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Who We Are

Benchmark Genetics Chile (BGCL) is a breeding company based in Chaicas, close to Puerto Montt, Chile. We operate three land-based production sites in Chaicas, Caburga and Ensenada.

The broodstock is produced on land for the entire life cycle, giving the highest levels of biosecurity and biological control, and enable us to supply our customers with ova every week of the year. Our team of 85 highly skilled technical and professionals in Chile are working in closely with our customers to ensure local adaptation and genomic development of our strains.

Combining local knowledge and expertise with Benchmark’s global team of more than 1000 experts, we are well equipped to help solving the specific biological challenges of the Chilean industry.

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"We are collaborating with our sister companies in Norway and Iceland to exchange competence and technology to make our genetic programme in Chile the best and most advanced, to the benefit of the Chilean farming industry​​" Matias Del Campo

BGCL is a part of Benchmark’s genetics division, Benchmark Genetics along with SalmoBreed (Norway), StofnFiskur (Iceland), Akvaforsk Genetics (Norway), Spring Genetics (USA) and Genética Spring (Colombia).

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