FOODS FROM CHILE TAKES PEOPLE BY SURPRISE IN BRUSSELS AND SAO PAULO WITH VIRTUAL REALITY

A salmon producer, its processes, cultivation and processing of salmon, all in 360°: this is how Foods from Chile’s new promotional tool was launched. The olive oil and wine industries were also featured. “We wanted to launch this tool at these events, because Seafood Expo Global is one of the world’s most important seafood fairs and APAS is the most important food fair in Latin America. It was a great success. Everyone came to see our special virtual reality space. And you really do feel as though you are getting to know Chile”, emphasized Jennyfer Salvo, ProChile’s Assistant Director of Marketing, Communications and Brands. At Seafood Expo Global, visitors to the pavilion were able to see up close what salmon production is like, how the pens are distributed and how this product is processed. Salmon is one of the world’s most consumed products and Chile is the second biggest producer in the world after Norway. At APAS, people were able to watch in augmented reality the production of extra virgin olive oil, a process that must be completed within just 24 hours. Visitors were also able to get to know Chile’s wineries and watch the harvest and the process of making Chilean wine. This initiative is designed to bring Chile and its food products closer to consumers, importers and opinion leaders. Images of fields under cultivation and the production processes of the agroindustry, honey, dried and dehydrated fruits and other industries will also be available in virtual reality. This tool will be used again at Sial 2016 in Paris, France this October and at Chile Week in China in August and Chile Week in the United States in October.   #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */  

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May 16, 2016 3:05 pm

FOODS FROM CHILE TAKES PEOPLE BY SURPRISE IN BRUSSELS AND SAO PAULO…

CHILEPORK SUCCESSFULLY ENDS ASIAN TOUR 2016

In 2015, pork represented 46% of all meat exports from Chile, and 67% of the deliveries of this product were sent to Asia, specifically South Korea, Japan, and China, their primary destinations, according to the figures from ProChile´s Department of Commercial Information. With the objective of maintaining a strong presence in Asian markets, the sectorial brand ChilePork, which was developed by ProChile, together with the Chilean Pork Producers Association (Asprocer), carried out a series of activities in these three countries during the second week of May. The commercial bond between ChilePork member companies (AASA, Coexca, Maxagro, and Agrosuper) and their clients was strengthened through actions that were marked by a strong technical aspect. This is why Brett Stuart, international expert and cofounder of the Agritrends consultancy agency, presented information regarding the international meats market, its contingencies, and its future. At the same time, Juan Miguel Ovalle, President of ChilePork gave his vision regarding the Chilean pork industry, highlighting that animal health, food safety, commitment and taste are what characterize the industry. In China, the sectorial brand was a part of the “Chile in the Sky” event, carried out at the Shanghai World Financial Center, where different Chilean productive sectors in the market participated. This is how after attending the seminar, the guests were able to try a Chilean pork cocktail, accompanied by national wine and the impressive view the SWFC has to offer as the second tallest building in Shanghai. In South Korea and Japan, in addition to the technical seminar, that had the presence of high authorities, the brand had its traditional golf tournament, providing a space for entertainment and camaraderie for its clients and companies in order to strengthen commercial bonds. Additionally, there were press conferences at all the markets which allowed ChilePork and its member companies to highlight the technical and technological advances in the national pork industry, its main focus in the creation of long-term commercial bonds and the delivery of tasty and healthy products that are adapted to the needs of their clients. Juan M. Ovalle, President of ChilePork, stated that, “Japan, China, and South Korea are the main importing markets for pork in the world, and are markets of great relevance to ChilePork. Today, they represent 67% of our shipments. ChilePork maintains its commitment to continue delivering tasty products with the highest standards of quality and food safety, because ChilePork is a reliable partner”.

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May 13, 2016 9:45 pm

CHILEPORK SUCCESSFULLY ENDS ASIAN TOUR 2016

AGREEMENT SIGNED TO WIDEN ACCESS FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTS INTO THE EUROPEAN UNION

“We have taken an important step that will open up many opportunities to Chile’s organic producers”, said Chile’s Agriculture Minister, Carlos Furche, following the signing of the deal to widen access for Chilean organic products into the EU. EU Commissioner Phil Hogan stated, “I very much welcome the end of negotiations with Chile with a view to concluding an agreement on trade in organic products. The European organic sector continues to be one of our most dynamic production sectors and Chile has great potential in developing opportunities for organic farmers and businesses. This agreement will contribute to creating jobs and growth for both partners, with the guarantee for the consumer of solid control systems.” The agreement was signed on the occasion of Minister Furche’s participation in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Meeting of Agriculture Ministers in Paris. It gives organic producers in both Chile and the EU access to a bigger market, reduces the administrative burden for producers and companies and makes more organic products available to both European and Chilean consumers. This agreement is based on the EU and Chile mutually recognizing the equivalence of their organic production rules and control systems. The EU proposes gradually eliminating the current import system based on certification provided by control organisms or certifying companies recognized by the EU.   The Agreement The agreement is broad in scope, as it includes all the organic products included in the EU’s regulations and allows products produced and controlled according to EU rules to be sold directly in the Chilean market and vice versa. The agreement also includes mutual protection of organic logos, a system for updating the field of application, as well as increased co-operation, information exchange and a mechanism for settling trade disputes. The EU-Chile agreement will be the first of the “new generation” agreements in trade in organic products and the first bilateral recognition with a Latin American country. Until now the European Union has only reached administrative agreements on organic equivalence recognition with third countries or has unilaterally recognized the equivalence of the organic production and control systems of third countries. This agreement will pave the way for other agreements regarding trade in organic products. This will provide a strong foundation for the development of the organic sector, benefitting a growing industry and supporting growth and jobs on a global scale.   Figures The organic sector is one of the most dynamic areas of the EU’s agrifood sector and there are currently 10.3 million hectares in the EU dedicated to organic production, especially in Spain, Italy, France and Germany. The EU market for organic products accounts for 40% of the world total, ranking second after the USA. Meanwhile Chile stands out in this field with fresh and processed products, including wine, fruit, vegetables, olive oil, honey, medicinal herbs. Among Chile’s main export markets are the USA, Canada, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. In 2015, Chile’s organic exports to the European Union exceeded US$43 million. Blueberries were particularly important, totalling almost US$10 million, followed by kiwis and apples. In addition to fresh fruit, there were more than US$19 million in shipments of organic wine with denomination of origin and US$7.7 million in olive oil. It is worth highlighting that Chile was present again this year at Biofach Germany, an organic food fair that took place between 10 and 13 February. Chile’s delegation included organic wine, juice and dried fruit producers.

