Subscribe to our News & Blogs!

To keep up-to-date with the latest news, events and updates on the manufacturing and delivering Coctio processing lines and plants, optimising the food industry bone by-products, subscribe to our News & Blogs!

Coctio and YBAC agree on partnership for Chile and Argentina

Tanja Immonen | August 20, 2018

Coctio is pleased to announce the appointment of YBAC as the sales agent strengthen and promote our offering and presence in Chile, Argentina and adjacent markets, such as Brazil and Uruguay.

YBAC S.P.A - Coctio representative in Chile

Through this collaboration, YBAC will be our local representative in helping the fish, meat and food processing businesses in the region to identify and explore Coctio's method to value-added reuse of fish and meat bone residues into the additive-free bone broth, sauces, soups, and other meals to the domestic market and export.

YBAC is a centre of technology transfer and industrial sales, based in Santiago de Chile, for those companies willing to do business in Latin America. Mr Enrique Escobar Gattás, its Executive Director, has successfully introduced and represented many industrial companies, such as packaging materials and technology solutions into the food industry in South America, for more than twenty years, for companies as reputable as Rieke Corporation (Indiana, USA).

Coctio sales agent in Latin America - YBAC S.P.A./Enrique Escobar Gattas

 “YBAC has a foundational vocation based on doing business across borders, multi-culturally. The alliance with Coctio will enable us to identify needs of food industry companies in Latin America, in terms of need of added-value and environmentally-friendly solutions, an exciting challenge that will lead us to build business and cultural bridges with Finland”, says Enrique Gattás.

Kai Iiskola, Managing director of Coctio, is also optimistic about the partnership. He concluded:

“YBAC is dedicated to assisting market access of new technologies to the South American market and has made significant achievements in this area. Furthermore, what is highly honoured, the company has a keen interest in to help also other Finnish export products to the market, including the forest industry that responds to global challenges by manufacturing products from renewable raw materials and much-praised Finnish education system. We are very impressed with the business experience, extensive contact network in the field and talent YBAC brings, and look forward to a rich and rewarding long-term partnership with them in the growing market for our solutions in Latin America.”

For more information, contact to:

Coctio Ltd:
Managing director Kai Iiskola,,+358 40 556 3642
Manager, Marketing and Export Services, Tanja Immonen,, +358 50 545 2519

YBAC S.P.A. – Across Borders:
Executive Director Enrique Escobar Gattás,, +56 9  987 44449

Topics: Our partners