We have made our history, which led us to be a company with market representativeness and that sees opportunities and makes it happen!
Citrosuco is built.
Construction work begins on the Citrosuco factory in Matão, in the state of São Paulo
Citrosuco acquires its second factory in the city of Limeira, in the state of São Paulo.
Start of the construction of the activated sludge treatment system and the construction of the refrigerated chambers to store the juice in bulk at the Citrosuco plant in Matão.
Inauguration of the bulk juice loading and transport system, with the Ouro do Brasil vessel.
Shipping Unit in Santos undergoes its first major expansion in preparation for the bulk juice storage system. Fuel oil is replaced by biomass at the Matão plant.
Citrosuco starts the production and export of ready-to-drink juice (NFC), another expression of the technological pioneering spirit of the company.
The largest Brazilian agricultural partnership in the citrus farming industry is celebrated between the Grupo Fischer and Cia. Agrícola e Pastoril Fazenda Rio Pardo S/A. Besides, Fazenda Rio Pardo for citrus farming is created in the municipality of Iaras, in the state of São Paulo, with over 9,000 hectares of arable land for orange production.
The first seedling is planted at Fazenda Monte Verde, which was owned by Citrovita (Grupo Votorantim), in Itapetininga, in the state of São Paulo.
Citrovita is founded and the factory in Catanduva, in the state of São Paulo, is built.
Catanduva factory starts production. Activities begin at the office in Germany.
Citrovita Maritime Terminal in Antwerp (Belgium) starts operations.
Processing capacity at the Catanduva plant is doubled.
Citrovita acquires the factory in Matão and Água Branca farm.
Citrosuco’s fresh juice transport capacity is increased by 32,000 tons, with the acquisition of the Premium do Brasil vessel. Citrovita’s Agricultural Expansion Plan begins, with the acquisition of several farms.
Citrosuco purchases another processing unit, in Bebedouro, in the state of São Paulo. Citrovita acquires 100% of the bulk logistics system: Santos maritime terminal and the Southern Juice vessel. The operation of the maritime terminal in Australia begins.
Citrovita acquires and expands the plant in Araras, in the state of São Paulo.
Hot gas generators and boiler at the Catanduva plant are converted to biomass, with capacity for self-sufficiency and export of surplus electricity.
Citrovita and Citrosuco celebrate a partnership agreement to create the world’s largest producer of orange juice.
Citrosuco was conceived with the merger of the orange juice businesses of Grupo Fischer and Grupo Votorantim. It became a leading company in the orange juice industry, exporting to several countries and generating important foreign currencies for Brazil. The new company kept the name Citrosuco.
The company undergoes a process of capturing synergies, adjusting production units, adapting the maritime fleet, and investing in the quality of the orchards, in a conscientious and responsible movement, with a view to efficiency, competitiveness, and excellence in the operation.
The new Citrosuco celebrates its 5th anniversary.