about us

1. Nutresa CHOCOLATEs EXPERTISE:
Almost 100 YEARS OF HISTORY

  • 1920

    Small local chocolate producers are integrated to create the Compañía Nacional de Chocolates in Colombia.

  • 1930 to 1940

    Creation of a specialized testing laboratory and acquisition of cutting edge machinery.

  • 1958 to 1960

    The company creates the Agricultural Cacao Development Department and started an active program to promote the cocoa crop developmet.

  • 1960

    Global alliances with strategic partners in Asia.

  • 1980 to 1995

    International expansion to markets such as: EEUU, Germany, Japan and Netherlands.

  • 2000

    Bussines relationships with global partners in USA.

  • 2004 to 2009

    Opening of new manufacturing facilities in Mexico, Peru and Costa Rica.

  • 2012 to 2015

    Important environmental advances: Carbon Neutral Certification in Costa Rica manufacturing facility and Colombia Cocoa Farm, substitution of coal fuel for natural gas and implementation of solar panels (Colombia manufacturing facility).

  • Present

    Industrial business expansion. Cordillera Brand launch.

CHOCOLATE EXPERTISE:
almost 100 years of History

our processes and technology

FROM SEED TO BAR

  • Seed production and delivery to farmers.

  • Direct agricultural consulting and training to farmers.

  • Direct purchase from farmers and processing of bean into chocolate.

ECO-EFFICIENCY

  • Clean production focused on saving water resources, industrial waste recovery, emission reduction and energy consumption.

FLEXIBILITY AND
PRODUCTIVITY

  • 5 manufacturing facilities with their own pilot plants, all of them able to develop standard or tailor made products with high eficiency.

INTEGRATED QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM*

  • Processes and certifications supporting top quality products.

*INTEGRATED QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

High quality standards alinged with international requirements guaranteeing full traceability.
We have a strong Integrated Management System including certifications such as:

SOCIAL AND
ENVIROMENTAL
SUSTAINABILITY
MANUFACTURING
PROCESS
LOGISTIC
PROCESS
Product
certifications