Italian company, located in the province of Catania (Sicily) is involved in the field of fruit production, transforming local citrus into top quality juices. The company aims at finding distributors and importers to sale its products in large scale distribution chains, ho.re.ca. (hotels, restaurants and caterings) and online websites.
The Italian firm was founded in 1962 and in 1968 foresaw the potentiality of the large scale distribution and decided to move into this sector. At the moment the group employs about 100 people and is engaged in further development, above all in overseas markets. The core business of the firm is the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) Blood Orange of Sicily. In fact, the company transforms own sicilian citrus (oranges, lemons and mandarins) in top quality juices without using concentrates and manages all steps of production chain, from cultivation to the products distribution. Furthermore, the company distributes fresh fruit and vegetables such as prickly pears, melons and water melons, potatoes, cherry tomatoes on the basis of the seasonality of the products. The company is looking for distribution agreements for fruit juices and for fresh fruit as well.
Innovations and advantages
Thanks to a partnership with a local farm, the company is everyday provided with fresh products and nowadays distributes over 30.736 tons of fruits cultivated in 1380 hectares of area. The company owns several certifications for organic food, PGI certifcates and for the food safety standards Furthermore the company is able to provide unique goods (Tarocco red orange), that can't be reached in other countries.
Market application codes
07003002 Health food
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Type of partner sought
The company looks for distributors for the sale of its products in supermarket chains, online website or in ho.re.ca. (hotel, restaurant and catering) channels. The importer and distributor should be equipped with proper facilities to manage frozen and chilled products.