Agrícola MELIMEI is an organic agriculture land, located in the Manao Bay, Ancud, Chiloé, whose main purpose is the collection of wild forest fruits as well as a sustainable organic production.
In year 2013, Melimei was awarded by the Fundación de Innovación Agraria, with the project "Innovating with functional foods: Production of Black Garlic in Chiloé), (FIA PYT 2013-0012), this spectacular functional food discovered in Japan
at the beginning of the 2000's.
Its great innovation has been to develop a black garlic from a regional variety, the Chiloé garlic (allium ampeloprasum), pioneers in Chile and worldwide.
PATRICIO VARAS SCHNAKE
Organic farmer, Anthropology gradutae, living for 35 years in Chiloé, where he has
developed several projects of productive
development along with rural communities.
Creative and visionary, he is a leading
businessman in the region.
Expo Milan 2015 with the Agriculture Minister
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