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.


It contributes to the strengthening of the immune system and to the reduction of heart diseases, as well as an antidiabetic effect, due to its ability to limit the absorption of glucose at the intestinal level.

The phytonutrient named quercetin protects the brain from degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Eating 2 apples a day can lower LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol by more than 15%.

Helps in fighting constipation thanks to soluble and insoluble fiber. So it is great to eat it with its peel.

  • Main varieties

    Royal Gala, Cripps Pink

  • Own hectares


  • Annual harvest

     +2000 tons

  • Harvesting regions

    V – Metropolitan Region – VI – VII – VIII

  • Main destinations

    Latin America

Varieties and months of harvest

Contact info

Geofrut Rancagua Offices
Longitudinal Sur km 78 Rancagua
+56-72 - 2977640  

Santiago Centeral Office
Av Santa Clara 301, Oficina 4804-4805, Ciudad Empresarial Huechuraba
+562 - 29297510

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