Nicaraguan Fruit Company, SA, is a company under the Free Zone Regime of US capital with operations located in the Community of San Blas, in the Department of Granada, dedicated to the packaging and export of fresh bananas and peeled bananas to the markets of the United States. United and Central America.
The company has made large investments in Nicaragua, including farms, packing plants, equipment and machinery, totaling more than 350 hectares. Currently they export between 8 to 10 containers weekly and have more than 450 collaborators.
The company's vision is to be a leading company in Nicaragua in the production and export of fresh and processed fruits. With highly qualified personnel, technicians and administrators who participate in all the activities of the agricultural and agro-industrial process of the company, obtaining products with a high quality standard, which allow them to be exported to the most demanding world markets.
To date, they add an investment of 5 million dollars and 350 hectares of cultivation, which they plan to increase by an additional 250 hectares this year; They plan to increase their exports from 400 25-ton containers in the year to more than 600 containers per year by 2020, given that there is an increase in the demand for high-quality fresh fruit and peeled fruit abroad.
They have two farms and two packing plants and their main exports are destined to the United States for the commercialization of fresh banana in supermarkets and peeled banana for the food industry in the production of packaged fried slices in Costa Rica and Honduras.
The company complies with the norms and laws that govern the free zone regime, ensuring job stability, corresponding labor partner benefits and training; promoting education and influencing the development of the communities where they operate, benefiting more than 500 families in San Blas and Santa Clara. They have made donations in the educational area in the supply of furniture, school and sports supplies, and the integration of students into cultural programs, as well as the integration of small producers into the production chain, offering them technical assistance and training and the purchase of their products.