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Fruit of the Pacific located their logistics centre in Marín (Pontevedra)


January 18, 2011

The company Pacific fruit, one of the main importers of bananas, banana and pineapple in the peninsular Northwest aspires to create its logistics center of distribution to the peninsula in Marín (Pontevedra). The firm, which discharges in the piers Tanagers of Marín an average of 80,000 tonnes a year, has initiated contacts with the Xunta de Galicia and the port authority to learn about the possibility of a concession in the Harbour to build a House of maturation and other accompanying facilities to a large complex of horticulture in this region.

If the project thrives, Marín concentrating at a single point the activity now, for lack of adequate facilities, carried out in premises of intermediaries in different parts of Spain and Portugal. The logistics centre not only would have as objective the distribution of products from Ecuador towards the large central market and the Peninsular supermarket chains.

The director of quality fruit of the Pacific, Romà Olivé, explained that the project includes the possibility of channelling through Marín weekly flow of export of fruits like pears and tomatoes and whose final destination would be England. Currently, the ship that moved the springs marinenses to download the content in the refrigerators of 'davimar' and moves to England, where this fruit company also operates.

The objective is to take advantage of the space that is free in the cellars for transporting the Peninsular products into England and perhaps also Hamburg, Germany, where also they work. Fruit of the Pacific began to operate in Marin three years ago when Fruport terminal closed in Vigo to the not be able to reach an agreement with the port authority for the renewal of its lease.