Export of Chilean Nuts
Second worldwide exporter of walnuts
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.
+14.000 Ha planted
The cultivation of Chilean nuts extends from Region IV to Region IX
Nut export volume
• 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.