• About Us

    San Juan AgroExport is a family farming company founded in 1985 by the brothers Tulio García Morales and Víctor Hugo García Morales.

    Taking advantage of exports increase, in 1992, was decided to re locate the facilities to the actual location.

    Mission: We produce, process and sell competitive farm products of excellent quality, in an honest and responsible way guaranteeing the satisfaction of customers, producers, suppliers, collaborators and shareholders; in a framework of loyalty, respect and sustainability.

     

    Vision: Consolidate leadership as a Guatemalan company that produces, processes and sells farm products in the United States and European markets.

    As part of our philosophy we know the importance of seeking the common good of the community and society. To contribute to this we are governed by the following values:

    OUR PRODUCTS

    OUR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    We are a company founded in 1985 located in San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala. We work with groups of farmers who base their economy on agriculture, additionally, they use part of the land to plant corn and beans for family food and nutrition security. The main crops of San Juan Agroexport are: Snow Peas, Sugar Snap and French Green Beans.

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    OUR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    Our success depends on an effective and efficient relationship with our clients and with our collaborators.

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    We promote the protection of the environment through integrated agricultural practices, such as better use of chemicals, crop rotation and proper waste management.

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    We believe and trust that the path to a better nation is to bet on education so we have three programs:

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    OUR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    We strive to promote the socio-economic development of the country in a responsible and sustainable way.

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    OUR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    Currently there are two health programs for the benefit of the San Juan AgroExport team.

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    Safety and Quality

    NEWS

    The value of a certified product

    It is common that today we witness an infinity of foods, it is not new that the food industry has grown in an alarming way. This shows us that every time we have to take much greater care in terms of the food we consume, for this it is necessary that we know in a general way the type of certifications that a product can have, and how to recognize it.

    A certified product generates confidence in consumers and in the market where it has participation. These products allow the consumer to comply with the quality standards and make quick and effective decisions in favor of the certified product.

    Certified products gain image in both national and international markets, resulting in:

    • Greater acceptance and promotion of new products in the markets;

    • Increase the image and reputation of the manufacturer;

    • Generate information that can be used for internal improvement;

    • Expand the scope of the internal / external market;

    • Demonstrate transparency and credibility to your clients;

    • Maintain its products as pioneers in the market;

    Importance of labeling

    As we mentioned in previous articles, an important way to know a certified product is that it is correctly identified on the packaging, taking care that this is not some imitation, which may affect the integrity of the consumer.

    In a general way, we summarize the certifications that San Juan Agroexport has.

    Kosher: The Hebrew word "Kosher" means apt, suitable or convenient. Kosher foods are foods that are subject to the Bible and belong to the classic Jewish diet.

    USDA Organic: It is the official certification that indicates that the product that is being consumed is totally organic, therefore, the vending companies are totally ecological.

    Nurture: It is an independent scheme, belonging to the Tesco chain, it allows to know that the company is environmentally healthy.

    BRC: The BRCGS Standard is a certification program recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI).

    It is necessary that, as end customers, we be demanding and meticulous in terms of the food we eat, this not only ensures that we are eating healthy food, but also ensures that our family will consume quality products, free of toxins; San Juan Agroexport has among its high standards the management of certifications that give its customers confidence, quality, and above all security that they consume fresh products from our farms at your table. That is why #WeAreSanJuan.

    Healthy eating at New Year Eve parties

    Food is the basis of a healthy life, this process consists of transferring the necessary nutrients to our body, however, at the end of the year, many times we lose the standard of it by exceeding in some foods that do not contribute to our correct metabolism; this time we will see some suggestions to have a healthy diet in these end of the year parties.

    Consider the types of meat to consume: Preferably choose lean meats, white meat and fish; These types of meats are low in fat and will contribute to our diet.

    Eat your food slowly: If you eat slowly, you will feel more full, in addition to enjoying more time at the table with your friends and loved ones.

    Avoid fat at all costs: High-fat foods, cakes, candies, sugary drinks, avoid excess simple carbohydrates, such as bread, and sugars, in desserts.

    Respect your meal schedules: Do not alter your meal schedules, if you attend Christmas dinners, eat a healthy snack before arriving so you do not eat abundantly.

    Choose healthy side dishes: Prefer side salads in your festive meal times, if they will eat desserts, choose those that are fruit-based.

    Do moderate physical activity: In this case, it is not necessary to do physical work that demands extreme strength. Activities like going for a walk and riding a bike are enough.

    New Year's resolution: exercise: Make it a priority to lose weight through exercise, with this you can reduce the impact of some effects of the end of the year diet.

