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Skretting temporarily closes fish feed plant

Skretting Chile has shutdown its plant in Pargua, one of the three Skretting plants in Chile for maintaince. The company therefore temporarily concentrates its fish feed production at its other two plants in Chile.

The current shutdown of the plant will be extended until the Chilean farming industry has recovered from the impact of the current salmon disease outbreaks. This measure will affect approximately 50 employees in Chile.

The salmon farming industry in Chile is cooperating with the Chilean authorities to improve conditions at farming sites, which is expected to lead to a gradual recovery of salmon production.

About Skretting
Skretting is the world leader in the production and supply of feed for farmed fish. Total annual production of high quality feeds is more than 1.3 million tonnes. Skretting has operating companies on five continents to produce and deliver feeds from hatching to harvest for more than 50 species of farmed fish. Skretting is a part of Nutreco; an international company in the animal nutrition and fish feed markets.

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