• Acquisition of the Valentina plantation in Ecuador: 550 ha of useful surface area, comprising 150 ha of bananas already in production. The plantation is located in the Santa Elena region, 60 km from Guayaquil, in an area conducive to organic agriculture.
  • Acquisition of a majority shareholding in the United Fresh Services ripening facility in the Netherlands: UFS is located in the north of the Netherlands and covers 3,200 m2, has 32 rooms with a capacity of 41,472 packages/week, 7 days a week. A 17-room extension is under construction.