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  • Alterra was formed in 2002 and a new fruit and vegetable processing factory opened in Giannitsa, Pella on a huge 60,000 m2 site in 2005.

    The owner, Theo Rousopoulos, had

    several years experience of processing

    frozen fruit and vegetables and the new

    factory was designed and built by him

    to the highest technical standards.

    Since then, the well rounded and

    experienced Alterra management team

    has grown the companys annual

    production to over 15,000 tons per

    year, with addit ional expansion planned

    for 2013.

    In July 2013 Lamex Food Group

    acquired a Joint Venture stake in

    Alterra. Lamex is one of the world's

    largest privately owned importers and

    exporters of frozen and chil led foods,

    with 18 off ices and annual sales in

    excess of US$ 1.25 bi l l ion. Under the

    new joint venture Lamex Agrifoods, a

    wholly owned subsidiary of Lamex Food

    Group, provides f inancial support and

    acts in partnership with Alterra on

    worldwide sales and logistics.

    Alterra and Lamex have enjoyed a close

    relationship for several years, but the

    addit ion of Lamexs f inancial strength,

    supported by their sales, logistics and

    technical ski l ls in frozen fruit adds a

    new dimension for the future of the

    company.

    The core business of processing frozen

    sweet cherries, apricot and peach,

    augmented out of season with frozen

    Spinach, Peas, Green Beans and Okra

    continues unchanged

    15, 00Tones

    of frozen pro

    duct produce

    d annually

    INTRODUCTION

  • Alterra was formed in 2002 and a new fruit and vegetable processing factory opened in Giannitsa, Pella on a huge 60,000 m2 site in 2005.

    The owner, Theo Rousopoulos, had

    several years experience of processing

    frozen fruit and vegetables and the new

    factory was designed and built by him

    to the highest technical standards.

    Since then, the well rounded and

    experienced Alterra management team

    has grown the companys annual

    production to over 15,000 tons per

    year, with addit ional expansion planned

    for 2013.

    In July 2013 Lamex Food Group

    acquired a Joint Venture stake in

    Alterra. Lamex is one of the world's

    largest privately owned importers and

    exporters of frozen and chil led foods,

    with 18 off ices and annual sales in

    excess of US$ 1.25 bi l l ion. Under the

    new joint venture Lamex Agrifoods, a

    wholly owned subsidiary of Lamex Food

    Group, provides f inancial support and

    acts in partnership with Alterra on

    worldwide sales and logistics.

    Alterra and Lamex have enjoyed a close

    relationship for several years, but the

    addit ion of Lamexs f inancial strength,

    supported by their sales, logistics and

    technical ski l ls in frozen fruit adds a

    new dimension for the future of the

    company.

    The core business of processing frozen

    sweet cherries, apricot and peach,

    augmented out of season with frozen

    Spinach, Peas, Green Beans and Okra

    continues unchanged

    15, 00Tones

    of frozen pro

    duct produce

    d annually

    INTRODUCTION

  • ALTERRA

    Alterras newly built plant is located in the centre of Macedonia, in the city of Giannitsa and produce arrives daily in season from the local region.

    Raw material is washed, processed and quick frozen before being graded to

    customer specif ications. Quality standards are set high and the plant benefits from

    a variety of accreditations, including BRC, I FS, I SO 22000 and ISO 9001.

    Products are offered to both the institutional (yoghurt, ice cream, jam, bakery and

    desserts) and retai l sectors and Alterra prides itself on delivering the highest

    quality and the highest specif ications. Sales are made within the local Greek

    market and exports delivered al l over the world.

    Alterra employs 40 permanent staff and over 400 seasonal staff, with capacity

    over 15,000 tons annually. New specif ications are being introduced every

    year and capacity is expected to grow to 20,000 tons by 2015.

    PELLA - GREECE

    SEASONAL MEMBERSOF STAFF

  • ALTERRA

    Alterras newly built plant is located in the centre of Macedonia, in the city of Giannitsa and produce arrives daily in season from the local region.

    Raw material is washed, processed and quick frozen before being graded to

    customer specif ications. Quality standards are set high and the plant benefits from

    a variety of accreditations, including BRC, I FS, I SO 22000 and ISO 9001.

    Products are offered to both the institutional (yoghurt, ice cream, jam, bakery and

    desserts) and retai l sectors and Alterra prides itself on delivering the highest

    quality and the highest specif ications. Sales are made within the local Greek

    market and exports delivered al l over the world.

