The Company Policy strongholds are: modern technologies, clean and comfortable work environment, accurate suppliers selection, implementation of good operating practice rules, strict hygienic inspection for processing and products, qualified and motivated staff, versatility in terms of customer’s needs and guaranty of contract requirements.
The production process has been calibrated in order to reduce to minimum levels the environmental impact trough usage optimization of natural resources and current regulations compliance.
The plant is equipped for a citrus extraction capacity of 40mt per hour, also FMC “in line” technology makes possible to gain high quality juices and essential oils which are used in food and cosmetic market. Successive refinement, concentration and pulp removal processes are customizable for the customer’s needs. Juice preservation is obtained through special temperature controlled cold rooms, capable to storage more than 5.000.000 kg.
What We Process
Processing is only about the best Sicilian citrus that are Blood and Blond Oranges, Lemons, Mandarin and also equally renowned calabrian citrus as Bergamotto and Grapefruit. The gained products are: organic juice and concentrate, limpid or cloudy juice, cold or hot pressed essential oils, conventional or organic juice and essential oil, candied peel, dried peel for animal feeding and Bio-ethanol.
Product’s quality is secured through every processing phase by our expert Staff who is focused only on the product global screening, evaluating the incoming fruit’s organoleptic and chemical-physical characteristics. Our staff also secure that all procedures in production process are followed analyzing the gained products and checking 24/7 the goods storage. Production quality is furthermore guaranteed by HACCP certified system.
Agrumi-gel exports its own products in 5 continents; these products are used by the major beverages brand all around Europe. Also “Private-Label” have been attracted by the value for money of our products and consolidation of these relationships makes likely to find our products in many retailer stores. Agrumi-gel is known in North America but, due to the market hugeness, it has a strong growth potential. In Asia Agrumi-gel is well established particularly in Japan where it has close relationships with some major beverages companies. We are also expanding in China and Korea where we obtained and authorized supplier status with a competitive price advantage.
Our products are meant for beverages and cosmetic companies and thanks to implementation of our packaging department they are now meant to be for the final consumer.