Product

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.

Presentation

Fresh - Frozen Cuts

  • Whole
  • Headless
  • Trim B fillet (with skin)
  • Trim C fillet (with skin)
  • Trim D fillet (without skin)
  • Trim E fillet (without skin)
  • Portions with and without skin
  • Loins
  • Belly

Smoked Cuts

  • Sliced fillet with skin
  • Sliced fillet without skin
  • Sliced portions
  • Hot smoked portions

Species

Atlantic or Salar Salmon

The Atlantic Salmon is the most popular Salmonidae species, which is sought after and marketed throughout the world. It has a milder flavor than other species and desired by all markets

It is a large salmon with an elongated body and an exclusive silver color with black dots along its body. It is versatile and fresh so can used for all kinds of cuts and dishes. It also has an eye-catching color of its very own.

Pacific or Coho Salmon

The Atlantic Salmon is the most popular Salmonidae species, which is sought after and marketed throughout the world. It has a milder flavor than other species and desired by all markets

It is a large salmon with an elongated body and an exclusive silver color with black dots along its body. It is versatile and fresh so can used for all kinds of cuts and dishes. It also has an eye-catching color of its very own.

Salmonidea Trout

Trout are fresh water fish. However, there are varieties that have adapted to live in fresh water and sea water, and these are farmed in Chile. It is harvested throughout the year and its average weight is 3 kilos.

Chile is also the principal global producer of trout farmed in sea water. It is characterized by the intense red color of its flesh and its spectacular texture and flavor. It is very sought after by the sushi market.

The main markets are Japan, Thailand, United States of America, Russia and China, among others.