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The company incorporated the mechanical harvest, strengthening its competitiveness.
Catamarca Nuts is a company
Lucci Group which has shown sustained growth in recent years
Years. Located in the town of Los Varelas, department of Ambato, Catamarca,
owns 215 hectares of walnut shard of which 140 hectares are productive and the
another 75 hectares contain young plants that will provide fruits in the future. Development
continuous alignment of its fields allow the 100
production plants by 2022, with an estimated production
1,300 tonnes of shelled nuts.
The experience in
production and excellence in the care of farms result in a
distinguished product on the market. The plants of Nueces de Catamarca stand out
because of its characteristics. Its variety is Chandler,
a good-sized nut, easy to break and white inside. This
variety is the most sought after in the world market, being very competitive
for regional economies.
Catamarca Nuts are highly technified. Have
management that is up to any project from another country producing
first level. In fact, Argentina ranks among the top 5
country’s walnut projects.
produced 340 tons of shelled walnut and, year after year, growth
company’s estimate is a 20. The success of Catamarca Nuts is due to
the interaction of the Primary Production, Packaging Maintenance
Citrusvil Commercial. Production
the main destination of walnuts is for the domestic market. Since 2017
exports to France and in 2018 exports to France began
Turkey, with good acceptance in international markets. “We look forward to
continue to grow in export, as we have a top product
very competitive quality in the world’s markets,” says Ing. Juan
Altamiranda, manager of Nueces de Catamarca.
The company counts
with the external advice of Chilean specialists, a country that has
a lot of experience in nogaliculture. It is comprehensive advice from
productive and commercially. This is necessary in the face of increased
production, which by next year will produce about 600 tons
walnut. “We have to develop the management of that production, the process
packaging and marketing. Not just thinking about a nut for the market
but also export,” explains Juan Altamiranda. To this end,
must work the technique with regard to production in certain gauge ranges
and in organic characteristics of the fruit, such as its color.
in its infancy, it was a rigorous project for Grupo Lucci, as it did not comply
expectations for investments. The technical and
the group’s commercial business thrived with the automation of processes and
openness to new markets, managing to boost productivity and
towards steady growth. The expertise of professionals
and the strategic view of the business directory positioned the
leadership in nut production and marketing. Today the company increases
their efforts for upcoming seasons with the vision focused on development
sustained and the positioning of their farms in the world.
Nueces de Catamarca conquers new markets, and is positioned internationally with a high quality product.