Zufrisa fruit processing industry has increased, at the end of the 2013/2014 campaign, by 37%; a growing that has allowed to overcome 60 million kilograms of processed fruit, as it was reported in the General Meeting which was held last October 27, at the company’s headquarters in Calatorao, Zaragoza.
Regarding the current financial year, the representatives of the company were also optimistic to inform shareholders that during the last summer season Zufrisa has already processed 28 million kilograms, almost all from the Jalon Valley, around 97%.
With regard to the turnover of the company during the 2013/2014 season, it has bee exceeded 9.3 million euros with a set of operations that has enabled the company to return to profitability.
The company managers also explained during the meeting the growing number of business partners with the addition of new shareholders, cooperatives and fruit companies in Zaragoza, Navarra and Lleida area. Moreover, Zufrisa has invested 1.5 million euros this year in expansion and improvement of its product lines.
In relation to the processed orange, apple, tangerine and peach references are the most important, followed by nectarine, strawberry and pear; and to a lesser extent, apricots, cherries and kiwis.
The Indulleida-Zufrisa group already processes more than 300 million fruit and it is an European leader in fruit processing.