FAF managed Western Fruit S.A., a Chilean fresh fruit export company. FAF was instrumental in the start-up phases including: handling the legal aspects, negotiating debt-equity financing, international market development (broke trade barriers for Chilean kiwis), and was the first to export to Japan. Fruit was marketed to the United States, Europe, Mid and Far East, and throughout South America. FAF oversaw the construction of the packing plant and the planting of orchards. Organized the creation of the export company, and then managed the operational phase of the company. The company in its first year exported nearly two million boxes of fresh fruit into 14 countries.