FOR FRESHNESS AND FLAVOUR IN FRESH PRODUCE1. VERSATILITYWith a strategic geographic location and year round production capacity, Colombia is the premium global supplier of fresh produce. Due to its tropical climate, thevariety of climate zones as well as its nutrient rich soils, Colombia supplies fresh fruits and vegetables, especially exotic fruits, to different markets worldwide.Colombia is one of eight countries with the highest potential to increase world food production with wide and fertile agricultural frontier. The country currentlystands as the twenty-fourth largest supplier in the world, according to the report Agricultural Outlook 2009-2018, which was published by the United NationsOrganization for Food and Agriculture, FAO.2. VARIETYCharacterized by freshness and flavour, Colombia’s Fruits and Herbs represent a new business opportunity for Canada’s fresh produce industry. Cape Goose Berry,Physalis, Granadilla, Yellow Pitahaya, Tamarillo Tree Tomatoes, Purple Passion Fruit, and Hass Avocado are some of the most popular fruits Colombia exports tointernational markets. These exotic fruits continue to be utilized in a variety of preparations attracting a new generation of consumers.Colombia is also characterized for its abundant variety of vegetables, including Common avocado, Haas avocado, onion, asparagus, peas, lettuce, arugula andartichoke amongst others. Fresh Aromatic herbs have also been a very popular product and widely used in Colombia for a variety of preparations. The country hasa readily available offer of basil, mint, rosemary, thyme, Laurel, tarragon, fennel, oregano, marjoram, mint and chives.
3. RELIABILITYColombian producers diligently utilize international certifications to access global markets, including BASC (Business Alliance for Secure Commerce); HACCP(Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point); Global Gap; ISO 9000 (Quality Management System); ISO 14000 (Environmental Management System); OKO, CCOF andBCS Organic; Rainforest Alliance; UTZ; JAS and Fair Trade amongst others.4. ABOUT PROEXPORTProexport, the government entity in charge of the promotion of nontraditional exports, investment and tourism to Colombia, is an important ally for local companieswanting to take their products to other regions and also for importers that seek differentiated services and quality. We have the information, tools and professionalsneeded to accompany them on this quest free of charge.For more information contact:TorontoRafael Vargastoronto@proexport.com.co(416) 363-9225MontrealOscar Becerramontreal@proexport.com.co(514) 619 – 4290
C.I FRUTIREYES SAS Description Quality exotic fruit direct from colombian farmers Frutireyes is a leading colombian company offering a comprehensive range of fruits including Physalis (cape gooseberry). Passion Fruits. Tamarillo, Pitahaya, and many more. We can supply you with exotic fruits, dried fruits, IQF fruit, fruit pulp and natural nectars. We are located in Bogota southamerica focused on quality service and competitive price. We specialise on fruitgrowing and use of the lastest techniques in production. We apply the GLOBAL GAP protocol to our crops. Luis Reyes Jaimes/ Andrea Catalina Tapias ( +57 1) 533 6739- 533 6759 firstname.lastname@example.org www.frutireyes.com Bogotá - Colombia
C.I CARIBBEAN EXOTICS S.A. Description Caribbean Exotics is an International Fruit Trade Company, we are one of the leading companies exporting physalis as well other exotic Colombian fruits like Passion Fruit, Granadilla, Tamarillo, Pitahaya and baby Banano. Committed to the needs of our customers and market requirements, we have built an integrated system of quality, to ensure the safety, care of the environment, development and welfare of farming families, and employees of the company, that meets the following international protocols: ISO 9001, Global GAP, BASC (Business for Secure Commerce), Fair Trade and BSCI. Alejandro Ángel Manrique/ Ana Gabriela Mejía (+57 4) 448 9050 / (+57 1) 826 0530 email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org www.caribbeanexotics.com.co Rionegro - Colombia
ASOPPITAYA Description Asoppitaya represents more than 50 growers of yellow pitahaya throughout Colombia. Most of our growers are BPA Global Gap certified, while others are in the process of converting to organic production. Asoppitaya is currently exporting to Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Canada and Spain– and meets each country’s import protocols; regardless of how strict they are. Our packing house is certified under HACCP international standards, so we are able to serve new markets around the globe – ensuring both top quality and an unsurpassed reliability in all our products. Sandra Milena García/ Martha Isabel García (+57 2) 249 0979/(571)438 3721 email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org www.asoppitaya.com Roldanillo - Valle del Cauca - Colombia