    Alterra employs 40 permanent staff and over 400 seasonal staff, with capacity

    over 15,000 tons annually. New specif ications are being introduced every

    year and capacity is expected to grow to 20,000 tons by 2015.

    PELLA - GREECE

    SEASONAL MEMBERSOF STAFF

  • FRUITSAlterra processes Sweet Cherries, Apricots and

    Peaches from June until August each year.

    of specif ications are offered

    for each product. Sweet Cherries are

    processed f irst and the drive to continually

    improve the stone tolerance to meet the highest

    possible specif ications of yoghurt manufacturers

    continues each year, with investment ongoing to

    achieve standards the industry could not have dreamt of

    several years ago. Variations on peach processing, from

    halves to sl ices to several diced options, are the main

    stay of the fruit business. Alterra has continually

    made a name for itself in high quality peach

    production for food manufacturers and

    for retai l markets around the

    world. Sweet CherriesEarly June

    ApricotsJune

    PeachesJuly/August

    A variety

  • FRUITSAlterra processes Sweet Cherries, Apricots and

    Peaches from June until August each year.

    of specif ications are offered

    for each product. Sweet Cherries are

    processed f irst and the drive to continually

    improve the stone tolerance to meet the highest

    possible specif ications of yoghurt manufacturers

    continues each year, with investment ongoing to

    achieve standards the industry could not have dreamt of

    several years ago. Variations on peach processing, from

    halves to sl ices to several diced options, are the main

    stay of the fruit business. Alterra has continually

    made a name for itself in high quality peach

    production for food manufacturers and

    for retai l markets around the

    world. Sweet CherriesEarly June

    ApricotsJune

    PeachesJuly/August

    A variety

  • Alterra has taken advantage of local produce and invested in the processing of frozen vegetables either side of the fruit season to maximise the freezing capacity of the plant.

    VEGETABLES

    These dedicated vegetable l ines process Spinach, Peas, Okra and Green Beans in

    a variety of specif ications and to very high quality standards. Business is aimed

    primari ly at the domestic market in retai l packs under Alterras own label.

    Green beansSeptember/October

    PeasMay

    Okra

    July/August/September

    Spinach

    April/May October/November

  • Alterra has taken advantage of local produce and invested in the processing of frozen vegetables either side of the fruit season to maximise the freezing capacity of the plant.

    VEGETABLES

    These dedicated vegetable l ines process Spinach, Peas, Okra and Green Beans in

    a variety of specif ications and to very high quality standards. Business is aimed

    primari ly at the domestic market in retai l packs under Alterras own label.

    Green beansSeptember/October

    PeasMay

    Okra

    July/August/September

    Spinach

    April/May October/November

  • GreecePO Box 201,

    58100 Giannitsa, Greece

    T +30 23820 81123E info@alterra.gr

    CanadaLamex Agrifoods Canada

    8953 Woodbine Avenue

    Markham, Ontario L3R 0J9,

    Canada

    T +1 (786) 899 4073M +1 (305) 989 6596E t im@lamexfoods.us

    GermanyLamex Agrifoods Germany

    Representative Off ice

    Bro 12.16, Excellent

    Business Centers GmbH,

    Ruhral lee 9, 44139 Dortmund

    Germany

    T +49 231 952 5210F +49 231 952 545E a.ritter@lamexfoods.eu

    PolandLamex Agrifoods Poland

    Representative Off ice

    ul. Cicha 13-5

    30-129 Krakow

    Poland

    T +48 695 998 036E tonco@lamexfoods.eu

    UKLamex Agrifoods UK

    Suite 2, George House

    Chequers Close

    Enigma Business Park

    Malvern, Worcestershire

    WR14 1GP

    T +44 (0) 1684 580 330F +44 (0) 1684 580 331E markt@lamexfoods.eu

    USALamex Agrifoods USA

    80 SW 8th Street

    Suite 2590

    Miami FL

    33130

    T +1 786 220 0640E paul@lamexfoods.us

    ChinaLamex Agrifoods China

    Representative Off ice

    Room 2806, Unit A

    Top Yihe International

    No 10 Hongkong Middle Road

    Qingdao, China

    T +86 532 6677 7632F +86 532 6677 7633 E l iu@lamexfoods.cn

    If you would like to know more about Alterra Lamex products, you may contact any of the oces

    CONTACT

  • UKLamex Foods UK

    Turnford Place

    Great Cambridge Road