Pesquera San Jose S.A.is one of Chile·s leading fishing companies,responsible for more than half of canned fish exports. We also command a 55% share of the domestic market.
We focus on processing seafood products for human consumption, mainly canned and frozen, working only from fresh, high standardraw material. We have 3 products centers: Coquimbo in the N, Talcahuano and Coronel in the S, we also have farmong operations in which we grow scallops, mussels and other seafood resourced that benefit from the clear pollution free waters of the Chilean Sea.
November 18, 2010, Merger of Pesquera San José and SouthPacific Korp (SPK) is born a new company in Chile, Orizon SA, which will create a new concept for the fishing company, that will be tightly integrated with scientific development and applied research.
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