Agroberries, a leading, vertically integrated producer and marketer of berries, with a best-in-class portfolio of proprietary and exclusive berry genetic varieties, acquired a minority stake in our EMEA and APAC businesses.
The transaction will provide us with a solid foundation for growth with a diversified global footprint spanning across the entire value chain.
Our largest shareholder Argent, who supported our growth since we were founded, has welcomed Agroberries' investment and is excited about this next phase of growth.
Jorge Varela, Co-Founder and CEO of Agroberries, highlighted: “I’m excited about the possibilities arising from this investment; it will enhance our global reach and broaden our exposure across berry categories.”
Adam Olins, Founder and CEO of BerryWorld added: “Our respective organisations share common values, culture and a commitment to sustainability, and we are confident about the possibilities that Agroberries’ investment opens for our growers and customers, in a constantly evolving market environment”.
Founded in 1996, Agroberries is a leading vertically integrated producer, marketer, and global distributor of fresh berries, catering year-round to a blue-chip customer base of leading retailers throughout the world. With headquarters in Chile, and marketing companies in the United States and The Netherlands, the company offers a competitive and top-quality supply of both conventional and organic berries.
Agroberries is a globally recognized leader and pioneer in berry production, harvest, and packing techniques. Agroberries owns farms and state-of-the-art packing facilities in both hemispheres and has a strong network of strategic alliances with trusted partners globally. The company’s owners, directly involved as part of the management team and deeply committed to reliability and product quality, have developed a well-established, controlled, and diversified berry business platform.