Patatas Meléndez and Produce Plus Join Europatat
Patatas Meléndez, one of the biggest potato traders and packers in the Spanish market, has joined Europatat, the association has announced.
Patatas Meléndez is a family business with more than 20 years of experience. Located in the province of Valladolid, in northwest Spain, Meléndez’s facilities include more than 24,000 square meters where the company markets 18,000 tons of potatoes a year.
The company works closely with more than 400 farmers who produce potato varieties that are currently in demand.
Meléndez’s portfolio includes a wide range of options including purple potatoes, microwave-ready potatoes, baby potatoes and more.
Additionally, British produce distribution and marketing company Produce Plus has also joined Europatat.
The firm was born in 2002 in Westerham, a town located in the south of London and since then has evolved to be an exporter of potatoes for European countries. Produce Plus works with ten British conventional and organic growers from Essex, Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire, East coast of Scotland (Angus) and Cornwall.