FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Berries

Berries are notable for their antioxidant properties, because they are a good source of dietary fibre and contain significant amounts of vitamins, acids and other compounds that people value these days.

Chile’s principal berries are raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries.

In 2014 berries exports reached US$ 573 million.

 

Main export destinations

United States of America, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, China and Canada,

 

Availability

Blueberries: from October to April

Strawberries: year-round

Raspberries: from October to May

Blackberries: from November to March

 

Areas of production:

  • Atacama Region: Strawberries
  • Coquimbo Region: Strawberries and blueberries
  • Valparaíso Region: Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries
  • Metropolitan Region: Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries
  • O’Higgins Region: Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries
  • Maule Region: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries
  • Biobío Region: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries
  • Araucanía Region: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries
  • Los Ríos Region: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries
  • Los Lagos Region: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries

Berry Varieties:

  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries

 

Links of interest

www.asoex.cl
www.fruitsfromchile.com
www.odepa.cl
www.sag.cl
www.minagri.cl

PRODUCTIVE AREAS

  • III - Región de Atacama
  • IV - Región de Coquimbo
  • V - Región de Valparaíso
  • RM - Región Metropolitana
  • VI - Región del Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins
  • VII - Región del Maule
  • VIII - Región del Bío Bío

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