Fast facts About the Chilean Food Industry & Specialty Food Exports

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As a southern-hemisphere country, Chile’s growing seasons run counter to the growing seasons of countries in the northern hemisphere. Chile can thus supply the highest quality fresh fruits and vegetables to northern hemisphere countries during their winter months. Chilean vegetables, fruits, berries, fish, shellfish, and meats are exported to consuming countries as fresh, frozen and processed foods, in both regular and increasingly, in organic forms.

Chile’s prodigious food production is the result of the convergence of several factors: