Chile plays an important role in the export of mussels. With an annual growth rate of over 15%, today it is an industry that has consolidated itself as the leading exporter of canned mussels worldwide.
This product of the sea stands out for its pure cultivation in cold waters, the quality and texture it possesses.
It is valued all over the world, since it contains nutritious contributions to the diet.
Chilean mussels are an endemic product.
The harvesting seasons are from October to June, and may vary according to the product's yield in the water, since the extraction period may be all year round.
13.005 Ha cultivated
Chilean mussels cultivation is concentrated in the X Region
It has a significant amount of potassium, which helps the nerves and muscles communicate, facilitating the entry of nutrients into the cells.
They are the shellfish that contain the most omega-3 fatty acids, so they have anti-inflammatory properties.
Because of its content in Vitamin C, it helps to repair and maintain bone, cartilage and dental health.
It controls blood pressure, as it contains sodium. The body uses sodium to control blood pressure and blood volume.