2,000 kilos of mandarins for nursing homes

2,000 kilos of mandarins for nursing homes

In solidarity with the most affected group by the coronavirus pandemic

(Valencia, Spain. 6th April 2020) – The premium fruit and vegetable brand SanLucar and the agricultural producer Llusar y Cía. have donated two tons of mandarins for the persons most affected by the current health crisis, the elderly.

Thus, with the intermediation of the National Police and the Army, the 2,000 kilos of citrus fruits have been distributed among a total of ten nursing homes, located in the cities of Valencia and Castellón (Spain).

»The strong impact of the coronavirus in Spanish care homes is something we could not stand idly by«, explains the founder of the SanLucar Group, Stephan Rötzer.

»We have always launched social actions at SanLucar, related to the promotion of health and nutrition. And now more than ever, we must show our strong commitment to the society and to the business philosophy that guides our activity: Taste in harmony with people and nature«, he adds.

»In these times of uncertainty, we agricultural producers have the responsibility to supply society with a basic need product such as fresh fruit. But we must also go one step further and support those groups that are suffering the most from the impact of this crisis. Our citrus fruits are a traditional Valencian product with which the elderly is familiar, so we felt the need to give them this gift.«, says Jorge Llusar, from the Llusar y Cía company.

About Llusar

The Llusar brothers are the heirs of the saga started by their grandfather in France almost a century ago. They have managed to keep the family business going, overcoming difficulties and placing the name Llusar in the position and prestige it occupies in the world today. The knowledge of the markets, the accumulated experience transmitted from parents to children and the capacity to manage from tradition and modernity, makes the current growth of the company possible. One of the decisions that mark the soul of the Llusar corporation is the ability to know how to surround itself with the best farmers and qualified personnel who provide the necessary degree of professional quality.

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