Apples are poms, usually ovoid in shape, sometimes elongated or round, that hide numerous brown seeds inside, depending on their variety they have acidic to very sweet flavors, green, bicolor and red, their skin it is almost always shiny and smooth.
The apple has been a symbolic fruit throughout history, it is cited in the Bible as the forbidden fruit that caused the expulsion of human beings from paradise. Even without knowing its chemical composition and nutritional properties, popular wisdom has always attributed healthy virtues to it.
With about 35 thousand hectares, Chile covers 2% of world production and 29% of production in the southern hemisphere. Chile is the fourth largest apple exporter in the world and the main exporter in the southern hemisphere.