Founded in 1963 Carmela Foods makes a complete line of excellent canned meats and pouches that please every member of the family. That is why it is the preferred brand among local consumers with more than 60% market share. Known in its beginnings as Century Packing the company began to produce chicken sausages in a plant of 16,000 square feet located in Caguas.
Since 2007, through the acquisition by CC1 Companies, the company became Carmela Foods, producing chicken sausages, chicken with pesto criollo, turkey and later the manufacture of low-sodium sausages begins. In addition, they import corned beef and jamonilla under the brand Carmela.
In 2010 Carmela Foods moves its operations to its current location, a new 100 thousand square foot modern plant located in the town of Las Piedras that produces over 100 direct jobs.
From here, the entire Carmela product development process is generated which includes mixing, inlays, baking, packaging, thermal processing, packaging and storage. All processes are automated and every step is periodically inspected by USDA to ensure optimum quality. And when talking about quality there is no other company that puts as much effort as Carmela Foods. That is why one of the few ISO 22,000 certified plants is a global standard of food safety that guarantees the quality of food in a way that is 100% safe for the consumer. For these purposes, an external company audits them annually and have always been duly accredited.
Although Carmela products are highly recognized in Puerto Rico, 30% of their total sales is a result of exports to other countries. This is possible thanks to a significant investment in its infrastructure and the development of private labels for food distributors around the world.
Today the distribution of its products is massive through Supermarkets, grocery stores and institutional markets among others. Well says his motto, wherever Carmela wants to go.
Carmela Foods is focused on the welfare of its consumers, so it strives to produce and distribute products of the highest quality to meet the needs and tastes of the Puerto Rican family. And its vision is clear, to be the leading company in the food industry to meet the expectations of quality, cost, and service in the market, making Carmela the preferred brand of consumers.
Carmela Foods with more than 50 years of Quality, Variety, and flavor.
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