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FSC CERTIFICATION

On 17th December we were audited by SGS in FSC-STD-40-004 V3.0, according to the Forest Stewardship Council certification system, with the excellent result of being renewed the FSC certification, for a new period one year and without any NON-CONFORMITY. We attach certificate.

BRC

On 26th and 27th November, our company received the AENOR certifier in order to proceed with the BRC certificate renewal audit for one more year. On 11th  December, we received the result of the audit, having passed it with a positive result and maintaining the category, (we show you the certificate).

THE FIRST ACORNS

Twenty years ago the cork oaks that surround the perimeter of our facilities were planted and this is the first year that they have borne fruit, ‘the acorns’. As you can see in the photos, they are not yet ripe. From a nutritional point of view, it is a dried fruit made up of carbohydrates…

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SIERRA DE SAN PEDRO 2.020 – FIRST LORRY

Indeed, it was 7:00 pm on June 17, when the first cork lorry of this campaign entered our facilities, being its origin from the Sierra de San Pedro. We are confident that, in the next 45 days, everything will proceed normally and we will not have accidents (of any kind) and, at the end of…

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IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CORK HARVEST 2020

As you will remember, a few days ago I gave you my opinion on why “things are almost never by chance” and today I have the opportunity to demonstrate one more example of this reality. If you check the location of the farms mentioned in my previous article, “Calabazas” and “La Cobacha de Castellanos”, you…

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THINGS ARE ALMOST NEVER BY CHANCE

Indeed, I am convinced that things are never, or almost never, by chance. Specifically, I want to refer to two different situations, in which I think I can demonstrate it. For 6 or 8 years, our advisers for the purchase of cork in the field, always indicated to us that, in general terms, the cork…

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WE WORK AGAIN WITH JOY AND COURAGE

As we have already reported, in view of the virulence of COVID-19 in our region at the end of March, we agreed by mutual agreement to inform our customers that we would deliver all urgent orders in the week from 23rd to 27th March, and then the factory would close for a month with the…

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END OF HARVEST 2019

As you will remember, last June 19 we published the entrance of the first truck of the present cork harvest 2019. We already indicated in that comment that we were worried about the year and therefore, we were working to the limit of our possibilities in all the farms that we had contracted. Today, August…

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CORK HARVEST 2019 IN SIERRA DE SAN PEDRO (Cáceres)

For another year we wanted to get to know in situ the peculiarities of the cork harvest. The visit was mainly of a technical nature and we were accompanied by some technicians of interested customers. The year is being very hard and difficult for everyone. Especially for the cork harvest specialists, who had to endure…

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