Processed Fruit and Vegetables: Opportunities in Chile

The supply of processed fruits and vegetables by Chilean companies is largely complemented by inputs from other countries, with berries, apples, kiwis, peaches and uncooked vegetables being some of the most demanded products.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

During 2019, Chilean imports of fruits and vegetables amounted to Ch$200 million, 54% preserved and 22% frozen, 19% juices and 6% purées and jellies, explains a study by the Chilean Foreign Trade Promotion Agency (Procomer).

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The report explains that "... These imports may once again end up in products for the local market or for export, particularly, Chile, by 2019 exported (of its products alone or mixed with other imports):

1. Up to $384 million of frozen products to the US, Australia and Canada, markets that represent 41%, 16% and 12% respectively of all frozen shipments.

2. Up to $190 million of juice to the USA, Japan and the Netherlands, markets that represent 31%, 20% and 9% respectively of all juice shipments.

3. Up to $137 million of purées to the US, Mexico and Russia, markets that represent 34%, 22% and 5% of all purées shipped. All these products in the last 5 years (2015-2019) have had moderate growth:: frozen -1%; juices -1% and purees +1%

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