Chile is becoming one of the biggest exporter of mussels!

Following a survey of Globefish, the Chilean exportation o mussels grew in 2015 and the country is becoming one of the more important country for this industry. Globefish is a UN organization which analyses the market of sea products and it publishes a new survey about the mussels sector. The study shows that the principal importers of […]

Following a survey of Globefish, the Chilean exportation o mussels grew in 2015 and the country is becoming one of the more important country for this industry.

Mejillones1Globefish is a UN organization which analyses the market of sea products and it publishes a new survey about the mussels sector.

The study shows that the principal importers of this products bought less in 2015 with a decrease of 6% for the first nine months. Nevertheless, the analyse also demonstrate that Chile mounted in the ranking’s top of exporters. For this same time interval , its exportation in the mussel farming industry raised up to 69,499 tons which means an increase of 8% in comparison with 2014 and a trade of US$201 million .

Notably, the European Union is one of the bigger consumer of mytilids and its consumption has decreased for the 9 months of  2015, the Netherlands having the biggest shrinking of its importation.

Source:  http://foodsfromchile.org/?noticias=chile-se-consolida-entre-los-mayores-exportadores-de-mejillong