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Agrocaribe celebrated World Wildlife Day with the support of the National Protected Areas Council -CONAP- and the Division for the Protection of Nature –DIPRONA-.

The activity...

The representative of the pope in Guatemala, Monsignor Nicolás Henry Denis Thévenin, visited the operations of Agrocaribe, which included the plantations, the processing plant,...
Agrocaribe met with its stakeholders and associate producers to identify needs for training courses in 2016 and explained the company’s Policy of Customary Law, among other topics....
Staff from Agrofrancia and Agrocaribe participated in the basic techniques workshop for inspection and clearance of forest fires, carried out by the National System for Prevention and Control...

Two of Agrocaribe’s palm oil mills -Extractora del Atlantico and Extractora La Francia- were OK Kosher- Pareve/Passover certified and are the only palm oil companies in...

As part of the strategic training and environmental education plan that Agrocaribe implements for its workers, this month 96 employees from administration, management, maintenance, laboratory and...

Extractora La Francia, Extractora del Atlántico, Agrocaribe and Agrofrancia subjected to public consultation their  local interpretation of the principles and criteria of the...

As part of Agrocaribe’s strategic training plan, 120 plant and office personnel participated in a risk awareness, BASC certification and human resources company policy workshop, with the aim...

The group Izabal Palm Producers Association (PAPI for its initials in Spanish) was successfully certified after a year of work and implementation of the Sustainable Agriculture Network (SAN)...

Agrocaribe’s field workers receive daily electrolytic drinks to stay hydrated. With the desire to provide better hydration and concerned for their welfare, Agrocaribe installed a modern...

Last week, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) representatives visited Agrocaribe’s operations after participating in the V RSPO Latin American Conference, held in Antigua Guatemala by...

In their effort for continuous improvement, Extractora del Atlántico and Extractora La Francia trained their plant personnel on the proper use of fire extinguishers and set up fire...

Agrocaribe is the fourth palm oil company in the world in having an Identity Preserved, that is, Agrocaribe guarantees full traceability from planting till shipment; this is the fifth company to...

Aiming to recognize the work done every year by its employees, Agrocaribe, recently held the fifth version of the 2014 Productivity Award, which recognizes and thanks the team for their good work...

Agrocaribe Corporation and the palm oil mill Extractora del Atlántico were certified again for another three years, according to the parameters of sustainable agriculture of Rainforest...

Agrocaribe Corporation has been certified again according to Unilever’s Code for Sustainable Agriculture, which allows it to be an authorized provider of this global company.

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Agrocaribe supported the Municipality of Morales with transport to collect trash and keep the area clean. He also collaborated with the repair of 400 meters from the road Cayuga, which was...
Agrocaribe contributed desks, chairs and blackboards to equip schools that lacked this furniture to give children a better place to attend classes.
 
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Agrocaribe toured entities of local governments and institutions, explaining the work of harvest and they knew how to field workers living in camps and visited the extraction plant, in order...
Agrocaribe organized a training for community leaders on civic values in which the presidents of 18 communities COCODE Morales and Puerto Barrios and included a dialogue with communities on...
Agrocaribe collaborated with more than 200 gallons of diesel to help with the repair of the main street in the community of Cerritos, since access has been limited by the deterioration of it...
Agrocaribe helps conserve water reservoir that supplies the community of Champona Inta through a reforestation project.
 
Agrocaribe thousand trees managed by...

Extractora La Francia is  implementing the 5 S Japanese Model that includes 5 principles: elimination, organization, cleanliness, standardization and discipline, in order to put them into...

Guatemala, August, 2013 Agrocaribe received in the premises of the company,  Rainforest Alliance's team, the main objective of the visit was to show them Agrocaribe’s agricultural...

In the IV RSPO Conference held in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, participated  investigators, technicians, investors, businessmen and palm sector producers; also Latin...

For Agrocaribe, ongoing improvement is strong again, as Agrofrancia , a corporate company, becomes the third palm oil company in Guatemala  to be certified by the standards of the Sustainable...

Agrocaribe participated in CentraRSE's National Forum:  "Sustainable Dialogue, Road to Development"  that proposed a dialogue mechanism to create relationships and...

Last year Agrocaribe contributed to the construction of embankments to prevent rivers from overflowing their riverbeds and flooding more than 16 communities. It has currently repaired 80 meters of...

For the fourth consecutive year, Agrocaribe held the annual productivity award, which recognizes business excellence and the work of its employees.  It is also used to commemorate the...

Agrocaribe participates in Agrequimas's  Campo Limpio program, where all the plastic containers for pesticides are recycled, with the aim of mitigating the environmental impact and avoid...

In Agrocaribe's facilities, where the field workers live, in response to their request   religious activities were carried out.  Agrocaribe helped in coordinating the...

