Biomar Chile, Skretting, Ewos Chile and Salmofood face $70 million fineChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 8, 2020
Feed producers Biomar Chile, Skretting, Ewos Chile and Salmofood have been accused of price fixing between 2003 and 2015.
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The companies, which provide 100 percent of Chile's salmonid aquafeeds, have been accused of fixing the prices and volumes of feed supplied to their customers as well as agreeing the prices of some of the raw materials used in feed formulations.
Ewos is likely to escape the fines having acted as a whistleblower the company's anti-competitive practices were reported by Cargill after buying the firm from Altor and Bain Capital in 2015. ■