CITRUSALGE, the citrus fruits producers’ organisation, was founded in 1996 to meet the needs of a group of farmers, with the purpose of concentrating production and planning it in order to improve yields. Since then and up to the present day, we have been growing both in terms of the number of associates and the surface area dedicated to crops, always under the same premise, namely quality first. It has a Quality Department, dedicated to advising on crops and supervising the productions of our partners.
By Administrative Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of the Generalitat Valenciana, dated August 7, 1996, it was recognised as a Citrus Fruits Producers Organisation (O.P.C.), in accordance with R (EEC) 1035/72 of the Council dated 18 May and Royal Decree 1.101/86 dated 6 June.
Recognised as a Spanish Fruit and Vegetable Producer Organisation in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) 2200/96 dated 28 October, on 3 July 1998 by Administrative Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of the Generalitat Valenciana.
Recognised by administrative decision of the Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Production dated 19/02/1999, definitively as a Spanish Fruit and Vegetable Producer Organisation in category V Citrus Fruits, with the date of recognition being the 3/07/1998.
Recognised as a Spanish Fruit and Vegetable Producer Organisation on a national level, in accordance with Article 11 of Council Regulation (EC) 2200/96 dated 28th October and Ministerial Order dated 30th April 1997 for category I (Fruit and Vegetables). Registered in the Spanish Registry of Fruit and Vegetable Producer Organisations for product category V (Citrus Fruits), under registration number 528, by Administrative Decision of the Directorate-General for Agriculture dated 24/10/2000.
The IFS (International Food Standard) is a food safety system developed by German retail distribution and French distribution (wholesalers and retailers), and accepted by Dutch and Italian distribution.
The BRC standards are intended not only for food organisations, but also for organisations that produce packaging materials for food purposes. BRC (British Retail Consortium) brings together most of the trade organisations operating in the UK, including food vendors.
The Global GRASP module, which belongs to the Global GAP certificate, ensures that Albenfruit, a citrus fruit expert, complies with good social practices with regard to the well-being and safety of its employees.
GLOBALGAP (originally EUREPGAP) is a private body that establishes voluntary standards through which agricultural products can be certified all over the world. The purpose is to establish a single Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) standard, applicable to different products and with the capacity to include the entirety of agricultural production.