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April 11, 2016 3:30 pm

AGREEMENT SIGNED TO WIDEN ACCESS FOR ORGANIC PRODUCTS INTO THE EUROPEAN UNION

CHILEAN FOODS ON SHOW AT CHILE DAY IN YAROSLAVL, RUSSIA

  Chile went to visit the city of Yaroslavl in Russia on the weekend of 8 and 9 April. A delegation led by Chile’s Ambassador to Russia, Juan Eduardo Eguiguren, and ProChile’s Trade Attaché in Russia, José Campusano, carried out a series of activities that included a round table with business people, technical visits to retail chains and a gala dinner to showcase the flavours of Chile. The objective of this activity was to raise awareness about Chile and its food products in a market that has shown a preference for our produce and which is one of our 20 principal export markets. “Today 99% of our shipments to Russia are food products. ProChile’s Trade Office in Russia is constantly looking for new opportunities to show our products and everything that Chile has to offer. We have also seen an increase in the export of Chilean services to Russia, which shows that this is a market where there is still room for Chile to grow”, said Chile’s Trade Attaché in Russia, José Campusano. As part of the international food promotion campaign “Foods from Chile, Source of Life”, a round table with 40 business people from the food industry was organized by the Trade Attaché. It looked at the great range of products Chile can offer to consumers in Yaroslavl. At the event, there were tastings of sparkling and still wine and other Chilean products. The “Chile Day” gala dinner took place in one of the city’s best restaurants and was attended by 75 guests. The participants were able to try different dishes made with seafood and lamb and enjoy still and sparkling wines and pisco from Chile. “The high level of attendance at this event reveals that people in Russia are very interested in finding out about our products. Yaroslavl is a region with more than 600,000 inhabitants. It was founded in 1010, 130 years before Moscow. It has great industrial potential and ranks as one of the best places in Russia in terms of quality of life. Today the Russian companies gave us a warm welcome and were interested in what we had to offer”, highlighted Campusano There was a previous version of Chile Day in February this year in the city of Toliatti, which has a population of around 800,000. On the occasion, there was a presentation about Chilean food and wine, attended by representatives of the HORECA channel and opinion leaders.

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April 11, 2016 3:00 pm

CHILEAN FOODS ON SHOW AT CHILE DAY IN YAROSLAVL, RUSSIA

STUDENTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI FIND OUT ABOUT FOODS FROM CHILE

The students, who were invited by Universidad del Desarrollo, met with Jennyfer Salvo, ProChile’s Assistant Director of Marketing, Communications and Brands, and were able to discuss the importance of Chilean food products to the country’s economy and country image. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

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March 22, 2016 3:18 pm

STUDENTS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI FIND OUT ABOUT FOODS FROM CHILE

PROWEIN 2016: CHILE CONSOLIDATES ITS POSITION IN THE WORLD AND SUCCESSFULLY INTRODUCES SPARKLING WINES

Chile is currently attending the 2016 edition of Prowein with wineries representing all of the varieties being grown in Chile, such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc, as well as a selection of sparkling wines, which have gained an excellent reputation in the world because of new consumption trends. Between 13 and 15 March, Düsseldorf will be the setting for showing once more why Chilean still and sparkling wines lead the New World and compete in terms of both quality and price with those produced right around the world. “Chile continues to be positioned as the fourth biggest wine exporter in the world, after France, Spain and Italy and it is the biggest in the New World. Our bottled wine exports remained stable in 2015, reaching US$1.5 billion in exports, and red wine achieved a new record level of exports at US$1 billion. This means our wine industry remains a world favourite and Prowein offers an excellent platform for us to continue to grow,” highlighted Chile’s Ambassador to Germany, Mariano Fernández. ProChile’s Trade Attaché in Germany, Bettina Stengel, highlighted the high number of wineries attending this fair, showing that invitation had been a success. She added that this trade fair is part of Chile’s efforts and its international food promotion campaign “Foods from Chile, Source of Life” to position the country as a reliable supplier of quality food products. “Every day the world enjoys Chilean products, especially wine. We are a country with unique characteristics for producing food and we are also making great efforts to achieve organic and sustainable production. At Prowein we have a wide variety of wineries that meet these requirements and moreover we have highlighted the Chilean wine industry’s sustainability code, to make our visitors aware of the commitment by Chile and its wine industry,” explained the Trade Attaché. Sparkling wine is another product of the Chilean wine industry that has been drawing attention in recent years. In fact, according to figures from ProChile based on Chile’s Central Bank statistics, Chilean sparkling wine exports grew by 3% between 2014 and 2015. “Sparkling wine is one of the new global consumption trends and Chile is not lagging behind. In 2015, sparkling wine exports reached US$17.8 million and most Chilean wineries are producing sparkling wines that compete with the best in the world,” said the Managing Director of Wines of Chile, Claudio Cilveti. Wines of Chile held a seminar for visitors to the fair. Peter Richards, Master of Wine and a renowned UK wine expert, led a guided tasting of the wines that won the 13th edition of the Wines of Chile Awards, which took place in Shanghai. The tasting also included a sparkling wine which won an award in the competition.   Photographs of the event    

