Peaches

Overview

Peaches are a fuzzy fruit native to northwest China. With one large seed, they’re a member of the stone fruit family. A peach is either freestone or clingstone, depending on whether the flesh sticks to the inner seed or easily comes apart.

Chilean peaches are available from November through March. They have a delicate aroma and a juicy, yellowish pulp. Chilean peaches make a refreshing addition to smoothies and salads, and pair nicely with poultry and seafood dishes.

Nutrition

Cholesterol-free, and low in fat and sodium, one average-sized peach contains about 37 calories. Chilean peaches are antioxidant-rich, offering an excellent source of vitamins A and C.

Nutrition Facts >

How to Select, Store and Handle Peaches

Smell your peaches! They should be fragrant.

The flesh of a peach should have a slight give, but use your whole hand to check vs. fingertips, since the fruit bruises easily.

Place firm peaches on the counter at room temperature and they’ll ripen within a few days

To peel a peach, place it in boiling water for 30 seconds and then shock it in ice water. The peel will come off easily.

Keep sliced peaches from darkening by adding lemon juice.

TRADE

Merchandising

  • Display peaches red side up
  • Cross merchandiser with other items to encourage different usages
  • Never refrigerate peaches on display.
  • Shoppers might be surprised to see peaches during the Southern Hemisphere season. Display signage to draw attention to the display.

Availability Chart

 

STATISTICS

Total Volume Exported

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

Destination

  • Latin America 36%
  • Europe 5%
  • North America 59%
View Exporters

Agricamex (Agrícola y Comercial Callejas Miranda)
lcastro@agricamex.cl
+(56) 222323521
http://www.agricamex.cl/

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 Frutexport Ltda.
bferrer@frutexport.cl
+(56) 224616700
www.frutexport.cl

Exportadora Geofrut Ltda.
cecheverria@geofrut.cl
+(56) 227280460
www.geofrut.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 Rio King SPA
aperez@rioking.cl
+(56) 224335100
www.rioking.cl

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

Exportadora Triofrut Ltda.
frieutord@triofrut.cl
+(56) 722561520
www.triofrut.cl

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

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

Frutland S.A.


Gestión de Exportaciones Frutícolas S.A. Gesex
jgperezf@geexsa.com
+(56) 223557355
www.geexsa.com

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

Mace S.A.


Natural Choice Ltda.
esteban@naturalchoice.cl
+(56) 983747854
www.naturalchoice.cl

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

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

Tuniche Fruits


TyT Export S.A.
ftupper@tytexport.com
+(56) 222433380
www.tytexport.com

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