Tag: Chile

Chile’s consumption of non-health food has increased during the epidemic
By: Date: 2021-05-30 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

According to the latest research released by the Chilean Ministry of Social and Family Affairs (MDSF), some respondents from Chile said that during the COVID-19 pandemic, their consumption of non-healthy foods such as pizza, biscuits, pasta or sugar-sweetened beverages was Increased. The reason is that such foods are believed to help relieve”anxiety disorders” or”boring feelings.”

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Consumer demand rebounded, Chilean dry dew winery’s sales to China in the first quarter increased by 128%year-on-year
By: Date: 2021-05-11 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Concha y Toro, a well-known Chilean winery (Concha y Toro), recently released a sales report showing that due to the gradual normalization of life, the Chinese market’s consumer demand for Chilean wine has gradually recovered. The winery’s sales to China in the first quarter increased by 128%year-on-year.

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Chile exports 25,000 tons of organic apples in 2020 season
By: Date: 2021-04-14 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Chile’s apple production in the 2020 season has decreased. Due to the dry weather of the previous year, the final export volume was less than 650,000 tons, a 4%drop year-on-year. The export volume of organic apples increased by 6%year-on-year, reaching 25,675 tons. The share of organic apples in total apple exports has also increased, from 3.6%in 2019 to 3.9%in 2020.

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Chilean cherries exports hit a record high, a year-on-year increase of 54.3%
By: Date: 2021-04-08 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

According to information provided by Ronald Bown Fernández, Chairman of the Association of Chilean Fruit Exporters (ASOEX), Chilean cherries exported 352,783 tons in the 2020/21 season. Ronald pointed out that “the industry has experienced the most complicated production season in the past 10 years”, despite this, Chilean cherries exports have achieved a year-on-year growth of 54.3%.

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Chilean citrus exports will increase by 6%this season
By: Date: 2021-04-06 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

According to the forecast of the Citrus Committee of the Chilean Fruit Merchants Association (ASOEX), citrus exports in 2021 will increase by 6%, and the total shipment will reach 387,000 tons. Among them, oranges increased the most, with a year-on-year increase of 11%, reaching 145,000 tons. Followed by small citrus, an increase of 7%year-on-year, reaching 55,000 tons. Lemon increased by 3%year-on-year to 98,000 tons. Oranges are expected to be the same as last year, about 89,000 tons.

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Chilean cherries exports increased by 50%in the most complex export season in a decade, China is still the largest buyer
By: Date: 2021-04-05 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Ronald Bown, chairman of the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (Asoex), recently stated that the 2020-2021 season is the most complicated export season faced by the Chilean cherry industry in the past 10 years. Despite this, Chilean cherries exported 352,783 tons, an increase of 54.3%compared to the 2019-2020 season.

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