With an international presence in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Mexico and 80 years of experience in the sector, the Orsero Group is the leading importer and distributor of fresh fruits and vegetables in Mediterranean Europe.
In 2019, the group achieved sales worth one thousand million euro marketing more than 750,000 tons of fruits and vegetables, thanks to an extensive network of more than 1,500 suppliers carefully selected from the main production areas in the world. The group has a wide range of more than 300 references, and its main products are bananas and pineapples, with a total of 15 million boxes imported each year.
The Group manages the entire process of fresh fruits and vegetables: supply, shipping, ripening, distribution, and marketing.
The attention to the quality of the products is the cornerstone of the Group's philosophy, which allowed it to create the F.lli Orsero brand; thanks to the management and control of the entire sector: from production to arrival at the point of sale.
The brand is used to market bananas, pineapples, apples, pears, and a full range of exotic fruits and vegetables.
Recently, F.lli Orsero has also launched a new line of chopped fruit, handcrafted and ready to eat, and a rich range of fresh juices and smoothies, made using HPP technology.
Orsero SpA is listed on the MTA (Telematic Share Market) - STAR segment - and is managed by Borsa Italiana SpA. For information on the Group's investors and organizational structure, visit the institutional website: www.orserogroup.it
A thank you to everyone in this difficult moment
In the current emergency situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Group wishes to share with FreshPlaza readers and with all the professional operators of the fruit and vegetable chain its profound appreciation of its employees, partners, and customers via the following letter:
The Orsero Group in numbers:
The turnover for 2019 exceeded one thousand million euro (specifically, net sales amounted to about 1,005.7 million euro), nearly 928 million euro of which are generated by the Distribution segment (2019 data)
The Group has about 1,500 employees
+35,000 pallets of total storage capacity
+165,000 m² of total workspaces
25 warehouses for storage and mobilization of products
22 ripening centers in Europe
26 pavilions in the main European fruit and vegetable markets
5 centers for the production of IV range (4 in Italy and 1 in Spain) with a total of 4,000 m² of productive spaces
4 reefer ships of their own that transport around 500,000 pallets each year