SECOND WORLDWIDE EXPORTER OF WALNUTS

Export of Chilean Nuts

chilean nuts

Chilean nuts grows on the walnut trees, a tree that can reach up to 27 mt high, therefore the pruning process is extremely important to maintain the quality and productivity of the tree.

The nut can be harvested when its canopy is opened, going through a temperature process to be preserved.

The quality of the Chilean walnut is recognized throughout the world, making Chile the second largest exporter of shelled walnuts in the world (SUBREI, 2020).

Chilean nuts are available all year round, but their harvest date is between March and April.

VARIETY JAN FEB MAR ABR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DIC
Chandler
Serr
chilean nuts

+14.000 Ha planted

 The cultivation of Chilean nuts extends from Region IV to Region IX

Total volume exported

95.507

2020

105.429

2019

89.493

2018
chilean nuts

Maintains healthy cholesterol rates and levels, helping to prevent cardiovascular disease.

Nuts are a great food to benefit our brain.

Because of its high content of Omega 3, it prevents poor blood circulation, and eating nuts weekly reduces the chances of having a heart attack by up to 50%.

It prevents the appearance of arteriosclerosis, lowers hypertension and is important for diabetics because of its low carbohydrate content.

Source: odepa.gob.cl

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