The Organization of Producers OPENS Soc. Coop. Agricola was founded in 2019 in Mazzarrone (CT) in the Sicilian IGP table grape territory, with the aim of enhancing, enhancing and concentrating the production offer of its members.
Get together to protect producers and consumers
OPENS was created with the aim of aggregating and promoting the marketing mainly of table grapes but also citrus fruits, vegetables and aromatic herbs, with a view to an incisive international marketing strategy. Although it is a recent formation, the OP can boast the participation and experience of associated farms that have been operating for decades in the fruit and vegetable sector.
Currently, the membership is made up of 23 members, for a total of 950 hectares of land, which they transfer to the OP’s warehouses to maintain maximum freshness. A quality expressed with the added value of the GLOBALGAP, GRASP, IFS, BRC, Bio, BIOSUISS, Demeter, SPRING and IGP certifications, obtained daily from very high production standards, the conditions of storage and transport of the references, in order to guarantee the maximum consumer safety and at the same time optimal profitability for members.
Internationally recognized expertise
Processing, packaging and storage are located in Mazzarrone to allow maximum operational speed and to guarantee very fast delivery times even for the most distant shipments. The expertise deriving from the two commercial branches, CO.RA and SIFA BIO, both on national and international markets, allows OP OPENS to boast the widest credibility as well as offering a wide network of customers in the large-scale retail trade. OP OPENS, today, is in fact present in Switzerland, Germany, France, Great Britain, United Arab Emirates, Canada and others, while the management is constantly working on the acquisition of new destinations abroad.