Five of the eight Chilean salmon farmers that belong to the Global Salmon Initiative (GSI) actually increased antibiotic use in 2020 when compared to levels from 2019, according to numbers available in the GSI annual sustainability report.
“As an industry, it is our priority to reduce the use of antibiotics,” the GSI report states. “As farmers we have a responsibility to ensure a sanitary environment, and protect the health and… Read More
Santiago, Chile-based LATAM Airlines – the largest Latin American carrier – expects to have a cargo fleet of 21 aircraft by 2023 as it continues to convert more of its planes into freighters to bolster its status as the top transporter of goods from the region, including Chilean salmon …
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Puerto Montt, Chile-based salmon farmer Yadran is shooting to increase annual production to 40,000 metric tons (MT) and post earnings before interest, taxes, debt, and amortization (EBITDA) of USD 60 million (EUR 49.5 million) by 2023… Read More
Severe algae blooms and the resulting mass mortality – coupled with lower market prices and reduced sales – took their toll on Santiago, Chile-based salmon farmer Camanchaca …
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Chile’s Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Subpesca, has opened a public consultation period regarding the results of a national aquaculture policy proposal for the next two decades ...
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The London Fish Exchange (LFEX) has signed a commercial joint venture with Puerto Montt, Chile-based DataSalmon to launch trading of Chilean salmon aquaculture products on the LFEX platform ...
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Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Salmones Camanchaca's salmon-farming operations in Chiloé were being questioned by the Los Lagos regional council, as a result of a reporting error from the story's source, BioBio Chile. According to the company, the council is actually halting a planned augmentation to Empresas Camanchaca's mussel-farming operations.
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Los Ángeles, Bio Bio, Chile-based salmon farmer Salmones Austral has decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on the Santiago Stock Exchange due to adverse market conditions, principally brought on by the effects of COVID-19… Read More