San Clemente commenced operations in 1984 with the establishment of a small apple orchard ,from this the business has grown to become one of the largest apple growers and in the top 10 fresh fruit export companies in Chile. Today San Clemente export 4,5 million boxes of a range of products with a large proportion grown on our more than 1.500ha. San Clemente total annual sales are in excess of USD $100 million dollars. In addition to company owned orchards San Clemente also represent a small group of third-party growers with whom we have enjoyed long term partnerships for 15 years or more.
San Clemente’s core focus is apples. The company has been a leader in the search for the best performing production sites within Chile. The company has identified San Clemente and Angol as the core production sites also establishing company owned packing facilities in these areas. San Clemente have also invested heavily in post-harvest research and development.
San Clemente’s marketing strategy is strongly focused on retail, with 80% of the volume going directly to supply retailer programs worldwide. In order to provide marketing support for our product San Clemente have established commercial offices in USA, China and UK and customer relationships in more than 40 countries.
Total apple exports: 45,500 tonnes