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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