Granada La Palma SCA
Ctra. Nal 340 Km . 342
18730 Carchuna Motril
Founded: 13 March, 1973
Type of Company: Agricultural Cooperative
President: Pedro Ruiz
General Director: David del Pino
Sales Director: Carmelo Salguero
Associated Members: 525 farmers
Production Surface: 550 ha (approx.)
4 Packaging Plants: Carchuna, Albuñol, Puntalón, Vélez de Benaudalla.
Granada La Palma SCA is located in the Granada province in the southeast of Spain. Its main activity is focused on the production and selling of fresh fruits and vegetables. Its main products are cherry tomatoes, cucumbers and other tomato specialties.
La Palma is the largest producer in the world of cherry tomatoes and other tomato specialties. The main markets are those in the European Union, especially the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain.
Year round production. We take advantage of the climatic diversity of the Granada province. We cultivate year round to supply our clients with quantity and quality.
La Palma is comprised of a group of professional farmers and currently has its production completely certified according to the highest standards in the sector (EUREPGAP, BRC, ISO, HACCP, etc.) to guarantee the supply of healthy and safe fruits and vegetables. On the other hand the company is a pioneer in the use of an innovative radio frequency (RFID) system applied to the traceability.
Complete reinvestment of profits. Since 1982 this policy has enabled a great rythym of growth and updating of the production means to the most modern techniques and technologies available.