In October last year, Agrocaribe contributed  Q100,000 to the municipality of Morales, Izabal, in building materials to finish the bridge Quebrada Grande and facilitate again the access to 14...

Agrocaribe organized an induction plan for its employees, which consisted on strengthening company policies, a guide for discipline and a video of Agrocaribe and Extractora del Atlántico...

Agrocaribe and Extractora del Atlántico donated desks to the schools of the communities of Tenedores Campamento, Sinaí, Buenos Aires and Media Luna from Morales and Puerto Barrios,...

Agrocaribe met the community leaders of Puerto Barrios and Morales, Izabal, with the objective of talking with them to give company information and find out about community projects.

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Generadora del Atlántico is part of  Agrocaribe's corporation, the operation of this new project is to generate clean energy through the installation of a steam plant...

Atlantic generating is part of the corporation Agrocaribe, the performance of this new project is to generate clean energy through the installation of a steam plant consists of a boiler...

Agrocaribe sponsored a course on  human resources for its administration team, given by the Training and Productivity Technical Institute (INTECAP for its initials in Spanish)- so that...

Agrocaribe helped repair  25 km of roads, that benefit five neighboring communities.  The repair of the road benefits the neighboring families, and allows them to have better access to...

The human resources department of Agrocaribe in a staff assembly announced the change from Asociación Solidarista to Cooperativa Copepalma...

To be able to make the classroom larger and give the children better conditions, the school of Tenedores Campamento, Morales, Izabal has been given support with building materials: bricks, and...

Agrocaribe is concerned about the safety of its employees, that is why it carried out a training for its field workers and technical department on "Responsible management and use of...

Agrocaribe trained 30 plant workers, technicians and nurses in first aid and emergency brigades to give them the necessary information to guarantee their welfare at work and at the same time, to...

Agrocaribe invited community leaders, government entities and local organizations to see the company's facilities, the plantations and the palm oil  milling process.

The tour...

Due to the problems of infant malnutrition detected by the Food and Nutritional Security Secretary -SESAN for its initials in Spanish-, MAGA has promoted the creation of family vegetable gardens...

Agrocaribe organizes sports and religious activities with the field workers that live in the farm camps, with the aim of promoting companionship and healthy recreation.

On November first,...

Agrocaribe contributed with the community of Tenedores Campamento in the elaboration of the community hall doors.  The hall is used for multiple uses and when the rains are too heavy, as...

The office of the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources-MARN-in Izabal organized a rally for submarine and land cleaning in Amatique Bay.  The participants of the activity...

Agrocaribe trained 30 plant workers, technicians and nurses, first aid and emergency crews to provide them with skills to ensure their welfare at work and in turn, form a team that can support...

For the second consecutive year, the art auction XNOX/BAM will take place, to benefit the Endowment Fund for Agricultural Development  of Guatemala in the school El Zamorano. It grants...

As part of  Agrocaribe's training program, 800 field, plant workers and administration staff  were trained on different company policies for the benefit of its employees.

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Agrocaribe cares about training its workers that is why a Business Management Course was organized so that workers can have a broader concept of the operations of an organization and the role that...

Izabal, Guatemala, July, 2012 Agrocaribe organized a course on responsible use and management of pesticides to protect crops, it was given by Agrequima to the workers of Agrocaribe.

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With the aim of facilitating the entrance for the sick and handicapped to the health center of Champona, Morales, Izabal and improve the infrastructure, eight ramps were built that will benefit...

Last week was held the recognition for productivity "Fernando Bolaños" in which fruit cutters, industry leaders, managers, foremen, staff and workers of the Atlantic Extractor...

Agrocaribe held the workshop "Dialogues in Action: a window to see Guatemala" through the civil association GuateÁmala, for 30 community leaders from Izabal, close to Agrocaribe...

We currently have a Clean Development Mechanism Project approved by the United Nations.  It consists in trapping the methane of the anaerobic lagoons, where organic particles obtained from...

Extractora del Atlantico, S.A. obtained the U-K Kosher Certificate, which facilitates having wider commercial range for the oil mill with the different sectors of the local and international...

Agrocaribe just finished building six thousand meters of an embankment that will benefit more than 250 families from flooding produced during the rainy season due to the overflow of the Motagua...

Agrocaribe obtained certification for its processing mill  Business Alliance for Secure CommerceBASC-, it is the first palm oil mill to be worldwide certified. ...

Guatemalan company  Agrocaribe is the first palm oil company worldwide to be certified with the standard Sustainable Agricultural Network seal   Rainforest Alliance Certified (SAN...

Agrocaribe and CONRED handed out accreditations as official members of COLRED, to all the community leaders and employees of the company that participated in the prevention of disasters.

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Agrocaribe through GuateÁmala, gave the workshop "Dialogues in Action: a window to see Guatemala" to 30 leaders from several neighboring communities of Agrocaribe. The objective...