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente, or SMA) has initiated a new sanctioning procedure against Santiago, Chile-based salmon producer Australis Mar for overproduction.
Friday, June 10, 2022
Charges brought against salmon farmers in Chile for alleged overproduction
Chile's Superintendency of the Environment (SMA) is bringing charges against salmon farmers claiming they overproduced at production centers located within the Kawésqar National Reserve in the southern region of Magallanes.
Thursday, June 2, 2022
New documentary urges protection of Chile's coast from commercial salmon development
A new National Geographic documentary has called for the protection of a large portion of Chile's coastline from further commercial salmon-farming development.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Cargill to purchase US$290 million stake in Chile salmon farmer Multiexport Foods
Major US-based commodities trader Cargill Inc has agreed to purchase a 24.5% stake in the salmon farming subsidiary of Chile's Multiexport Foods for about US$290 million, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Chile considers moratorium on farmed salmon sector
Chilean President Gabriel Boric is reportedly considering a moratorium on the farmed salmon sector that would halt its expansion in the country.
Friday, May 13, 2022
Chile salmon aquaculture facilities increase use of antibiotics in 2021
A report by Chile's National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (Sernapesca) showed that the amount of antimicrobial used per harvested ton (ICA) among salmon aquaculture facilities increased in 2021 compared to the year prior, Fish Informat ...
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Chile's AquaChile achieves carbon neutrality for salmon production
Chilean salmon farmer AquaChile has achieved carbon neutrality in the production of its Verlasso salmon.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Chilean firm Salmones Camanchaca introduces innovative feeder pontoon
Chilean aquaculture firm Salmones Camanchaca has introduced an innovative feeder pontoon for the Williams 2 farming centre in the Cisnes district, Aysen Region, where it will provide a floating feeding platform for fattening fish with a max ...
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Chile plans to relocate salmon concessions
The head of Chile's Undersecretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture (Subpesca), Alicia Gallardo, has outlined to the senate the government's plans to relocate some salmon farming concessions, with technical projects approved in the Magallanes r ...
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Chilean Salmon Council releases first sustainable impact report
The Chilean Salmon Council – formed by AquaChile, Australis, Salmones Aysén, Cermaq and Mowi – has released its first-ever sustainable impact report.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Chile's salmon harvest reached more than one million tonnes last year, report states
Chilean trade body SalmonChile has published its latest sustainability report, highlighting record salmon production with a lighter ecological footprint compared to other sources of animal protein.
Monday, March 1, 2021
Skretting, Chilean salmon company enter agreement concerning sustainability targets
Skretting Chile and Chilean salmon farming company Salmones Camanchaca have entered into an agreement that sets sustainability targets in relation to carbon emissions, sourcing of raw materials, renewable energy use and life-cycle assessmen ...
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Chilean salmon dominates nation's food exports in 2020
Chile's salmon exports have reached US$4.4 billion (€3.6 billion) last year, placing the commodity at the top of the country's food exports.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Norwegian salmon farms endure a difficult year better than their Chilean rivals
Weak Q4 demand, surplus of large-size fish narrows price spreads but exports, prices and revenues less disrupted by COVID-19 than those of Chile.

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