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Country Fish Consumption per capita per year 2014

Look how Chile’s Fish consumption has dropped in comparison to Japan as the country has become more affluent in the graph above which was made only four years ago. Argentina  9 kgs Fish 120 kg Meat Coastline 4,989 km Peru 22 kgs Fish 25.9 kgs Meat Coastline 2,997 km Chile 7 kgs Fish 70.6 Meat Coastline 6,434 km Spain 30 kgs Fish 107.9 kgs Meat…

Lapostolle Residence, Colchagua Valley, Chile

When Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle came to Chile’s Colchagua Valley two decades ago, the area was a viticultural backwater. But the Grand Marnier heiress, who cofounded the valley’s Lapostolle winery in 1994, was convinced she could coax first growth–quality vintages from the granitic soil. Her premier blend, Clos Apalta, attests her prescience,…

Bahía Vik, José Ignacio, Uruguay

Jet-setters flocking to José Ignacio for the short, swank social season have a third Vik Retreat to try. Bahía Vik is now open. Why Go: During January and February, the tiny Uruguayan beach town of José Ignacio welcomes the rich and famous. An alternative to staying among the high-rises of the nearby resort city of Punta de Este, the outpost welcomes visitors down…

A new study shows Argentina is a relatively safe country in which to live

WHO figures show Argentina is relatively safe country in world’s most violent region Homicide rates in Latin America are the highest in the world — clocking in at 28.5 per 100,000 inhabitants — but estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO) place Argentina in line with the best in the region with about six homicides…

Chilean agriculture is expected to become part of the 10 largest food exporters in the world by 2020

Agriculture in Chile is a strategically important sector. The objective is to make Chile part of the 10 largest food exporters in the world by 2020. At the moment Chile is round about No: 20. From the beginning of this century food export increased by an average of 12% annually. Further processing…

Global Food Security Depends on Modern Agricultural Techniques

Studies released at a symposium in Washington, D.C. underscored the wide range of benefits modern agriculture has provided to society and emphasized the importance of continued innovation and new technologies to meeting growing global food, feed, fiber and industrial needs. Research presented by a diverse group of experts in agriculture,…