Rosegar supplies 25,000 tons of lemons the sustainable way
Family-run Rosegar markets about 50% of its production in Germany, 25% in France, and 15% in Austria, while Canada and the Czech Republic are among the growing markets. The firm supplies about 25,000 tons of lemons each year, 7,000 tons of oranges, 2,000 tons of organic lemons, 2,000 tons of clementines, 4,000 tons of peppers and 7,000 tons of watermelon. It also produces 1,000 tons of the Star Rubi and Double Red varieties of grapefruit from November to April. “Our goal is to be 100% self-sufficient in production, increase our supply of organic products and improve our sustainability,” said Jose Antonio Rosero, manager and partner. Rosegar is GLOBALG.A.P., Bio and IFS certified, and is also implementing BRC. The company has increased its investments in sustainability, covering all of its warehouses with solar panels and purchasing a new fleet of trucks with the Euro6 standard.