DescriptionC.I TROPIC KIT E.U We are a Colombian company, dedicated to produce and export traditional and not traditional Colombian, and Latin American (Mexico and Ecuador), products related mainly with the agro industry (Fresh, Frozens and Pulps) C.I. TROPIC KIT is a company who work very hard every day exporting fruits and processed fruits to many countries around the world with the good intention to offer the best service and products economically, socially and environmentally sustainable, mainly fresh fruits like Avocados, Coconut, Limes, melons, mangos, Orange, Pineapple, papaya, Soursop, fresh Vegetables like Tomatoes, Onion, Carrots, Yams, Malanga, Cassava, Squash, Sweet Potatoes and aromatic herbs like Parsley, Thyme, among others. Lizeth Correa Trejos / Jaime Ríos Quintero (+57 2) 552 6496 email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org www.tropickit.com Cali - Colombia
C.I NATTURALE Description Natturale is the largest Colombian grower of Mangosteen fruit and one of the largest of Guanabana. From our beginnings in 1990, our fruit has satisfied global awareness and demand for natural wellness products. To reinforce our our on-going commitment to both our employees and customers we achieved Global Gap certification in 2012. Our 112 hectare farms are located in Mariquita, 3 hours from Bogota. Our trees thrive in Mariquita with an average annual temperature and precipitation of 28C-35C and 900 mm respectively. Our annual production yields 2,500 tons of Guanabana and 400 tons of Mangosteen. Alexandra Caro (+57 1) 610 7751 email@example.com www.natturale.com Bogotá - Colombia
C.I HACIENDA EL CORSO Description Is a family owned and managed Colombian company, based in Bogotá and Madrid, Cundinamarca; dedicated to grow- ing, packing and distribution all year round, the finest aromatic fresh herbs for culinary and medical use as well as other specialty produce, with 15 years of experience in the field. All these produced for export and sale at the national level, we have the best health and agricultural practices to ensure high quality always caring the environment. Santiago Angel (+57 1) 600 3159 firstname.lastname@example.org www.agricolalc.com Bogotá - Colombia
C.I Healthy Food Global Export SAS Description Healthy Food Global Export SAS is a producer, distributor and exporter of exotic fruits, herbs, vegetables and other related products that provide our customers with the best quality products. As Latin America forges ahead in the global marketplace, we also provide import support for products into Colombia. We are very excited about these developments and look forward to partnering with you and serving you in your import/export needs. José Vicente Herrera (+57 1) 863 0809 email@example.com Chia - Cundinamarca - Colombia
C.I Garden Herbs Description Garden specialties is a new concept development by Garden Herbs, to supply specialist herbs, sachets, avocado hass, brasicas and exotic fruits (gooseberries, yellow pitaya and tamarillo), directly from our garden. Our company has more than 10 years experience in the specialty produce market, exporting and attending the retail and food service markets in various countries. Garden specialties transform green ideas into novelties for your enjoyment. Daina Didziulis (+57 1) 743 2288 firstname.lastname@example.org www.gardenherbs.net Bogotá - Colombia
C.I Aromassence Description We are the largest producer farm of herbs, aromatic and condiments in Antioquia – Colombia, with an extensive experience and research background into the production of thyme, mint, rosemary and oregano. We currently market our products guaranteeing quality, traceability and constancy in our deliveries to our customers. Our company is certified in good agricultural practices and we are committed to socially supporting small producers in its growth and improvement of production processes to maintain the quality standards required by the market. Gloria Villa (+57 4) 530 0372 email@example.com www.aromassence.com Rionegro - Antioquia - Colombia
C.I DEHOY S.A.S Description DEHOY is a company that produce and commercialize horticultural products of the highest quality. With over 15 years experience of applying high end technology and development quality principles, using the best farming practices for sowing, scheduling, management of resources and collection. Some our customers are big grocery stores, hotels and restaurants, and we also export our products internationally to Aruba and Curacao. Jairo Cuervo (+57) 318 235 3634 firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com. www.dehoy.co Bogotá - Colombia
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