Food Industry

Vanessa Severin
IPM-Investment Promotion Manager
Food Industry Program
+56 2 631 8537

Biotechnology Applied to the Food Industry

  • Chile has taken significant steps to incorporate the biotechnology on its economy. Through a powerful series of initiatives, including a new regulatory framework and the economic incentives, Chile seeks to develop a sector of the biotechnology worldwide.

    The biotechnology in Chile contains already a great variety of sectors related to natural resources, including agriculture, livestock, biofuels, fishing, aquaculture, forestry and the industrial biotechnology.

  • Chile also encourages foreign investment in R&D and is working lively in the formation of its human capital in the promotion of clinical investigation.

  • Foods: vaccinations, development of processed and new varieties.
    Natural preservers, plague and undergrowth control, seed genetics.