Austral Group SAA Austral Group SAA (Public, LIN:AUSTRAC1) is a Peru-based company engaged in the fishing and food processing sector. Its activities include the extraction and transformation of hydro-biological resources for the production of fish flour and fish oil, as well as production of canned and frozen fish.
The Company’s products are distributed under the Austral brand and exported to North, Central and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania. As of Septembe 30, 2009, the Company operated five processing plants located in the areas of Pisco, Coishco, Huarmey, Chancay and Ilo. It also operates a fleet of 38 ships.
The Company is an 89.21%-owned indirect subsidiary of Laco AS.
New MSC standard for seaweed presented Chile
An induction to the Marine Stewardship Council standard in seaweed was carried out in dependencies of Chinquihue Foundation, in Puerto Montt, at the request of the Undersecretariat of Fisheries and Aquaculture.