70 members in our year of foundation
8 packaging warehouses
180 ettari coltivati
180 cultivated hectares
60,000 tons of potential processing capacity
We are the partners of Kiwi Passion
a group born from a collaboration among Italian and European companies wishing to protect, develop and market a range of premium fruits in terms of taste and quality.
Our red and yellow flesh varieties have been selected to provide a sensory experience in step with the new market trends in the kiwi sector.
The Neapoli-Agrinio Agricultural Cooperative is a pioneering company in the field of processing and standardization of white and green asparagus and kiwi.In 1998, 24 people formed an association of asparagus producers, with a shared vision and concern for their crops, which led to the establishment of the AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE.
Today the cooperative has 70 members who mainly grow asparagus and kiwi. Being a cooperative organization, the main objective of the Neapoli-Agrinio Agricultural Cooperative is not only to commercially enhance the products grown by its members, but also to preserve the high quality of the products themselves.
Fruits de Ponent is an agricultural cooperative whose foundations are supported by its partners, who, over the years, from generation to generation, have cultivated the cooperative principles of internal democracy, transparent administration, independent decision-making, community education and training, cooperation and charity.
Made up of four first degree cooperatives (Camp d’Alcarràs i Secció de Crèdit, Agrària Progressiva Benavent-La Portella, Ramell and Agrària del Llobregós), Fruits de Ponent, as such, was born as a second degree cooperative in 1992 and became a cooperative group in 2020.
Today it is a company in the food sector that produces healthy foods such as fresh fruit, extra virgin olive oil, almonds, cereals and processed foods such as fruit juices and syrups.
HELIANDE was created in 1998 by a group of growers who wanted to put the quality of the fruit first, in terms of quality and taste. Since then the company has developed its reputation, especially through the LABEL ROUGE KIWI and the IGP KIWI DE L’ADOUR, which is the result of rigorous and high-level production processes.
The company’s participation in the consortium allows us to continue our growth by offering our members the opportunity to grow a high quality red kiwi.
Control over the supply chain from field to table
Kiwi Passion™ ensures product traceability and careful controls throughout the supply chain, from the selection of the best plants in the nurseries to the distribution, including processing, storage, packaging, transport and storage.
Our rule is to produce the best without compromising on quality.
A rigorous set of rules shared by all our members governs each single phase of the supply chain with constant controls of our fruits, ensuring consumers high standards of quality and food safety.
The best conditions and an expert always on hand.
The Kiwi Passion™ technical staff select the best areas and check the ideal climate conditions for growing our varieties, ensuring the best results in terms of productivity and quality of the fruits.
In each single phase of production, from setting up the system to the final harvesting, our member growers can count on the support and know-how of our expert agronomists.
Shelf life starts in the fields
Kiwi Passion™ fruits are stored using the best techniques that are currently available, keeping the cold chain always consistent in all phases of storage and transportation.
Each phase is carefully planned to keep the fruit’s temperature and quality at a constant level, so as to ensure unaltered taste and the longest possible shelf life.
The difference also lies in the packaging
Our kiwis are packed and marketed only by members of the Kiwi Passion™ Consortium following a rigorous quality protocol. We pay special attention to environmental issues and are always searching for innovative, environmentally sustainable solutions, which are always partially or fully compostable.
Our packaging is carefully designed down to the smallest detail, so as to be visually appealing, functional and able to ensure unaltered quality during storage and transportation.
Good for us, good for the planet
Our respect for the Earth grows along with our fruits and stays with them throughout the entire process. We are careful to minimise the impact of our actions on the environment and to promote a responsible behaviour, in line with global trends and consumer expectations.
In our eyes, acting sustainably means growing only top-quality, healthy and nutritious fruits, optimising the use of water and energy resources also through innovation. A commitment that we keep by supporting our growers’ businesses and nurturing their growth together with that of their fruits.
Standards are part of our commitment
The growers and packing facilities that are members of Kiwi Passion™ are required to comply with the highest standards of quality and food safety, and to obtain product and process certificates issued by international bodies recognised all over the world.
GlobalGAP Certification to guarantee the use of safe and sustainable growing methods
Standard – Food e IFS Food standard
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a growing family