In the Southern Hemisphere, the Valencian company is now trading in South Africa under the Citrosol South Africa PTY (LTD)
In the southern cone of the African continent Citrosol has already seen substantial penetration in zones such as Port Elisabeth (Sunday’s River Valley), Citrusdal and in more northern areas (Limpopo and Mpumalanga). Since 2007 the company has been offering its services in South Africa both directly and through local distributors, but now we are further strengthening our position with our own local offices and logistics warehouse.
The South African subsidiary is the first Citrosol has opened abroad; although we have a wide presence in the global market through our rich distribution network. The Citrosol brand is present today in Italy, France, Croatia, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Morocco, Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Australia, Gambia, Pakistan, Thailand, India, Iran, Israel and, in the near future, in the United States, Uruguay and Mexico.
“Our products and the service that accompanies them are being increasingly recognized in international markets” explained the company’s CEO and Scientific Director, Benito Orihuel, “the Citrosol brand has earned the respect of the professionals within our sector because our Post-Harvest solutions provide the customer with verifiable results.”
Citrosol‘s constant growth in sales over the last five years runs in parallel with our generation of employment and our investment in R&D. The workforce has grown from 51 workers at the beginning of the decade, in 2010, to 82 today. “It is also noteworthy that 20% of our workers are within our research and development areas, which reinforces the genuine importance we place on R&D”, stressed Benito Orihuel.
Citrosol posee en su organigrama áreas de especialización en Biología y Tecnología poscosecha, Electromecánica e Ingeniería, Gestión de Calidad, Química o Microbiología, lo que avala el concepto de doctores en poscosecha tanto en laboratorio como en campo.