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 ...
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 ...
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.
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Chilean salmon exports increased 3.8% in 2022
A report by the Chilean Salmon Council has showed that country's salmon and trout exports reached a total of 751,259 tonnes in 2022, 3.8% higher compared to 2021, Fish Information & Services reported.
Friday, January 13, 2023
Sernapesca aims to reduce antibiotic use in Chile's salmon industry
Chile's National Fisheries Service (Sernapesca) is inviting more aquaculture companies to join a voluntary programme to encourage the optimisation and reduce antibiotic use in the salmon industry, in order to ensure the sustainability of th ...
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Chinese seafood giant Joyvio Food opens salmon processing plant in Chile
Major Chinese seafood firm Joyvio Food has opened the biggest salmon processing plant in Chile, located in the Magallanes region, Fish Information & Services reported.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Chile's Camanchaca seeks for lower FCR in salmon operations by 2030
Chile-based Salmones Camanchaca is aiming to hit a feed conversion ratio (FCR) of 0.6 across its entire salmon-farming operations by 2030, the company's vice president, Ricardo García, said at the International Fishmeal and Fish Oil (I ...
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
SalmonChile firms invested US$11.5 million in R&D projects in 2021
Salmon-producing businesses affiliated with SalmonChile invested US$11.5 million in projects and initiatives related to research, development, and innovation in 2021, which is 7.6 times more than the amount invested in similar projects and ...
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.

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