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March 14, 2016 7:11 pm

PROWEIN 2016: CHILE CONSOLIDATES ITS POSITION IN THE WORLD AND SUCCESSFULLY INTRODUCES…

CHILE SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES ITS PARTICIPATION AT THIS YEAR’S GULFOOD DUBAI

A delegation of 20 Chilean companies took part in the Gulfood 2016 trade fair in Dubai between 21 and 25 February. They showcased Chile’s dried fruit products, particularly walnuts, almonds, raisins and prunes. This year the international food fair placed its focus on the agroindustry and the Chileans had the opportunity to exhibit their products in different formats, such as snacks, juice drinks, water, salt with and without seasonings and honey, among other items, demonstrating that Chile’s industry has added value to offer the world. The Chilean companies presented their products and received customers and future buyers in a pavilion measuring 192 square metres. “We’ve been really busy during these few days and the best thing is that we haven’t just made contact with people from the market but we’ve also talked with potential buyers from India, Pakistan, Morocco, the Lebanon and Israel. A great many different countries attended this fair, so we’re really pleased we came. This was our first year here and we hope to come back again next year,” explained David Valenzuela of La Invernada, a company which produces and exports walnuts. Meanwhile the company Exportadora Baika has been coming to this food fair for three years and this time focussed its attention on looking for customers in new markets. “We’ve received interest and visits from buyers from a range of countries. We are currently present in Dubai and we want to keep expanding our presence. We’ve got lots of contacts to explore now,” said Felipe Valenzuela. This was the first time at Gulfood for Juan Pablo Costaval of Calbu and Cristian Bravo of the Southers Group and they were very pleased with the results, as well as the support provided by Chile’s Trade Office in Dubai. “It was a very good opportunity, as the fair is just before the start of the walnut season. We received contacts from a range of markets, partly thanks to the location and design of Chile’s pavilion, which draws the attention of visitors,” explained Costaval. Sharif Chacoff, Chile’s Trade Commissioner in Dubai, said that in general terms the fair had generated good results for the Chilean businesspeople. “They received visits and lots of positive comments about their products. As an office, we want to continue increasing the presence of Chilean products in the UAE and in other countries in the region and taking part in this trade fair is fundamental to achieving this,” he said.  

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March 4, 2016 6:32 pm

CHILE SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES ITS PARTICIPATION AT THIS YEAR’S GULFOOD DUBAI

CHILE SEEKS TO CONSOLIDATE ITSELF AS ONE OF THE MAIN SEAFOOD SUPPLIERS IN THE USA

Chile is the United States’ fourth biggest supplier of seafood, with a market share of 7.4%, equal to more than US$1.37 billion, a figure only surpassed by Canada, China and Indonesia, according to Global Trade Atlas. With the objective of consolidating this notable position, between 6 and 9 March, nine Chilean companies will be showcasing the quality, purity, traceability and natural flavour of Chilean salmon, mussels, abalone and other seafood at the latest edition of Seafood Expo North America, the most important seafood trade fair on that side of the America continent. Thousands of suppliers and purchasers from all over the world will converge on the 55,000m2 area of this annual trade fair in Boston, to discover the latest products and market trends, and to establish business contacts. Chile will have a key position with a pavilion organized by ProChile, bringing together the companies Pacific Gold, Pesquera Villa Alegre, Nova Austral, Salmones Pacific Star, Sea Garden, Sudmaris Chile, Toralla, Integra Chile and Ventisqueros. “Thanks to the Fair Trade Agreement, Chilean seafood exports to the USA have intensified in recent years. In 2013, it overtook Japan as the main destination for these Chilean goods. This leadership was confirmed in 2014 and 2015, with exports to the US market in excess of US$1.5 and US$1.3 billion respectively. Chile’s presence at this trade air will enable more North Americans to discover the qualities of our products and so our shipment figures will continue to grow, with Chile being better positioned in the market,” stated ProChile’s Trade Commissioner in New York, Mauricio Banchieri.   Among the main seafood products being shipped by Chile to the United States are salmon and trout, seabass, mussels and fish oil. Their qualities will be emphasized in this event as part of the international campaign “Foods from Chile, source of life”, which highlights the geographical, climate and human conditions that have made Chile a producer and exporter of high-quality food products. “Chile is the number one supplier in the United States of products such as salmon fillets, trout, Patagonian toothfish, prepared and frozen mussels, and the second biggest supplier of smoked salmon. This position has been achieved thanks to hard work by both the public and private sectors, whose primary concern is to provide products of recognized quality and innocuity,” explained Banchieri. The Chilean pavilion will be inaugurated on Sunday 6 and the following day the Chilean businesspeople will be able to establish contact with potential buyers at a networking event organized especially by ProChile. In parallel to these activities, the Salmon Industry Association A. G. (SalmonChile), with the support of Direcon and ProChile, will hold a seminar to highlight the work undertaken by the industry and the Chilean government to ensure that Chile’s salmon meets with the highest international standards. “While the United States is the world’s biggest buyer of salmon in terms of volume, its per capita consumption is still very low. This creates an excellent opportunity for Chile, as there is still a lot of scope for this market to grow,” concluded the Trade Commissioner.  

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March 4, 2016 2:52 pm

CHILE SEEKS TO CONSOLIDATE ITSELF AS ONE OF THE MAIN SEAFOOD SUPPLIERS…

CHILE PROMOTES ITS BLUEBERRIES IN POLAND

The annual event brought together producers, distributors and suppliers for Poland’s blueberry industry. Chile took the opportunity to show that its blueberry production is counter-seasonal to Poland’s, thereby ensuring year-round supply of this product. Chile had a stand at the event, organized through ProChile’s Trade Office in Warsaw and contacts were made with local companies interested in importing this product. Chile also took part in the seminar led by Pablo Galaz titled “How to maximize shelf life, through effective picking and storing methods.” #gallery-3 { margin: auto; } #gallery-3 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-3 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-3 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

