The ESADE Alumni Family Business Club is pleased to invite you to a guided tour of Agromillora.
Agromillora, a Catalan multinational based in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, was founded in 1986. They invented and developed efficient, high density systems for olive plantations and subsequently other crops such as almond (more efficient and sustainable crops), and now provide high-tech plant reproduction services for the agricultural industry. The firm has enjoyed steady growth.
Agromillora has contributed considerably to the modernisation and industrialisation of agriculture:
1) Application of large-scale, in-vitro cloning.
2) Development of extremely high density, fully mechanised cultivation techniques enabling more effective production and lower water consumption.
3) Innovation in industrial tree nursery production and in pest control and quality standards.
The group is a global leader in the in-vitro production of fruit trees and other woody species (prunus, olive, citrus, berries, ...). Sales in 2019 are forecast to hit €90m with more than 2,000 direct employees.
The only major multinational in this industry operating on the five continents with 12 production centres: USA (3), Australia, Morocco, Tunisia, Chile, Brazil, Spain (2), Turkey and Jordania. Some 628,000 m2 of tree nurseries delivering more than 80 million plants per year. Established in 25 countries with 11 branches and 9 laboratories around the world.
With the largest in-vitro laboratory in Europe and the most avant-garde technology in the industry, Agromillora offers farmers a cutting-edge product enabling high-tech plantation management and maximum crop returns.
Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the world’s number 1 tree nursery company, an international benchmark in the production and sales of woody species.
11.00 Meet and greet at meeting point: Bodegas Sumarroca. Crta de Sant Sadurní a Gelida km 15. 08739 Subirats, Barcelona
11.15 Presentation of the company by Carles Sumarroca Coixet, founder, and Carles Sumarroca Claverol, president of Agromillora.
12.00 Guided tour of production facilities.
14.00 Lunch and talk at Agromillora
Limited and exclusive places for ESADE Alumni members.
See you there!
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