Camanchaca Fishing Company is one of Chile’s main producers of “Ocean Raised” farmed salmon and a leader in the farming and processing of scallops and abalone. Canned mackerel is also an important product for Camanchaca and is produced for both national and international markets. In the area of fishmeal, Camanchaca is focussed on the top quality segments of Premium and Super Premium fishmeal.
Camanchaca was created in Chile in 1965 with a focus on fishing and processing of wild shrimp and Langostino Lobster. In 1980 a change in management brought about a diversification strategy that has resulted in steady and consistent growth.
Growth that has brought the company to the privileged position it holds today in international markets.
From being a leader in the Chilean wild fishery, Camanchaca has over the last twenty years, embraced the future needs of the global market, by expanding into aquaculture.
The company’s operations reach from the north of Chile in Iquique to the very south -a range of 6,640 km.
Camanchaca takes great pride in a total involvement from the beginning of each process through to the final products, concluding with the sales and marketing of its products.
To be close to the key markets it serves, the company has sales offices in the USA (Miami), Japan (Tokyo) and Europe (Denmark) in addition to its corporate office in Santiago Chile.
Camanchaca, its management and dedicated employees, is focused on providing you with superior seafood products and services to serve your business needs now and into the future.
Port strike hits Bio Bio fishing sector Chile
It is estimated that some USD 243 million has been lost by the Bio Bío Region due to the national strike that since November 7 has been carried out by port workers.