We are a group of people that work in agroindustrial activities, focusing in thegrowth, harvesting, processing and exportation of hearts of palm. We carefully select and collect our own hearts of palm seeds respecting the highest standards of sustainable management and following strict processes that guarantee the prevention of environmental damage.
Our Processing Plant
Our processing plant is located next to our hearts of palm plantations, with this we guarantee the quality and freshness of our final products since our raw material does not need to be transported for long distances from its origin site to the place where it will be processed and packed.
We count with the next international certifications that assure the quality within our processes and final products: IFS 6 Version “higher rate” and HACCP, both documents issued by Ecocert. We also have obtained the Koshers and BASC certificates (security certiﬁcate) Award Pyme 2014.
PROTROPIC Ltd. Co. (Tropical Products) – HISTORY
Our History, Strengths and Social Mission
Near 80% of the raw material we use comes from local partner and associated farms, which makes it possible to manage in a firsthand basis each stage of the production, from the soil and seed selection in the trees´nursery to the harvesting and processing of the final product, fulfilling each phase with the necessary quality, continuity and quantity in order to satisfy our costumers requirements. From all the elements from our project, the most important factor are the employees; for whom we also strictly observe all the labor laws and regulations that ensure their wellness.
We donate part of the organic wastes to the local communities’ inhabitants to be used in the development of farming, poultry farming, cattle raising and for the preparation of organic fertilizers program that is guided by the Pichincha prefecture. Nowadays Protropic Ltd. Co. exports to more than 10 countries and is recognized by its high quality palmetto and the professionalism it works with in each of its processes.
Protropic farms location
Puerto Quito Ecuador
IFS Version 6 International Certification “higher rate” (Ecocert)
HACCP International Certification (Ecocert)
KOSHERS International Certification
BASC International Certification
Develop and market quality products to meet the demands of the market, using all our resources in a sustainable and efficient way.
To be a company recognized globally for its quality and professionalism, as well as for its interest in developing the quality of life of its community and caring for the environment.
PROTROPIC Cía. Ltda. (PRODUCTOS TROPICALES), an agribusiness company dedicated to the Development, Conservation and Sale of Canned Fruits and Palmitos; Committed to Quality, Safety and Health at Work, Integral Safety, Social and Environmental Responsibility, Optimization of the use of Resources, Ethics and Legality, determines the following:
The company will commit the necessary funds to implement and maintain new technologies, current legal technical regulations, customer standards, standards from the different countries where its products arrive and regulations adopted from other entities.
Its action plan is to prevent accidents and diseases, harm due to the safety or quality of the products; loss of resources, crimes such as drug trafficking, money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, bribery, fraud, industrial theft, lawsuits, sabotage and more illicit; paralyzes and hostility; avoid environmental remediations and emergency situations and crises.
The commitment is to identify, quantify, reduce or eliminate risks, continually achieve and improve safe and healthy working conditions, satisfy the client by offering products with added value, healthy and clean quality, constantly improve integral safety, ensure that activities Be sustainable and sustainable.
The beneficiaries and main participants are their workers, shareholders, suppliers, contractors, customers, community, state and other related parties.
The purpose is to favor the maintenance, continuity, taxation, human and community development, protection of the environment and the usefulness of the business and general satisfaction.