Chilean supply disruptions boost US salmon prices 14%

(11/05/19)

The ongoing protests in Chile are doing more than giving the producers there ulcers. They're also causing a jump in salmon prices in the North American market.

Spot prices there were at $10.60 per kilogram ($4.69/lb) last week, up 14% from the $9.30/kg per paid for a 3-4 lb salmon at the beginning of October.

And they are expected to rise more as the unrest over residents' anger about living costs and inequality continue to........................................................


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