Industria Los Patitos, S.A.Our mission is to develop food products that add value to our customers, based on our philosophy and our people. It is the responsibility of all employees to always act in accordance with our ethical principles and the values established herein, to respect and promote occupational health, as well as respect for the environment, and to act responsibly in the communities where we operate.
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Los Patitos Industry S. A is a company that for more than 80 years has been dedicated to the production and marketing of annatto, condiments, and spices of first quality, for the final consumer and the food industry. It was founded in 1941 as a family business that was dedicated to the production of crystalline candies. As it grew, achiote production was introduced, so a larger plant was necessary. In 1976, the plant was built in the Barreal de Heredia. In 1987, the company passed into the hands of American capital, which eliminated the confectionery line and introduced spices and condiments. In 2014 the conglomerate Corbuma Corp. of Guatemalan capital, makes effective the purchase of Industria Los Patitos and all its brands; so it becomes Grupo Alza Costa Rica. In this way, the family of brands that make up Grupo Alza in Latin America grows, brands focused on different sectors of the food industry, with condiments and spices being the specialty.