Salix Fruits continues to grow and opens a new office in Spain

The leading company in the import and export of fresh fruits announced the opening of its office in Valencia, aiming to grow in Spain as a global supplier of fresh fruit.
Martín Pedraza will lead the operations in the Iberian country.

Salix Fruits, the leading company in the import and export of fresh fruits, continues its global expansion and announces the opening of its office in Valencia, Spain.

With this landing, Salix Fruits bets on this strategic origin for the global supply of fresh fruits, in order to supply the growing demand of its markets. In this way, the company increases its presence to 8 locations in the world to be closer to its suppliers and customers.

Martín Pedraza, a specialist in Foreign Trade, will lead the Spanish team. His professional experience in product developments for the Argentine and Chilean citrus industry makes him the ideal person to expand the business and develop long-term relationships with growers in Europe, Morocco, and Egypt.

“We are happy to continue growing in this pandemic context that does not seem to end”, says Alejandro Moralejo, CEO of Salix Fruits, and comments: “Developing this region to supply the global markets we serve, is a long-awaited wish that we are fulfilling today, and adding a professional like Martín Pedraza to this new office isthe push we needed to achieve the challenge of turning Spain into one of the most important countries of origin for our company”

Salix partner and CFO, Daniel Calvo, trusts that this development will support the growth plan designed by the company, and expects to add another 300 containers in the next 3 years, to the current supply of 2,500 containers yearly, that the company has.

About Salix

Salix is a global import-export company of fresh fruit, an American Company based in Atlanta. It also has offices in Philadelphia, Chicago, South Africa and Argentina. The firm has more than 15 years of experience in the fresh fruit business. Recently added a new business unit, processed foods.

Salix has a wide portfolio of over 25 produce items, but focuses on apples, lemons, oranges, tangerines, pears and grapes. The company works with more than 80 loyal growers in 18 countries, and 400 customers in 57 countries.

Salix was founded in 2013 by Juan González Pita and Luis Elortondo.