(2011 ) Australis Seafoods through a newly created subsidiary, has completed the acquisition of 50 % ownership of ' True Salmon Pacific Holding ' ( TSP ) , the second-largest seller of fish and seafood products in the U.S. by sales volume, according to 2010 figures .
The company 's foray into this market goes along the growing export of Atlantic salmon products to these countries , which so far this year reach the 10,262 tonnes of Atlantic salmon , as Infotrade .
Australis Seafoods will pay U.S. $ 7,525,000 -US $ 4 million immediately and the rest in January 2012 - which will be financed with equity. The investment is part of the development plan of the Company totaling U.S. $ 274 million for 2011-2015 , which is aimed to increase production to 80,000 tonnes of salmon .
Based in Florida , United States , TPH allow Australis Seafoods supply their potential and , in this market, existing customers , whose demand has grown significantly , particularly for Atlantic salmon .