From the rating of the main Andalusian export companies, compiled by Business magazine Andalusia Economic, clearly demonstrates the importance of the fresh produce sector in the province of Almería to the economy of the southern region of Spain.
In the list, published in Seville on Tuesday, July 13, the producers’ association Unica ranks 12th with a revenue of 400 million euros outside the Spanish borders, mainly in Germany, France, Poland, Austria and Scandinavia.
Agroponiente in nineteenth place. The company’s exports of El Ejido amounted to €240 million and were realized in Germany, Poland, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Italy and the United Kingdom.
With a turnover of 180 million euros abroad, Murgiverde took 25th place in the ranking. The company sells peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes and zucchini.
Vicasol ranks 26 with an export of 170 million euros and just below FJ Sánchez Sucesores, a company that specializes in the production and marketing of olives, olive oil, capers and cucumbers that are exported to five continents and generated sales of €169 million there in 2020.
La Unión, a company from El Ejido, ranks 29th with exports of 159 million euros in fiscal year 2020. It grows and exports mainly cucumbers, peppers, zucchini and eggplant.