San Lucar ships first container with seedless Ecuadorian grapes to Europe

San Lucar ships first container with seedless Ecuadorian grapes to Europe

December 2016

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SanLucar shipped 20 metric tons of Crimson Seedless, a red grape variety, from the Hacienda Santa Elena in Ecuador to the port of Rotterdam.

 

Grapes Ecuador

 

SanLucar is a renowned brand for fruit and vegetables, founded by a German in Valencia. In 2015 the first grape harvest went completely to the local market, while this year 2,280 crates will be divided all over Germany, France, Austria and the Benelux countries. In the future an increase in the export volume is expected.

SanLucar currently owns 371 hectare in Ecuador, and 20 hectares are used for the cultivation of the seedless wine grape variety Crimson and its white variety. The SanLucar brand is also an important banana producer. All the bananas are grown in Ecuador to guaranty a stable quality of premium bananas.

 

SanLucar, a pioneering brand

Under the slogan “Taste the SUN“ SanLucar supplies excellent tasting fruit and vegetables 365 days of the year. SanLucar also offers the broadest range with around 90 varieties of fruit and vegetables, originating from more than 35 countries. Since Stephan Rötzer founded the company in 1993, the company has grown quickly and is now a multinational with more than 2,500 employees. SanLucar produces fruit and vegetables in several countries, such as Spain, Germany, Austria, South Africa, Tunisia and Ecuador.

The philosophy of SanLucar is “Harmony between man and nature”, and this also functions as the company’s mission. Whether it is the choice of the products, the region in which they are cultivated or the manner in which the company presents the product to their consumers. The trademark of the brand receives much recognition on European markets, especially in Germany and Austria. SanLucar wants to present itself in the same manner on other markets, for instance in Asia.