The Asociación de la Industria del Salmón de Chile A.G. (Chilean Salmon Industry Association) has over 30 years’ experience, and brings together the principal companies producing and supplying Atlantic and Pacific salmon and trout.
The association’s main objective is to work together nationally and internationally to address the health, environmental, regulatory, social and financial challenges facing the sector, placing sustainability as its driving force.
We operate in the La Araucanía, Los Lagos, Chiloé and Aysén regions.
The production process in the aquaculture sector is governed by the most demanding national and international standards covering quality, occupational health and safety, food safety and the environment.
We are the second largest export sector in Chile, and the second largest salmon producer in the world. We generate over 61,000 direct and indirect jobs in the La Araucanía, Los Lagos, Aysén and Magallanes regions and successfully cater to over 100 markets world-wide.
All the production stages in the Chilean salmon industry are integrated, in order to comply with the highest standards of fish health, good practice and quality for consumers.
Chile has unique conditions for salmon farming. The crystal clear cold waters of Chilean Patagonia, surrounded by glaciers and fjords, produce a fresh, versatile and healthy product.
Companies in the industry provide a huge variety of products, always under the strict protection of sanitary standards and international certifications.
On a daily basis, the Salmon Industry of Chile supplies more than 100 international markets. Under the most demanding standards, quality standards and safety at work, food safety and the environment, delivery in the world becomes a sustainable product and recognized as one of the healthiest and most nutritious foods for health human
Tackling marine litter through circular innovation European Union
In the heart of the Bay of Biscay, where the azure waters meet the Spanish Basque Country, the BLUENET project set sail to tackle lost fishing gear, upcycling the ominous 'ghost-nets'.