Blumar has been born, a company created by the merging of Itata and El Golfo, two leading companies in the Chilean seafood food industry. Its main strength is its people and the best technology equipments in fishing and aquaculture, from operations to directive level.
The union of both companies responds to a complex fishing scenario, originated by an important reduction of the biomass of jack mackerel and changes of the current legislation that establishes quotas of fishing which expire at the end of 2012, worsen by the earthquake and tsunami in February 2010, that left a very damaged fishing industry.
Blumar is a company prepared to successfully avoid the vicissitudes in the sector. It has important assets along the national territory (from III to XI regions), a solid financial position, a valuable and diversified portfolio of products and brands, besides a vast experience in the most demanding markets in the five continents.
The company favors development of human consumption products, which allows to increase significantly the profitability of raw material and expand the line of products, keeping the employment levels. Besides, aquaculture area operations positions Blumar as one of the main producers of salmon and trout in the country.
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