Agro-Industry

Canned fruit and fruit and vegetable pulp and paste

Since the 1980s, canned, pulp and paste industry exports have developed quickly.

Among the principal products made by this industry are tomato paste, halved, sliced or cubed peaches in syrup or water, fruit pulp and jam, cherries in syrup or water, fruit cocktail and whole mushrooms.

In 2014 exports of fruit and vegetable conserves, pulp and paste totalled US$ 497 million.

Main export destinations

Mexico, Venezuela, United States, Russia and Brazil.

 

Availability

Year-round

 

Varieties

  • Canned tomatoes
  • Fruit pulp
  • Tomato paste
  • Fruit jam
  • Canned asparagus
  • Tomato sauce and ketchup
  • Canned bell peppers
  • Canned papayas
  • Canned mushrooms
  • Canned peaches
  • Canned apricots
  • Canned fruit cocktail or fruit mixes
  • Canned cherries
  • Canned peas and sweetcorn

PRODUCTIVE AREAS

  • XV - Región de Arica y Parinacota
  • 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
  • IX - Región de la Araucanía
  • XIV - Región de Los Ríos

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