    Always remember to include in your daily diet at least 5 fruits or vegetables, with this you will contribute to your health in a remarkable way, our green vegetables harvested with the highest quality provide the vitamins and nutrients you need in your day to day, remember that for that and more #WeAreSanJuan.

    Product labelling in San Juan Agroexport

    There are many ways in which quality is developed within a company, from a preliminary approach we can talk about the production processes, internal quality controls, and the final product as such, however, within all that logistics there are others procedures that allow us to ensure that we deliver the quality of our products from our farms to your table, today we will learn about one of them: packaging.

    Importance of packaging in products

    Packaging is the means where the products reach the final consumer, therefore, it is necessary that during the journey these products are maintained with the quality and freshness that characterizes them so that our customers can enjoy delicious green, fresh and quality vegetables. .

    The packaging that preserves the quality of the products must have at least 4 important factors:

    Protection: The packaging protects the physical integrity of the vegetables. At San Juan Agroexport we are committed to presenting our products for their aesthetics, texture and size to provide you with the best experience.

    Each package is developed based on the needs of our customers, we have packaging for retail, food service, wholesalers market, among others.

    Hygiene: The packaging helps the products to be preserved in an environment free of bacteria and sources of contamination, in this way San Juan Agroexport takes care of your health and that of your family by providing green vegetables to maintain your healthy lifestyle.

    Standardization: Our packaging has high standards and certifications that assure us that our products will arrive with the quality that characterizes us, we have national and foreign suppliers that have developed ideal technology for the creation of packaging that fully insures our vegetables and is friendly to the environment, as part of our sustainability commitment to our nation and the planet.

    Freshness: Another characteristic of the packages is their ability to maintain the freshness of the products, these packages contribute to extend the useful life of the products, the packages used by San Juan Agroexport maintain the freshness that characterizes our vegetables, with this we ensure that you taste vegetables as fresh as when they are harvested from our crops.

    Product labeling

    Another important point that is presented on the packaging is the labeling, where you will find very important information in reference to the nutritional contributions of the products.

    Our labeling complies with the rules of the Food Labeling Guide of the FDA, USDA and other laws that govern the different destination markets of our vegetables, when there are modifications to the legislation, we immediately replace the new versions, always respecting the international standards of this item.

    Our firm commitment is to deliver the best products from Guatemala to the world, that is why we take the pertinent care with each process that involves bringing quality to you with the importance it deserves, that is #WeAreSanJuan.

    Blog Product labelling in San Juan Agroexport

    There are many ways in which quality is developed within a company, from a preliminary approach we can talk about the production processes, internal quality controls, and the final product as such, however, within all that logistics there are others procedures that allow us to ensure that we deliver the quality of our products from our farms to your table, today we will learn about one of them: packaging.

    Importance of packaging in products

    Packaging is the means where the products reach the final consumer, therefore, it is necessary that during the journey these products are maintained with the quality and freshness that characterizes them so that our customers can enjoy delicious green, fresh and quality vegetables. .

    The packaging that preserves the quality of the products must have at least 4 important factors:

    Protection: The packaging protects the physical integrity of the vegetables. At San Juan Agroexport we are committed to presenting our products for their aesthetics, texture and size to provide you with the best experience.

    Each package is developed based on the needs of our customers, we have packaging for retail, food service, wholesalers market, among others.

    Hygiene: The packaging helps the products to be preserved in an environment free of bacteria and sources of contamination, in this way San Juan Agroexport takes care of your health and that of your family by providing green vegetables to maintain your healthy lifestyle.

    Standardization: Our packaging has high standards and certifications that assure us that our products will arrive with the quality that characterizes us, we have national and foreign suppliers that have developed ideal technology for the creation of packaging that fully insures our vegetables and is friendly to the environment, as part of our sustainability commitment to our nation and the planet.

    Freshness: Another characteristic of the packages is their ability to maintain the freshness of the products, these packages contribute to extend the useful life of the products, the packages used by San Juan Agroexport maintain the freshness that characterizes our vegetables, with this we ensure that you taste vegetables as fresh as when they are harvested from our crops.

    Product labeling

    Another important point that is presented on the packaging is the labeling, where you will find very important information in reference to the nutritional contributions of the products.

    Our labeling complies with the rules of the Food Labeling Guide of the FDA, USDA and other laws that govern the different destination markets of our vegetables, when there are modifications to the legislation, we immediately replace the new versions, always respecting the international standards of this item.

    Our firm commitment is to deliver the best products from Guatemala to the world, that is why we take the pertinent care with each process that involves bringing quality to you with the importance it deserves, that is #WeAreSanJuan.

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