As part of Chilean Food Promotion Event, ProChile, The Chilean Export Promotion
Bureau Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile which serves as the best partner for doing
business with Chile, showcased why Chile is a worldwide food producer as well as an
export country for Korean consumers including importers, HORECA purchaser &
journalists of special media in a hotel Seoul on July 12th evening.
With a theme, titled ‘Chile’s Food, Source of Life’, ProChile introduced fresh fruits such as salmon, sea mussel,
pork, beef, cherry, blueberry, kiwi as well as frozen fruits and walnuts, almond etc. in
addition to its peculiar PISCO including last but not least its wine playing Chile’s diplomacy ambassador role.
Chile Amb. H.E. Fernando Danus pinpointed that in Chile equipped with huge nature
and profound manpower, astonishing topography & climate are being well contrasted
each other. Only Chile’s peculiar distinction provides with crowning good conditions to produce fresh, pure
and healthy high quality’s foods and the world also recognizes such points, stressed Danus.
As regarding such backgrounds which produce fresh, pure and healthy high quality’s foods, Chile possesses most clean sky in the world and clean freshwater lakes.
Nature’s fortresses surrounded by all directions are protecting Chile and keep Chile as a
country which is hygienic and without pests & disease.
In a nutshell, Chile represents diverse climates with a nation equipped with a narrow
and long topography. Among them, thanks to the striking Mediterranean climate Chile
was able to stand tall as a major food producing country globally.
Director Patricio Parraguez of Trade Commission & Agricultural Affairs, Embassy of
Chile to Korea added by his presentation: “Chile boasts of political & economical
stability and strong macro economic base as an open country which promotes free
trade” Asked why Chile stood tall as so excellent food producing country in the world,
Patricio named geographical advantages, thorough sanitation, modern infra etc.,
adding Chile complies all international standards & authentications thanks to its
utilization of the cutting-edge technologies.
Chile foods Korea imported from Chile last year, amount to 390 million dollars and
this accounts for 2.6% of Chile total export shipment.