Hacienda Picoltué is located in the VIII region of Bío Bío, in the commune of Mulchén, Chile. It has been linked to the Morandé family for over 150 years.
With a long agricultural tradition, they began in the early 20th century to develop the cultivation of apples, becoming pioneers in their production and subsequent export.
At first, the orchard produced varieties such as Hoover, Winter and a well-known variety such as Huidobro, similar to the Granny Smith of our times.
Surrounded by forests and the river Bureo, the orchard is located in the VIII region of Bío Bío, that offers clay soils and an ideal climate for apple cultivation, with the necessary cold hours to produce fruit of high caliber and excellent colour.
Picoltué produces the varieties Royal Gala, Fuji, Braeburn, Scarlet, all of which are of great demand in the world.
Picoltué produces apples employing the highest quality standards, by promoting the respect of the environmental conditions, taking care of the soil and the people of the community who collaborate in the production process.
All the stages in the farming are regulated under the GLOBALG.A.P. standard for a safety and sustainable production of our apples.
The GLOBALG.A.P. fruit & vegetables standard covers all stages of production, from pre-harvest activities such as soil management and phytosanitary applications, to post-harvest handling, packing and storing.
Fundo el Manzanar de Picoltué SN, Mulchén, Chile.