Nectarines

Overview

Chile is the main nectarine supplier from the Southern Hemisphere, exporting nectarines from December through March. With an exceptional, sweet flavor, Chilean nectarines are available in numerous varieties from Bright Pearl to August Red.

Nutrition

One large nectarine has less than 70 calories, with 14% of the daily recommended value of vitamin C in a large piece of fruit. In addition, 9% of the DV of potassium is provided by one large nectarine.

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How to Select, Store and Handle Nectarines

When selecting nectarines, look for fruit with a glossy, firm skin.

Store nectarines at room temperature until completely mature.

Once ripe, keep refrigerated for up to two days.

TRADE

Merchandising

  • Find the side of the fruit that has the best color, and face this toward the shopper
  • Merchandise using plenty of color breaks
  • Hand stack the fruit to give it a nice, neat appearance
  • Rotate fruit on a daily basis

Availability Chart

STATISTICS

Total Volume Exported

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

Destination

  • Latin America 22%
  • Europe 17%
  • North America 44%
  • Far East 17%
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Agrícola Montolín Ltda.
itraverso@montolin.cl
+(56) 342611150
www.montolin.cl

Agrícola Millahue Ltda.
nparot@rioking.cl
+(56) 224335100
www.rioking.cl

C y D Internacional S.A.
ferrazuriz@cyd.cl
+(56) 222365060
www.cyd.cl

Comercial Alfonso Eyzaguirre y Cía. Ltda.
aeyzaguirre@comey.cl
+(56) 222630285
www.comey.cl

Comercial Greenvic S.A.
rdelsante@greenvic.cl
+(56) 227074200
www.greenvic.cl

Copefrut S.A.
rene.wunkhaus@copefrut.cl
+(56) 752209220
www.copefrut.cl

David del Curto S.A.
fernando.cisternas@ddc.cl
+(56) 223622701
www.ddc.cl

Del Monte Fresh Produce (Chile) S.A.
epino@freshdelmonte.com
+(56) 223614600
www.freshdelmonte.com

Delipack S.A.
lfvaras@delipack.cl
+(56) 72 2551271
www.delipack.cl

Dole Chile S.A.
francisco.chacon@dole.com
+(56) 227874100
www.dole.com

Exportadora Agua Santa S.A.
pgh@greentree.cl
+(56) 227563100
www.greentree.cl

Exportadora Bonaterra S.A.
finfante@bonaterraexport.cl
+(56) 228967810
www.bonaterraexport.cl

Comercial Monte Rosa S.A.


Exportadora Atlas S.A.
jsierralta@atlasfresh.cl
+(56) 226537550
www.atlasfresh.cl

Exportadora Balagu S.A.
mss@balagu.cl

www.balagu.cl

Exportadora Frutam Ltda.
jprieto@frutam.cl
+(56) 223952000
www.frutam.cl

Exportadora Hacienda Angostura Spa
bbb@angosturachile.com
+(56) 72 2491076
www.angosturachile.com

Exportadora Los Lirios S.A.
abm@cleequality.com
+(56) 223344503
www.cleequality.com

Exportadora Magna Trading S.A.
miguel.vial@magnaexport.cl
+(56) 228294000
www.magnaexport.cl

Exportadora Prize Ltda.
agh@prize.cl
+(56) 722584880
www.prize.cl

Exportadora San Alberto S.A.
fernando@expsanalberto.cl
+(56) 229639290
www.expsanalberto.clwww.expsanalberto.cl

Exportadora Solymar Ltda.


Exportadora Unifrutti Traders Ltda.
mrufin@unifrutti.com
+(56) 226362200
www.unifrutti.com

Frucentro S.A.
f.delsolar@frucentro.cl
+(56) 222121511
www.frucentro.cl

La Higuera S.A.
ccovarrubias@higuera.cl
+(56) 228400500
www.higuera.cl

Mace S.A.


Nicofrut S.A.
jvercellino@nicofrut.com
+(56) 722552175
www.nicofrut.com

Polar Fruit International S.A.
imorales@polarfruit.cl
+(56) 223952000
www.polarfruit.cl

Priagro S.A.
amitarakis@priagro.cl
+(56) 223771235
www.priagro.cl

Servicios Agrícolas Oppenheimer Chile Ltda.
rayre@oppy.com
+(56) 224308500
www.oppy.com

Servicios Chilfresh Ltda.
lsandoval@chilfresh.cl
+(56) 752329648
www.chilfresh.cl

Soc. Com. Exp. Frutas del Huerto S.A.
fdh@fdhexport.cl
+(56) 984183886
www.fdhexport.cl

Sociedad Agrícola y Comercial Ltda. AGRICOM
fmira@agricom.cl
+(56) 224313200
www.agricom.cl

Sociedad Exportadora Verfrut S.A.
mrp@verfrut.cl
+(56) 2 28200900
www.verfrut.cl

Vine Fresh


Sociedad San Francisco Lo Garcés Ltda.
hgarces@sfg.cl
+(56) 722444400
www.sfg.cl

Tuniche Fruits


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Recipes

Fresh Chilean Blueberry Nectarine Cobbler

Stone Fruit Compote

Stone Fruit Galettes

Nectarine Frozen Yogurt

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Chilean Nectarine Smoothie

Chilean Nectarine Couscous with Pistachio, Mint and Ginger Orange Dressing

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