About CSMC

About The Chilean Salmon Marketing Council

The Chilean Salmon Marketing Council (CSMC) is dedicated to promoting delicious, nutritious, sustainable Chilean salmon. The council is a U.S. based entity working to strengthen the reputation of Chilean salmon while increasing value and healthy growth for member companies. Chilean salmon is raised in the pure Antarctic waters of Patagonia, and the producers of Chilean salmon are stewards of that remarkable ecology. As the second-largest salmon producer in the world, the Chilean salmon industry brings a high quality, reliable supply of nutritious fish to market year-round. Chilean salmon producers are committed to the welfare of their salmon, employees, community, and the environment.

We seek to be America’s favorite salmon and a first choice with consumers.


Our Vision

To be recognized as a premium product of outstanding quality and integrity that consumers actively seek to procure. We seek to be America’s favorite salmon and a first choice with consumers.


Our Mission

To strengthen the Chilean salmon brand and image in the U.S. and to increase salmon consumption by positioning Chilean salmon as a premium product and a preferred choice.


Our Core Principles

  • To perform with honesty and integrity in the best interest of consumers, members, and the environment.
  • To create increased value for consumers, retailers, foodservice operators, and members.
  • To promote healthy food for a healthy life—to always be wellness oriented.


Our Members

Australis Seafoods
Salmones Austral
Bluemar Seafoods
Marine Farm
Multiexport Foods

Antitrust Statement

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Board Members

Ricardo García Holtz

Chilean Salmon Marketing Council

President & CEO

Gerardo Balbontin 

Arturo Clement
Chairman and President

Sady Delgado

Ricardo Grunwald 
Vice President and Commercial Director
Multiexport Foods

Steven Rafferty
Cermaq Chile

Luis Hernan Bustos
President – B2O Chile
External Board Member

Corporate Contact Information

50 Milk Street, 16th Floor
Boston, MA 02109