Food Industry

Contact
Vanessa Severin
IPM-Investment Promotion Manager
Food Industry Program
+56 2 631 8537
vseverin@corfo.cl

Fruit Agricultural Industry

324,000 hectares are planted with fruits, 255,000 of them are currently in production.

Chile is the most important supplier of fruits in the Southern Hemisphere; it represents 50% of this region's fruit exports to Europe, the United States and the Far East.

In 2009, Chile's fresh fruit exports were valued at US$ 2,794 million, representing 7% of global fresh fruit exports. The country expects its fresh fruit export numbers to grow significantly.

Trade Associations:
Fedefruta: www.fedefruta.cl
Asoex: www.asoex.cl

Investment Opportunities in:
Planting of avocados, grapefruits, citrus fruits, single-seeded fruits, berries, nuts and almonds.