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March 3, 2016 9:27 pm

CHILE PROMOTES ITS BLUEBERRIES IN POLAND

CHILE ESTABLISHED AMONG THE WORLD’S MAJOR MUSSEL EXPORTERS

Globefish, one of the agencies responsible for market analysis on seafood products for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), has published its most recent report on international trade in mussels. According to Globefish, the world’s current biggest importers of mussels experienced an 11,000-ton reduction in their purchases between January and September 2015, a fall of 6% compared to the equivalent period in 2014. Despite the drop in global imports, the report highlights the fact that Chile is “becoming one of the primary exporters,” and shows that during the first nine months of 2015, shipments from Chile increased by 2,500 tons, reaching 59,300 tons overall. Furthermore, based on data provided by InfoTrade for AQUA, at 2015 year end, the national mussel farming industry sent a total of 69,499 tons to different markets, a figure 8% higher than the 64,096 tons exported in 2014, which translated into US$201 million in returns, 6% up from the previous year’s US$189 million. Its counterpart, New Zealand, another major mussel producer, experienced a 21,200-ton drop in exports in the same period, a decline of 17% compared to the figure up to September 2014. However, during the last three months of 2015, New Zealand saw a reversal in this downward trend.   EU The European Union (EU) as a region is one of the largest consumers of mussels, so acquisitions by its member nations play a considerable role in the outcome of world trade for this product. An analysis of the January-September period for the past six years shows a growth in EU imports (from 149,000 to 172,000 tons); however, in the same time period in 2015, purchases fell 7% when compared to sales averaged for the same nine months for the years 2010 to 2014 (157,300 tons), with the Netherlands recording the greatest contraction: 5,700 tons (-34%). Other European nations that experienced a significant drop in imports include Germany with 3,800 tons (-29%) and Russia with 3,300 tons (-46%). Meanwhile, shipments to Italy, one of the largest mussel importers in Europe, increased by 4,800 (+16%). Source: Aqua

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March 2, 2016 4:14 pm

CHILE ESTABLISHED AMONG THE WORLD’S MAJOR MUSSEL EXPORTERS

FRESH CHILEAN FRUIT PROMOTED THROUGH SONG AND DANCE IN ONTARIO, CANADA

Those visiting this store were welcomed with Chilean songs, dancing and fruit. While the folk group AFOChile demonstrated the best of Chilean dances, especially the cueca, Sussane Bertolas, CFFA’s merchandiser in Canada, together with a group of promoters, invited visitors to taste Chilean fruit and dishes prepared with them, such as mini muffins with Chilean blueberries. Every morning between 5 and 7 a.m., independent retailers from the eastern Canada market meet at the Ontario Food Terminal to seek the products they will sell in their stores. They represent 24% of this market’s total sales. Sussane Bertolas explained, “this is the perfect place to attract the attention of all the independent buyers. It adds a little excitement and we change part of their morning routine. Our promotion was received with joy and laughter and that was our goal, as the impression will last longer. Maybe we’ll do it again for the start of the next Chilean fruit shipment season.” The Canadian market buys US$160 million of Chilean fruit and wine a year and sales are growing by 5% per annum, according to information provided by Juan Antonio Figueroa, Chile’s Trade Commissioner in Canada.

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February 19, 2016 2:25 pm

FRESH CHILEAN FRUIT PROMOTED THROUGH SONG AND DANCE IN ONTARIO, CANADA

CHILEAN ORGANIC FOODS RETURN TO SPECIALIST TRADE FAIR IN GERMANY

Four companies which hold certification to attest to the quality of their processes and products showcased their goods in Chile’s pavilion at Biofach. This annual fair took place between 10 and 13 February and was attended once more by Chile. The companies in Chile’s pavilion exhibited their organic wine, juice and dried fruits. These firms have also earned other certification, such as Fair Trade, which guarantees that their products and services are provided with environmental care, optimal working conditions and contribute towards sustainable development. “Taking part in this fair has been a very positive experience. We were able to show that Chile has been concerned to offer products that are organic and respect the environment,” emphasized ProChile’s trade attaché in Germany, Bettina Stengel. Ms Stengel added that in 2015, Chile’s exports of organic products totalled US$212.7 million, a 4% increase over 2014. Chile’s principal organic export product was fresh and frozen berries, amounting to US$110.4 million, 27% more than in 2014. Foremost among these are raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and strawberries. “Berries account for 52% of Chilean organic food exports,” stressed Ms Stengel. With regard to markets, while the United States is the main market for Chilean organic exports, it is followed in importance by the Netherlands, with shipments worth US$9.5 million and Spain with US$7.3 million. “This reveals the importance and value of organic products in Europe, where there are ever-better informed consumers who prefer them,” added Chile’s trade attaché in Germany.   Sustainability and organic food in Chile The Chilean food industry has worked hard to improve its social and environmental performance. Companies and workers have together made a commitment to improve conditions, processes and products. For instance, our fruit and vegetables and wine and spirits industries have implemented initiatives relating to community engagement, energy use, waste management and climate change in order to guarantee that they are meeting the requirements of international markets and consumers around the world. Chile’s organic production has developed under a regulatory framework since 2006. The Agricultural and Livestock Service is the entity responsible for organic certification. Chile supplies the world with organic products prepared within holistic agricultural, fishing or forestry management systems that foster and improve the health of the agroecosystem and biodiversity, the biological cycles and the biological activity of the soil.  

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February 12, 2016 12:42 pm

CHILEAN ORGANIC FOODS RETURN TO SPECIALIST TRADE FAIR IN GERMANY

CHILEAN WINE AND FOOD INDUSTRIES PARTICIPATE IN RUSSIA’S LEADING TRADE FAIR

Chile is introducing itself at Prodexpo, one of the biggest specialist food fairs in Russia and Eastern Europe and an industry leader over the last 20 years. Chile’s pavilion will be there with 11 companies: Viña Ralco, Cremaschi Furlotti Winery, BDP Chilean Food, Bodegas y viñedos de Aguirre, FL Wines, Maola Wines, Agrosuper, VIA Wines, Pacific Nuts & Sutil Family Wines, Mercofrut and Nerkinhue Vineyards. “Our participation in this fair has increased over time. Last year, 9 companies attended and this year there are 11,” emphasized ProChile’s Trade Attaché in Russia, José Campusano. Mr Campusano added that initiatives like this are designed to increase Chile’s presence in this market whose geographical location and climate mean it is counter-seasonal to the Southern Hemisphere. This, together with the fact that it has a population of 142.9 million people, makes it an important market for imported food products. Attending this trade fair is part of the “Foods from Chile, Source of Life” campaign which presents the Chilean food industry through five attributes: quality, innocuity, traceability, international guarantee and natural flavour. Prodexpo takes place in the city of Moscow from 8 to 12 February and is expected to attract hundreds of importers and buyers, as well as Russian officials related to the food industry.   Trade relations between Chile and Russia Chile is the main supplier to Russia of frozen mussels, whole trout, unshelled walnuts, prunes, fresh blueberries and the biggest supplier of wine from the New World. In 2015, Chilean exports to Russia exceeded US$588 million, putting it in 14st place in the ranking of markets. 97.7% of this total corresponds to the food industry, being salmon, trout, pork meat, grapes, fruit pulp, vegetables and apples the main products imported by Russia. “At 2015 our total food exports to Russia totalled US$588 million and we can still continue to grow. This is why this trade fair is an excellent showcase for Chilean products,” said Campusano.

