Chile: Stone Fruit Annual
Chilean cherry area planted reached 61,599 hectares (ha) in marketing year (MY) 2022/23. Post projects that MY 2023/24 cherry production will reach 500,000 metric tons (MT), which represents a 6.6 percent increase over MY 2022/23. Chilean cherry exports will reach 444,000 MT, a 7.2 percent increase assuming regular yields and higher area planted. In MY 2023/24, Post projects that fresh peach and nectarine production will total 162,500 MT, a 1.6 percent increase over MY 2022/23. Peach and nectarine exports will increase by 2.3 percent totaling 106,400 MT based on typical yields and a slight growth area planted.