Chilean fruits improve competitiveness

Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 22, 2024

Tridge summary

Chile exported 3.2 million tons of fruit in 2023, valued at USD 8,021 million, with a strong focus on cherries, table grapes, blueberries, and nuts. The country is working to improve competitiveness and diversify exports, targeting markets in Asia, South America, and the US. The high quality of Chilean fruit, characterized by its flavor and sweetness, is attributed to good agricultural practices and strict quality controls. The industry is also striving to meet sustainability standards, such as those of the European Union. The role of the private sector in collaboration with the public sector is emphasized in supporting the growth of Chile's fruit industry.
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The Office of Agrarian Studies and Policies of Chile (ODEPA) reported that during the year 2023, a total of Chilean fruit exports of 3.2 million tons were recorded, corresponding to USD 8,021 million FOB. Along these lines, Chile's fruit industry stands out in the export of cherries, table grapes, blueberries and nuts in the fresh fruit sector. In the case of dried and processed fruits, shipments of apple, grape and dried plum stand out. To learn about the work of ProChile and the strategy for the fruit industry in the different markets, we spoke with the national director of the institution, Lorena Sepúlveda, who specified the challenges faced by the sector and the role of joint work between the public and private sectors. In your opinion, what are the main challenges that export fruit faces in order to promote new markets? As a fruit exporting country, a relevant challenge is to improve our competitiveness in the face of competition from other countries. Faced with this, ...
Source: MXfruit
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