News from Chile

04-10-2013 02:35 AM
Chile frost hits fruit and wine, emergency declared
Chile has declared a state of emergency after a late frost caused an estimated $1 billion worth of damage to fruit crops, potentially hitting wine pro...
19-04-2013 09:13 AM
Latin American promise in the face of climate change
New climatic scenarios will have implications not only for food production but also global trade. Dr. Fernando Santibañez of the Universidad de Chile ...
23-06-2012 15:11 PM
Mayol announces agricultural incentive program
The Ministry of Agriculture announced a new incentive and subsidy program for farmers in the Región de La Araucanía earlier today. Minister of Agricul...
23-03-2012 08:27 AM
War for water in Chile's Atacama desert
Chile’s Copiapo Valley should be a picturesque grape-growing region. Instead, there is mile after mile of rows of withered vines along this stre...
02-03-2012 07:34 AM
Salmon industry loses $52m due to protests
It’s being reported today by the Fish Information & Services (FIS) web site, that the Industrial Salmon Industry of Chile has sustained economic...
06-12-2011 09:14 AM
Chilean poultry companies deny collusion
Agrosuper, one of the three Chilean poultry companies accused of collusion last week, has publicly denied the charges.
28-11-2011 09:38 AM
Chilean apples overtake US in Taiwan
Chilean oversupply of Taiwan in 2010/11 boosted it to become the market’s largest supplier of apples, overtaking the US...
28-11-2010 18:36 PM
Salmon companies to join Stock Exchange
The director of SalmonChile, Alvaro Jimenez, was surprised by the valuation of salmon-producing companies in the Santiago Stock Exchange.