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February 11, 2016 9:12 pm

CHILEAN WINE AND FOOD INDUSTRIES PARTICIPATE IN RUSSIA’S LEADING TRADE FAIR

OLISUR AWARDED OLIVE OIL’S EQUIVALENT TO AN OSCAR

Last October, Chilean olive oil company Olisur received important news. The Italian guide Flos Olei had selected them as the world’s best in the light fruity blend category. They are the only Chilean company to have received one of the 20 quality prizes awarded by this key publication in 2016. Appearing in the Flos Olei guide is the equivalent of receiving an Oscar for the best extra virgin olive oils in the world. Chile’s Ambassador to Italy, Fernando Ayala, received the award on behalf of the company in November and today the award finally arrived in Chile and was received by representatives of the company. Claudio Lovazzano, Head of Marketing & Product Development at OLISUR, met with Ignacio Fernández, ProChile’s Deputy National Director in ProChile’s offices. “Our oil was awarded 97 out of a maximum of 98 points. This recognition will enable us to keep reaching new markets and will open doors to customers who are ever more demanding in terms of the quality of the products they buy. Chile, and our company in particular, have the quality that the world is looking for and this recognition proves it,” said Mr Lovazzano. He thanked ProChile and the Chilean Embassy in Italy for their support. The guide is written in English, Italian and Spanish by food critic Marco Oreggia and editor Laura Marinelli. It is the first such guide with international scope, dedicated to oil producers around the world and their extra virgin oils. It represents 49 producer countries on 5 continents and a total of 500 companies.   Olisur This olive oil company began life in 2004 with a plantation of 1,600 hectares in the Marchigüe area of the Colchagua Valley in Chile’s 6th region. The Chilean olive oil company was the first in Latin America to be certified Carbon Neutral and has a high-quality, technified process. It has received more than 50 international awards in 7 years. In addition to the prizes awarded to its oils, the company’s olive oil mill, which has high standards in bio-climatic and sustainability technology, earned an architecture prize at the Miami Biennial in 2009. The company offers a range of different oils, according to species: Arbosana, Arbequina, Coratina, Koroneiki and Frantoio. They have three brands, each with a series of products. The brand that won this award is Santiago Premium (extra virgin- selected as the best Light Fruity blend in the world in 2016). Italian expert Duccio Morozzo advises and supervises the company’s blends year by year. He highlights as key to their quality the company’s extra fast process between harvesting and pressing (2 hours), their cutting edge technology for mechanical harvesting and oil pressing, together with their minimal use of herbicides and pesticides. Lovazzano explained that Olisur is oriented to producing large volumes while maintaining the high quality that characterizes the Chilean market. The company is currently exporting to Brazil and the United States and this year negotiations are getting underway with Venezuela and Colombia, where they already have three confirmed clients. “ProChile’s support through its Trade Offices and competitive funding for our projects has enabled us to reach these markets and demonstrate the quality of our products. And this means we have been able to fly the flag for our country and our industry,” he said. Olisur is a client of ProChile and a member of Chile Oliva and it also participates in the sector brand Chile Olive Oil, a project developed in partnership between the institution and the association of producers.

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February 9, 2016 8:39 pm

OLISUR AWARDED OLIVE OIL’S EQUIVALENT TO AN OSCAR

CHILE SE CONVIERTE POR PRIMERA VEZ EN EL MAYOR EXPORTADOR DE VINO A JAPÓN

TOKIO.- Chile fue por primera vez el mayor exportador de vino a Japón en el año 2015, según mostraron este jueves datos publicados por el gobierno nipón. La importación japonesa de vinos chilenos el pasado año aumentó un 18,1 por ciento con respecto a 2014 hasta los 51,59 millones de litros, según el Ministerio de Finanzas japonés. Las importaciones de vino de Francia, el país que ha dominado durante décadas el mercado nipón, cayeron un 2,8 por ciento interanual hasta los 51,51 millones de litros. Las ventas de vino chileno a Japón han crecido con fuerza en la última década, ya que en 2005 los caldos procedentes de nuestro país se situaban los quintos por volumen. En 2013, Chile logró arrebatar a Italia el segundo puesto como mayor exportador a Japón, una plaza que volvió a ocupar en 2014. Italia volvió a ser tercero en 2015 con 34,64 millones de litros (un 2,39 por ciento más), mientras que España repitió en el cuarto puesto con 20,21 millones de litros (un 3,76 por ciento menos). Argentina cedió este año el séptimo puesto a Alemania y se situó octavo después de que sus exportaciones de vino al país asiático cayeran un 28 por ciento interanual hasta los 2,6 millones de litros. Los expertos en el sector destacan que la popularidad del vino chileno en Japón responde a sus precios competitivos y a su agradable paladar, apto para muchos tipos de consumidores. Fuente: Emol

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CHILE SE CONVIERTE POR PRIMERA VEZ EN EL MAYOR EXPORTADOR DE VINO…

AGRICULTURE MINISTER INAUGURATES CHILEAN BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY PROMOTION IN MAJOR SUPERMARKET IN BEIJING, CHINA

