Verfrut was founded in 1996 by its owner and current president of the company Romano Vercellino who started as a small grower in Central Chile. Today, more than 30 years later, the VERFRUT GROUP is made up of 5 related companies, with more than 4,300 hectares of orchards in production in Chile and more than 2,700 hectares in Peru which makes the company the largest individual fruit grower in Chile and the largest grape grower in Peru.
During the 2019/2020 season, Verfrut exported over 13 million cases of fresh fruit, equivalent to over 130,000 tons of fresh fruit.
In the next 2 years, Verfrut group will export over 190,000 tons of fresh fruit from its own orchards.
Chile and Peru
more are projecting to 2021
Over 130,000 tons of fresh fruit on
From South America
to the world.
Verfrut export to over
50 countries on five
FOREVER FRESH LLC (FF)
Is a joint venture between Verfrut and 2 other top Chilean Exporters.
Currently Forever Fresh has sales of more than US$50 million and is growing at a yearly rate of 20% with sales through US and Canada.
Is a partnership between Verfrut and Robinson Fresh Europe, established to act as Verfrut’s distribution company in Europe. Based in Holland, RV
Fresh markets Verfrut’s grapes, stone fruit, apples, pears, and kiwi fruit among a wide range of retailers and wholesalers in Northern, Central and Southern Europe. It also operates as Service Provider for a couple of direct programs Verfrut has with key European retailers.
UNITED CARGO COMPANY (UCC),
Founded in 2010 between Verfrut and 3 partners to negotiate as a shipping group when exporting worldwide. Today, with presence in Chile, Peru and Costa Rica, UCC has become one of the top Latin
Americas shipping group, operating more than 45,000 containers around the world.
TRANSPORTES VERMAR (VERMAR),
was founded in 2003 with the idea of covering Verfrut’s needs of fruit transportation. Today it has a ﬂeet of more than 30 trucks, and an extensive external truck fleet that allows Vermar to play a key role on Verfrut’s overall logistic operation.