Fripozo starts work on its new production centre with an investment of 41 million euros
The start-up will lead to the creation of 70 new jobs
The facilities are expected to be operative around the middle of 2020 and will increase the productive capacity of the company by 175 per cent
The quick-frozen foodstuffs company has just started construction work on its new production centre, which is expected to be finished around he middle of 2020, with an investment of 41 million euros and the creation of 70 new jobs.
The new facilities are located in the growing industrial area in Torres de Cotillas, in the Region of Murcia, and the productive capacity of the company will increase by 175 per cent exceeding 44,000 tonnes annually. The centre will have six food solution production lines which are to incorporate cutting edge technology. The floor has a built surface area of 35,000 m2 on a plot of land measuring 200,000 m2.
It has been 30 years since Fripozo was founded and the company is making a firm bid for growth and guaranteeing its future, making it a benchmark in the production of food solutions on a European scale.
The creation of 70 new Jobs means a net increase in employment of over 10 per cent; given that the company’s current team comprises 600 people.
This investment is the first part of a project divided into two phases: The second part will be in the medium term and will culminate with the relocation of the company to the new premises.
The main strengths of this organisation are constant innovation together with their philosophy of continuous improvement aimed at giving a better response to the needs of its public made up of customers and consumers, thanks to a range of food solutions which allow them to save time in the kitchen.
The company serves modern distribution and the catering industry, traditional as well as organised, within its main national channels to which it has incorporated an emerging but powerful international market.
Fripozo is part of the Grupo Fuertes holding company, one of the most important agro-food groups in Europe.