Yesterday morning, during his third day of activities in the Chinese market, Chile’s Agriculture Minister presided over the inauguration of the promotion of Chilean cherries and blueberries in premium Beijing supermarket BHG. The objective was to raise awareness about their availability, and promote the quality, innocuity and health attributes which have made these fruits a favourite of consumers around the world. “Chilean cherries are the best in the world; here they are so you can see for yourself,” said Minister Furche, in his speech to open a colourful and novel promotion of Chilean cherries and blueberries. The inauguration event was attended by Chile’s Ambassador to China, Jorge Heine; the national Director of Chile’s Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG), Ángel Sartori, and the Chair of Asoex, Ronald Bown. Supermarket executives and a significant number of Chinese news media were also present. Minister Furche emphasized that cherry exports to China in 2015 totalled some US$370 million and there are even better prospects for the year that is just getting underway. “Chile is exporting cherries and blueberries that are counterseasonal and world-renowned for their quality. It is at an advantage in terms of customs tariffs and trade is easier thanks to the FTA between the two countries, which will be 10 years old in 2016,” he said. He added that Chile and China have very close trading relations; in fact China is Chile’s principal trading partner. “Our main exports are copper and minerals and they have suffered as a result of slightly slower growth of the Chinese economy, but our food exports continue growing and we are sure that they will continue to do so, because Chinese demand can only increase in the coming years,” he emphasized. Meanwhile, Ambassador Heine said that although no other country in the world is geographically further way from China, “Chile has become the second biggest supplier of fresh fruit to this great country because of its Mediterranean climate, its sanitary conditions and the flavour of its fruit. As a result more and more Chinese consumers are choosing it”. The Chair of Asoex, Ronald Bown, said that this promotion marks a new landmark in the already excellent political and commercial relations with China. “We expect to only deepen them and increase our presence in this market. In terms of volume, the cherries and blueberries are not only being sold in the large cities, but also in some smaller towns in China,” he added. Bown explained that products are not only being shipped by sea but also by air in the first stage of the season. “Yesterday we met with China Eastern to look for a way to make journeys a combination of sea and air, not only at the beginning of the season, but throughout. This will guarantee that the products arrive in the best condition,” he explained. Meanwhile, the director of SAG, Ángel Sartori, referred to the signing by the Agriculture Minister and AQSIQ -the Chinese equivalent of SAG-  of an extension to the agreements on electronic certification. “Today we are working with grapes and pork and with these agreements that we have signed, the number of products will be extended. This will further facilitate trade and help avoid fraud and irrregularities in electronic certification,” he concluded. Chile’s Agriculture Minister met yesterday with his peer in China. They highlighted the joint work and the progress made in benefit of both countries. They also coordinated actions for commemorating the 10th anniversary of the FTA between the two countries. Source: Simfruit

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January 28, 2016 2:16 pm

AGRICULTURE MINISTER INAUGURATES CHILEAN BLUEBERRY AND CHERRY PROMOTION IN MAJOR SUPERMARKET IN…

WELL-KNOWN EUROPEAN BLOGGERS TO PROMOTE CHILEAN BLUEBERRIES

Con el propósito de potenciar el conocimiento y características de calidad e inocuidad de los arándanos chilenos, así como las diferentes formas de utilizarlos en exquisitas preparaciones culinarias, el Comité de Arándanos de Chile, conjuntamente con ProChile y la Asociación de Exportadores de Frutas de Chile AG (ASOEX), organizaron un taller para destacados bloggers de Europa. Chile’s Blueberry Committee, together with ProChile and the Chilean Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) organized a workshop for well-known European bloggers. The purpose was to raise awareness about the quality and innocuity of Chilean blueberries, as well as different ways of using them in delicious recipes. The meeting took place this week in Berlin in Germany and the participants had the opportunity to take part in a show kitchen in one of the city’s main restaurants. “We were accompanied by around eight bloggers who are all connected with cooking and healthy food. Some of them have more than 20,000 followers. So we showed them a range of different recipes using Chilean blueberries through a cooking show led by European chef, Udo Einenkel, who is well-known in the field of vegetarian cooking. The idea is for this group of bloggers to cook these and other recipes inspired by our blueberries, uploading them together with photos to their blogs, twitter and the other internet platforms through which they communicate with their followers,” explained Charif Christian Carvajal, Europe and Asia marketing manager for Asoex. Carvajal added that this workshop forms part of the Chilean blueberry campaign for Germany for the 2015-2016 season, in which social media has a major role. Mr Carvajal added that Udo Einenkel is a professional chef, vegetarian and a consultant on health and healthy diet. His cooking is high in nutrients and wholefoods and he likes working with fresh ingredients. Udo Einenkel is the owner and chef of the “Abendmahl” (Last Supper)  restaurant in Berlin. He is currently working on his latest cookbook and he also gives cooking classes and seminars. His cookbook “Vegetarische Verführungen ” (vegetarian temptations) has been a big hit and is on sale in bookstores across Germany. ProChile’s Commercial Director in Berlin Bettina Stengel told SimFRUIT: “The activity was a great success. Each blogger took active part in the cooking and then together they tried the dishes, which were all based around Chilean blueberries.” She added: “We were able to try a variety of recipes, including a salad dressing, a classic blueberry pie and even a chutney. There is a vast range of ways in which the product can be used.” Ms Stengel also emphasized: “The bloggers were really interested. Before the workshop, they hadn’t realized that Chile is an important supplier of blueberries and they also only thought of the product in terms of preparing sweet dishes and as a fresh snack.” Source: Simfruit

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January 25, 2016 2:27 pm

WELL-KNOWN EUROPEAN BLOGGERS TO PROMOTE CHILEAN BLUEBERRIES

BELGIAN SOMMELIER STUDENTS TOUR CHILE

A group of sommelier students from the Ter Groene Poorte catering school in Brussels, Belgium are currently in Chile visiting different wineries and wine regions in order to learn more about the different varieties of Chilean wine. They will be here until 21 January and their trip will take in the Colchagua, Maule, Curicó, Cachapoal, Aconcagua Costa, San Antonio and Maipo valleys. They were welcomed by the manager of ProChile’s European department, Patricia Matta, who told them about the institution and the new Foods from Chile campaign, which promotes wine as one of Chile’s main products. Wines of Chile’s Europe Manager, Álvaro Arriagada, gave a presentation about the Chilean wine industry, details of Chilean wine production, as well as important facts to consider during their tour of the country. This trip will give students the chance to learn actively, seeing for themselves the products, Chile’s landscapes, terroir, climate and culture, all of which will make for an enriching experience. This is also an opportunity for Chile to have as ambassadors sommeliers who will soon be taking purchasing decisions for high-end Belgian and European restaurants and hotels. The Ter Groene Poor school in Brussels is one of Belgium’s most prestigious catering schools and is recognized as the starting point in the careers of many important Belgian chefs and sommeliers. The school’s graduates include the holders of 18 Michelin stars, important sommeliers working in famous restaurants, as well as wine importers and store owners.

