1892, the Lotus brand has
been a common household name in markets
throughout Hispanic U.S. and the Caribbean
for well over a century. Made with only
the freshest, juiciest and most delicious
pineapples, Lotus earned international
reputation early in the 1900’s as the
producer of the finest pineapple juice in
the world. A symbol of premium quality,
the Lotus brand name represents over one
hundred years of valuable historical
Campofresco, Inc. acquired the Lotus brand from the
Government of Puerto Rico in 1998, and is taking it into the new
millennium, expanding its product variety and modernizing its
production processes to meet the demands of an ever-changing
market and stay at the forefront in beverage production and
Owned by Alipak Corporation, developer of the proprietary technology behind Campofresco's
co-extruded film pouches, the Sakito brand focuses on fruit juice beverages for a younger consumer market (6 to 17 years of age).
Offering a varied assortment of flavors, packed in a convenient, colorfully printed stand-up pouch, the Sakito product line is a favorite throughout Latin America.
following the vision of its founders,
Campofresco introduced the
first tropical fruit juice products under
its Caribik Sun brand.
Offering products like passion fruit,
tamarind, soursop (guanábana), Caribbean
cherry (acerola) and others previously
unavailable commercially, Caribik Sun
quickly became a common household name for
the variety, taste, quality and innovation of its
Initially offering frozen concentrates of tropical fruit juices and nectars, the brand quickly expanded to offer premium quality ready to drink products in refrigerated gable-top cartons.
Over a quarter
of a century later, the Caribik Sun family
of tropical products continues to grow, further expanding its product selection with alternative packages such as recyclable PET bottles. In Puerto Rico, Caribik Sun is one of the few brands whose products are included in the official list of the W.I.C. program approved products by the U.S. government.
1950, the Caribe brand
has always been well known for the quality
and taste of its orange juice products.
Originally owned by La Famosa
(a leading brand name in Puerto Rico
during the mid 1900's), Caribe was
eventually acquired by Borden
In the late 1900's the
Caribe brand name was acquired by
Campofresco who carried on
Caribe's legacy of quality products and
expanded the line beyond its signature 100% pure orange juice. Caribe now offers innovative and deliciously refreshing products like its exquisite Paradise Bul and Virgin Sangría.
Owned by Colón Bros. Inc., the Coloso brand has been a common household name in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean for over 30 years, offering food products from sauces to juices and beverages, many of which are manufactured by
foundation in 1988 the Lasco name has
become synonymous with nutrition, great
taste and affordability in the Caribbean,
Latin America, Europe and North America.
The company is renowned for its quality
beverages, cereals, meats and sauces,
personal care items, household products
and pharmaceuticals, exporting its
products to over 14 countries including
Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Canada, the UK,
US, Panama and Costa Rica.
is the proprietary brand of the Lasco
Group of Companies which comprises
several businesses involved in
manufacturing, packaging and
distribution of high quality, nutritious
and affordable products.
products for the Amigo,
J.F. Montalvo, Pueblo
and Mr. Special
supermarket chains under their proprietary
also manufactures products like apricot,
Caribbean cherry, guava, passion fruit and
peach nectars, orange and pineapple juice,
grape beverage, fruit punch and tomato
sauce under Wal-Mart's
Great Value label as of 2007.
food service products
For the food & beverage industry,
Procesadora Campofresco, Inc. manufactures juice concentrate products in commercial food service packing like post-mix cartridges widely used in restaurants.
As in the consumer market where PET bottles and aluminum cans are quickly replacing traditional glass bottles and tin cans, product packing trends within the food & beverage market are also changing, opting for newer and more effective technologies. As a response to these changing trends,
Procesadora Campofresco will soon offer commercial food service products in aseptic bag-in-a-box packing as an option to the post-mix cartridge.
This implementation of new technologies reflects
Campofresco's commitment to quality and innovation.
Campofresco, Inc. has been the leading supplier of pineapple products and fruit juices and beverages for the School Lunch Program of Puerto Rico's Department of Education since 1996. In addition to crushed pineapple and pineapple chunks,
Campofresco has been supplying juices and beverages packed in flexible plastic pouches using the company's exclusive patented Alipak technology. This groundbreaking technology improves the shelf life of preservative-free 100% juice products, extending it for up to six months without the need of refrigeration, and produces the least amount of post-consumption waste material for any beverage package. The Alipak material itself is 100% recyclable.
manufacturing operations are under constant inspection by the
United States Department of Agriculture (U.S.D.A.) as required
by Federal law, which states that every manufacturer of food
products for programs funded by the Federal Government must be
subject to continuous inspection and scrutiny to assure full
compliance with U.S.D.A. regulations and rigorous quality