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History

History

Alara Agri Business, one of the world's largest producer and exporter of fresh cherries and figs, has become the global leader by revolutionizing agricultural practices and using advanced fruit processing technology. Alara products are distributed to major retailers in 22 countries across 5 continents. Alara works with the largest and selected growers and employs highly experienced and trained workers during the season.

Chronological History

1984

  • Started exporting fresh black figs.

1986

  • Alara is established

1992

  • Added cherries to the product portfolio

1995

  • Planted first alara cherry orchard

1996

  • Built first mobile hydro-cooler

1998

  • Built the central packing facility in Bursa

2003

  • Imported the cherry line from USA
  • Invested in Patagonia, Argentina to prolong the cherry supply up to 8 months of the year
  • Certified for globalgap for Alara orchards

2004

  • Certified Alara growers (PMO)

2006

  • Imported GP cherry line from Australia

2007

  • Imported the first optical / electronic fig packing line

2008

  • Become a part of the Univeg Group

2009

  • Risk Management Program for residues (Pre-Harvest Analysis Project)
  • Started using XSense for real time on-line temperature management during transport

2010

  • Designed the on-line real time QC system.

2013

  • Imported the first electronic cherry packing line (cherry vision-1)

2014

  • Imported the second and advanced optical fig packing line

2015

  • Become a member of The Farm Group
  • Gained the first Authorized Economic Operator Certificate (AEO) to ease custom clearance

2016

  • Imported the second and advanced electronic cherry packing line (cherry vision-2)
  • Started using SENSITECH temperature/location tracking technology for Logistics operations