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BELGIAN SOMMELIER STUDENTS TOUR CHILE

CHILEAN WINE DINNER 2015: NEW CHILEAN WINES SEEK TO CONQUER INDONESIA

Chile’s Trade Office in Jakarta hosted a wine pairing dinner for almost 50 people, including importers, media representatives and sommeliers, to introduce Chilean wine and show how it can pair perfectly with local cuisine. The event took place in the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Jakarta. The hotel’s chef, Gerald Genson, was in charge of the food while the pairing was organized by three Chilean wineries: Casas Patronales, Aresti Winery and Matetic Winery, which are all interested in entering the Indonesian market. This is the second event that Chile has held in Jakarta this year to continue promoting its food and drink products. The first, in late August, was Flavours of Chile, which included meetings between Chilean and Indonesian businesspeople and a trade and investment seminar. Another highlight was the Flavours of Chile dinner, a meal which Chilean chef Francisco Araya prepared for 200 people at the Grand Hyatt hotel with the objective of showcasing Chilean cuisine and the range of food and drink products the country exports. In 2014, Chile shipped over US$1 million of wine to Indonesia, while the 2015 figure as of September had already exceeded US$1.7 million, representing 248% growth compared to the same period in 2014.

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January 7, 2016 7:46 pm

CHILEAN WINE DINNER 2015: NEW CHILEAN WINES SEEK TO CONQUER INDONESIA

CHILEAN BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES HOLD OVER 200 MEETINGS AT LOS ANGELES “FLAVOURS OF CHILE” EVENT

Los Angeles.- In order to seek out new business opportunities in the North American market, the representatives from 19 Chilean firms specializing in fresh and dried fruit, olive oil, wine, seafood, and gourmet products participated in the “Flavors of Chile” event held this Thursday and Friday in Los Angeles, California. The California city was the point of departure for the “America Route” of this trade mission, which ProChile periodically organizes in countries around the world to connect Chilean businesspeople with potential buyers, opinion leaders and the international press through meetings, technical visits and a dinner that invites them to appreciate the attributes that set apart Chilean products. The Chilean delegation was led by ProChile’s Assistant Director of Marketing, Communications and Brands, Jennyfer Salvo, and Chile’s Commercial Attaché in Los Angeles, Rodrigo Mladinic, who explained the characteristics of the California market to the audience as well as the key aspects of local demand and the competitive advantages of Chilean food products. “Chile is a reliable supplier of safe and healthy food products that meet the high standards required by international markets. Thanks to the work of our producers, from the smallest to the largest, our country is currently an important player in the global food industry. Flavors of Chile promotes business contacts and highlights the attributes that characterize the products we offer, ensuring they stand out from the rest,” said Jennyfer Salvo. During the first day of activities, Chilean business representatives held over 200 meetings with importers from the California market. The state is considered a strategic point for positioning Chilean products in the U.S. Midwest and even for reaching the Asia Pacific markets. “The U.S. is the main consumer of our food products. Last year, purchases exceeded US$3.9 billion. In the case of California, according to Global Trade Atlas statistics, 16% of the imported fruit and 4% of the imported fish, crustaceans, and mollusks came from Chile, which together represents over US$800 million. We want this trade relationship to continue to grow and for Chilean business owners to establish networks with potential buyers who are present in a market which, due to its location and size, is a natural port of entry to the U.S. Midwest and a bridge to Southeast Asia,” explained Rodrigo Mladinic, noting that around 14 flights to that continent leave Los Angeles each day, offering the opportunity to send commercial shipments. The Commercial Attaché noted that, in addition to salmonids, concentrated fruit and vegetable juice and avocados registered the greatest increases in exports to the U.S. market in 2014. He added that all of them still have significant growth potential. “The average annual growth of seafood and agricultural exports from Chile to the U.S. was 6.21% between 2006 and 2014, and demand for them is increasingly varied. Today, for example, there is growing interest in healthy products such as gluten- and lactose-free items, which represent 8% and 7% of the market, respectively. There is also a great deal of interest in superfoods, which are nutritious foods with antioxidant powers, like berries. Chilean business owners can explore opportunities to offer products that meet the needs of these market segments,” Mladinic recommended. He also noted that Latin consumers spend an average of $452 per year more on fruits and vegetables than the rest of the U.S. population. Given that people of Latin origin are set to represent 23% of the total U.S. population by 2030, the odds that Chile will continue to increase its presence in this market are excellent. This trend and other critical aspects to consider when doing business in the U.S. market could be observed in situ by Chilean businesspeople as they toured specialty shops and supermarkets in Los Angeles during the second day of activities.   A Dinner with “Foods from Chile” “Flavors of Chile” was held in Los Angeles as part of the international campaign “Foods from Chile,” which highlights the crosscutting characteristics of Chilean products. The quality, innocuity, traceability, international guarantee and natural flavor of Chilean food products were the main themes at the dinner for nearly 150 representatives from restaurants, supermarket chains, import companies and local media specializing in business and cuisine. Chilean chef Rodrigo Jofré was asked to prepare a varied menu including fish and seafood, lamb, and Chilean fruits and vegetables that are available in the U.S. market, paired with Chilean wines. “We use this approach to show U.S. consumers that the Chilean products that they can find in their city’s supermarkets or shops are an excellent option for preparing healthy, flavorsome dishes,” Jofré said.

