SANTIAGO – Chile’s nut industry could surpass the 100,000 tons of nut production milestone next year.
According to projections made at the second “Chile 100 thousand, grow with quality” congress, the work being carried out by the country would allow it to double that volume by 2025, the FreshPlaza reports.
The President of Chilenut, Alvaro Jimenez, and the President of the Chilean Walnut Commission, Karl Samsing, are confident that the work of a united sector in its entire production chain, will allow them to obtain resources for the development of the sector, so that they can grow 5% a year, and produce 200 thousand tons by 2025.
Chile now accounts for 11% of world nut trade and it is expected to reach 18% by 2025.
In India, the sector will spend US $1.3 million in posters and notices, local social media, point of sale support, in-store promotion, seminars, work with chefs, and invitations from importers to Chile.
In Korea, they will spend US $1.3 million. The main focus of the campaign there is to position Chile as a supplier of high quality nuts in the counter season.