Grupo Luís Vicente
History

History

1967

1967

Beginning of production and distribution of Rocha Pear from the region of Torres Vedras.

1969

1969

Acquisition of a point of sale at the market “Mercado do Rego”,  in Lisbon.

1974

1974

Construction of the 1st Warehouse in Freixofeira – Torres Vedras.

1984

1984

Expansion of a branch in Terceira Island – Azores.

1987

1987

Constitution of the company Luis Vicente, Lda; beginning of the distribution of tropical fruits.

1990

1990

Construction of the main warehouse of Luis Vicente (Headquarters) in Freixofeira.

1997

1997

Constitution of Globalfrut, Produção e Comercialização de Frutas, Lda.

1999

1999

Acquisition of a Fruit Centre in Sobral da Lourinhã.

1999

1999

Start of the production project at Herdade de Penique in Ferreira do Alentejo – Sunfruit.

2000

2000

Acquisition of 2 point of sales at the MARL  (Supply market in the Lisbon region).

2004

2004

Modification of Luis Vicente Lda. to Luis Vicente, SA.

2005

2005

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP); Company’s Organizational Restructuring.

2005

2005

Recognition of Globalfrut SA as a Producer’s Organization.

2006

2006

Launch of the fresh cut line of Fruits – with the brand 80g – creation of Nuvi Fruits company.

2007

2007

Launch of the Plump brand at the Berlin fair; Internationalization of production; Creation of Plump Brasil and Plump Costa Rica.

2008

2008

Creation of Plump España and Plump Fruits BV (The Netherlands).

2009

2009

Global Standard Certification for Food Safety – BRC – Sobral Platform.

2010

2010

Creation of Plump Angola.

2012

2012

Start-up of vegetables production in Angola – creation of Nuviagro.

2013

2013

Strengthening of the investment in National Production; IFS Food Certification (Sobral Platform).

2014

2014

Start of the fruit dehydration activity with expansion of the Nuvi Fruits factory; Launch of the Frubis brand.

2014

2014

IFS Food Certification – Nuvi Fruits

2015

2015

BRC Certification – Nuvi Fruits.

2017

2017

IFS Food Certification – Luis Vicente, S.A.; IFS Broker – Plump Fruits.

 

2018

2018

GlobalGAP CoC Certification – Luis Vicente, SA and Globalfrut.

2018

2018

Expansion of a branch in the island of Madeira.

2018

2018

Acquisition of the company Abrunhoeste SA.