Sausage sales for Chile's Cecinas Llanquihue  reached US$30m in 2000, Managing Director Enrique Modinger announced earlier this week. This is an increase of 17.1% on 1999. Based in the country's southern Region X, this family-owned company is one of Chile's key producers of cured and sausage meat. In 2000 it produced 7,300 tons of sausages, 5.3% more than in 1999.