Fundación Chile
Quillaipe Aquaculture Center

We promote new species for the industry, helping reduce the global aquaculture gap in order to aspire feeding the human race

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Aquadvise

We validate through bioassays, the products of over 30 national and international aquaculture supply companies

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Agriculture and livestock innovation

We transfer knowledge to domestic farmers to design solutions that improve their yields

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Healthy Revolution

We join forces in food innovation by bringing in every actor on the food value chain

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Foods and Biotechnology / Aquaculture

We contribute to improving the food and aquaculture industry in a continuous analytical process of the value chain, starting with research and development applied in the benefit of the productive sector.

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Milestones

Cultimar (1982)

Creation of the Tongoy Marine Aquaculture Center, which in 2012 achieved its biggest oyster larva cultivation ever.
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1982

Vacuum-Packed Meat (1982)

The final result of the project was an improvement in product quality and the economic development of a new internal market. Later, the spinoff company Procarne was created and sold off.
1982

Caprilac (1983)

Beginning of operations of the Caprilac Corporation, a goat milk industrialization project for the production of fine cheeses that seeks to support small milk producers.
1983

Berries La Unión (1985)

A company created from a Berry production project. Its goal is to introduce horticultural production alternatives for export in the south of the country, evaluating the commercial behavior of the introduced species; namely, hybrid cultivated blueberries and blackberries.
1985

Salmones Huillinco (1987)

First salmon plant in Chile, which began operations in the South of the country.
1987

Chevrita (1994)

Creation of Chevrita, the first and only Chilean plant to produce and export goat milk products.
1994

Asociación Productores de Salmón y Trucha (1997)

We supported the creation of the Association of Producers of Salmon and Trout, the precursor of Salmón Chile, which incentivized the introduction of new aquaculture species with high global demand: Catfish and Southern Cod.
1997

Alimtec (2006)

Pioneering industry at the global level in the development and application of natural pigments for salmon, developing an innovation used in Chile, Japan, Canada, Australia, Panama, and the USA.
2006

Biofrutales (2006)

A fruit varietal management company that started the first program in Chile for genetic improvement of peaches and nectarines.
2006

World-class salmon vaccine (2008)

First polyvalent vaccine for the control of Piscirikettsia (SRS) and Vibrio, that was developed in a joint effort between Fundación Ciencia para la Vida (Science for Life Foundation), Novartis, and FCh. For the first time, a globally patented vaccine was researched, developed, and produced in the country.
2008

High tech bulbs (2008)

Rise of Multiflora Casablanca, part of Fundación Chile and the Viollier family, which develops in vitro micro-propagation of first-rate lillum and calla lily bulbs for exportation through the specialization of local women.
2008

Ecosea Farming (2008)

Pioneering development of innovative new metallurgical technology for making copper mesh with optimal properties for salmon farm cages.
2008

Oleotop (2008)

Aiming to substitute fish oil as a major energy supplier in the diet of salmon, the Oleotop Company produced raps-canola vegetable oil, giving the industry growth sustainability.
2008

OMEGA 3 Foods (2008)

Aiming to enrich foods for mass consumption with an essential nutrient for disease prevention, Fundación Chile, INTA, and De La Barra Ltda. created a food additive based on salmon oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids.
2008

Nutraceutical Products with Chilean maqui (2010)

The goal is to establish a platform for the identification, development, and commercialization of biologically active functional nutraceutical products derived from maqui and other native Chilean plants.
2010

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VIDEOS

VIDEO
Intervención de Víctor Hugo Puchi en el seminario 10:20:40

En el siguiente video presentamos la intervención que realizó el presidente de AquaChile, Víctor Huho Puchi, en el marco del seminario de aniversario “10:20:40”. En la ocasión se celebraron los 20 años de trayectoria del Centro Experimental Quillaipe, los 10 de…

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Intervención de José Ramón Gutiérrez en seminario 10:20:40

En el siguiente video presentamos la intervención que realizó el presidente ejecutivo de Multiexport Foods, José Ramón Gutiérrez, en el marco del seminario de aniversario “10:20:40”. En la ocasión se celebraron los 20 años de trayectoria del Centro Experimental Quillaipe, los…

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Cultivo Seriola lalandi Fundación Chile 2013

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PUBLICATIONS

Publications
Estudio Chile Saludable – Volumen 6

La publicación analiza en profundidad las tendencias mundiales en materia de alimentación saludable, así como las oportunidades para innovar y desarrollar productos acordes a los requerimientos de transparencia, confianza y sustentabilidad. Además, se dan a conocer experiencias de empresas que…

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Publications
Newsletter Nº1 Del Mar a Mi Mesa

Del “Mar a Mi Mesa” permitirá proyectar, en un plazo de cinco años un aumento gradual del consumo de productos del mar en la mesa de chilenas y chilenos.
El proyecto es una iniciativa de la Subsecretaría de Pesca y Acuicultura (Subpesca), y es ejecutada por Fundación Chile.

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Publications
Chile Saludable (volumen 5)

El presente documento es un estudio que analiza la alimentación en el país.  Su propósito es revisar los componentes de un programa nacional que aumente el consumo de productos del mar, para movilizar a los actores públicos y privados en una…

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PRESENTATIONS

PRESENTATIONS
Oportunidades para la industria de alimentos saludables – PPT Andrés Barros en Ñam 2015

Con la charla “Oportunidades para la industria de alimentos saludables” Fundación Chile participó en la última versión del Festival Latinoamericano de Gastronomía Ñam, evento que se realizó en Santiago para celebrar la unión de la cocina con la cultura.

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PRESENTATIONS
Presentaciones Lanzamiento Chile Saludable Volumen III

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PRESENTATIONS
Seminario Sustentabilidad y vida útil en envases alimentarios

Un proyecto que elabora envases para las carnes con material 100% reciclado y reciclable, junto con tecnologías que logran extender la vida útil del producto, es el objetivo del proyecto “Desarrollo de una nueva línea de envases sustentables para comercialización…

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F&A Initiatives

Our locations

Mamiña

Agriculture and livestock Program

Calama

Oasis Loma Sustentable Program

Tongoy

Tongoy Aquaculture Center and Cultimar

Santiago

Technology Center

Quillaipe

Quillaipe Aquaculture Center, Aquadvise and Fraunhoffer

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