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October 23, 2015 7:31 pm

CHILEAN BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES HOLD OVER 200 MEETINGS AT LOS ANGELES “FLAVOURS OF…

CHILEAN FOODS PRESENTED IN GERMANY

The 2015 ANUGA food industry fair was held October 10-14 in Cologne, Germany, and Foods from Chile played a leading role in the event. The German press showed Chile’s pavilion on DWTV and highlighted the brand, saying that it represents a major push by Chile to promote its food products. Journalists from specialist publications and pavilion visitors took part in an array of activities around the brand, including tastings, informational talks about Chilean foods and their attributes, and a workshop led by Chilean chef Alexis Rojas. The highlight of the Foods from Chile presentation in Germany was the installation of a food truck on one of Germany’s busiest streets during the Cologne Food Street Festival. The Foods from Chile food truck opened at 11 a.m. and delighted hundreds of passers-by with its dishes throughout the afternoon. A total of 1,500 portions were served. The local dishes prepared using Chilean products included plums and walnuts wrapped in bacon and zucchinis. The Chilean dishes included Chilean-style hot dogs known as completos because of their many toppings, crab burgers with avocado and bacon, pastel de choclo (meat and sweetcorn pie), sopaipillas (zucchini fritters) with pebre (Chilean salsa) and beef kebabs. “It was a complete success. We hadn’t organized an activity like this one in Cologne before and the response was exceptional. We were practically out of food by 9 p.m. and we received a lot of compliments on our food products and dishes,” said ProChile’s Commercial Attaché in Germany, Bettina Stengel.

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October 14, 2015 7:35 pm

CHILEAN FOODS PRESENTED IN GERMANY

“FOODS FROM CHILE” DEBUTS AT CHILE WEEK CHINA 2015

Chile arrived in China loaded with food, business, and activities. For a week, Chilean officials, trade associations, businesses and artists were in Shanghai and Beijing for Chile Week China, which culminated in the first Flavors of Chile, Asia Route event. Over 50 activities were held in order to strengthen ties with China as Chile’s foremost trading partner and to celebrate 45 years of diplomaticrelations. On 23 August, the activities began at Jian’An Park with an event attended by former President of Chile Eduardo Frei, Chile’s Ambassador to China, Jorge Heine, Agriculture Undersecretary, Claudio Ternecier, and Chile’s Vice Trade Minister, Andrés Rebolledo. They were accompanied by the Vice Governor of the Jung’An district, Deng Xiadong. Activities related to the food sector were held with Chinese businesspeople in Shanghai and Beijing, including workshops on tourism, wine and pisco, and fruit, trade seminars, formal dinners, visits to important companies, and meetings with local officials. A special Foods from Chile food truck event was held in Beijing. Chinese consumers were given an opportunity to learn about some of our food products, try them in traditional Chinese dishes, and taste Chilean recipes. Over 2,000 portions were served at the event to the delight of the Chinese consumers.

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October 10, 2015 6:47 pm

“FOODS FROM CHILE” DEBUTS AT CHILE WEEK CHINA 2015

PRESIDENT BACHELET LAUNCHES “FOODS FROM CHILE” CAMPAIGN

The President said “it is through examples of joint working, such as this council, that we will build the strength we need. In fact, we can already see the results of this partnership. Because global markets present challenges and demand efforts that can only be addressed through strategic cooperation between the public and private sectors.” She emphasized, “our country could most certainly be a role model for quality for the world’s food industry.” Foods from Chile, Source of Life disseminates the characteristics that make Chile a supplier of quality foods recognized the world over. Five key attributes are highlighted: quality, innocuity, traceability, international guarantee and natural flavor. “Our food products continue to gain ground throughout the world and we needed a campaign that would strengthen the country’s image, unifying the story about the food products on offer, our quality as a place of origin, and the work of each link in this chain, from the small-scale rural producers to large-scale exporters,” explained Agriculture Minister Carlos Furche. Chile’s Vice Trade Minister Andrés Robelledo added that Chilean foods are the nation’s greatest ambassadors and that this campaign “highlights the same attributes that have elevated Chile to the category of world-class exporter of quality food products and have helped it to become, for example, the world’s biggest exporter of products like fresh blueberries, grapes and cherries, prunes and dried apples.”   From Origin to Destination: The Journey of Foods” The exhibition “From Origin to Destination: The Journey of Foods” will be open to the public between 5 and 7 October at the Plaza de la Constitución in central Santiago, allowing passersby to learn about the journey taken by Chilean food products to destinations around the world. The attractive exhibit is composed of images, textures, colors and products and includes both businesspeople and craftspeople, allowing the public to see and understand how Chilean foods are produced in a PLACE OF ORIGIN whose sanitary and natural conditions allow them to reach DESTINATIONS under a single brand: Foods from Chile, Source of Life. The installation will be open daily to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Guides will explain to visitors the journey made by Chilean products to international markets.   Campaign videos: Asia Table: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAKeHEttjcw&feature=youtu.be Europe Table: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnKfrxuvKk4&feature=youtu.be America Table: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyDMaI13wz4&feature=youtu.be  

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October 6, 2015 7:28 pm

PRESIDENT BACHELET LAUNCHES “FOODS FROM CHILE” CAMPAIGN

FOODS FROM CHILE, SOURCE OF LIFE: THE NEW CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE CHILEAN FOOD PRODUCTS

This campaign was set up late last year after the Agriculture Ministry formed the Public-Private Food Exporter Council to address the challenges faced by the industry. One of the agreements reached was the creation of this brand. The Council voted unanimously to accept ProChile’s proposal to develop the campaign. The initiative seeks to bring Chilean food products closer to the local cuisine in each of the countries where Chile carries out activities. It also aims to reach the producers and small-scale family farmers who produce the Chilean food products that are appreciated and enjoyed around the world. The campaign, which was launched in July, is being applied to all food promotion activities developed around the world through ProChile and sectorial brands from this industry.   Why are Chilean foods considered an authentic source of life? The answer to this question brings us to the origin of the country’s food production and to its unique natural and human conditions. Chile has the clearest skies in the world, as well as major reserves of fresh water. The country also has singular geographic and climatic characteristics that make it a true island from a phytosanitary perspective. The desert in the north, the Andes Mountains, the Pacific Ocean and the Antarctic ice fields are natural barriers that isolate food production from sanitary risks. The weather conditions are also impressive: different climate types from the extreme north to the far south, spread across its valleys, forests, prairies, mountains and coasts, being the Mediterranean climate the most important for food production. Another great characteristic of Chile is its people, who represent the ancestral wisdom of its indigenous communities. Over the course of the centuries, love for the land and its products has been combined with new production processes, technology and innovative trends. The result is food products that are chosen and appreciated every day by consumers on all five continents because of their condition as a source of life and their main attributes.

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