POWERHOUSE OF FOOD EXPORTS
Chile is a country with great natural and human potential. The country boasts of the most transparent sky on Earth and possesses some of the world’s most significant freshwater reserves. Natural barriers protect Chile, converting it into a true phytosanitary island, thereby reducing the infestation of pests and diseases. A place of amazing geographical and climatic contrasts, Chile’s unique characteristics lend it unrivalled conditions for producing fresh, pure, healthy, good quality food, which is appreciated around the world.
The country is blessed with a varied range of climates but its Mediterranean climate has enabled Chile to become a major food producer. It is the world’s biggest exporter of blueberries, grapes, cherries, prunes, dehydrated apples, frozen whole salmon and mussels. It is the world’s second-biggest exporter on shelled walnuts, fresh plums, fresh salmon fillet and unshelled hazelnuts. And it is the world’s third biggest exporter of raisin, frozen raspberries, grape juice and insulin.
Chile plays a key role in the global food industry and is a reliable supplier of safe, healthy food, which meets the high standards demanded by international consumers. Food products from Chile are leaders in their categories and are set become the market leaders with a continuous rise in their value. Wines, kiwifruit, apples, plums, olive oil, pork, different types of seafood and Pisco are some of the other popular exports from Chile.