Agroaceite, a subsidiary of AgroAmerica Tropical Oil Holding Corp., is awarded with the Community Impact RSPO Excellence Award 2019

“We will continue to promote the well-being of the people in the community with this initiative. We hope this is the beginning of all the positive impact that we can make,” Gustavo Bolaños, AgroAmerica COO.   The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) held the 2019 Excellence Awards to recognize and honor RSPO members for [...]

By |2019-11-07T18:23:00+00:00November 4th, 2019|News|0 Comments

AgroAmerica contributes to a classroom construction for a School in Escuintla

AgroAmerica contributed with the donation of construction materials to build a classroom in the School of Huitzizil, Tiquisate, Escuintla. The construction will be used to teach preschool students; also, it will be used for communal activities and will be a provisional shelter in case of a natural disaster in the area. AgroAmerica representatives were invited [...]

By |2019-10-29T20:25:43+00:00October 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

AgroAmerica united to guarantee a healthy diet

AgroAmerica has established and managed health and Food Safety programs for more than 10 years, positively impacting malnutrition rates to promote a dignified life in the communities and areas in which it operates. Agroamerica is an agroindustrial Corporation that produces from an innovative and socially responsible perspective. One of its pillars is the commitment made [...]

By |2019-10-17T17:01:20+00:00October 16th, 2019|Blog, Social programs, Sow Welfare|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA SUPPORTS PROGRAMS THAT CONSERVE THE ENVIRONMENT

AgroAmerica finances smallholders who grow different crops in Ixcán, Quiché, through the Agroforestry projects of the NGO EcoLogic. Agroforestry is an agricultural production system that intersperse trees with crops. The agroforestry systems introduced by EcoLogic are helping local farmers improve the performance of their crops without harming the environment. Some of the benefits of Agroforestry [...]

By |2019-10-17T17:14:04+00:00November 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

STUDENTS FROM AGROAMERICA’S MOJARRAS SCHOOL GRADUATE

The third class of the sixth grade of the Mojarras Rural Private School in Coatepeque, Guatemala graduated. The school is the result of an alliance between AgroAmerica and Funcafe that began in 2010 with the purpose of raising the quality of education in rural areas of Southwest Guatemala. The students enrolled in the Mojarras School [...]

By |2019-10-17T17:27:17+00:00November 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA JOINS FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

World Food Day marks the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. It’s observed by many organizations involved with food security around the world. AgroAmerica’s CSR programs are closely aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and several of their programs address this issue. Food security is defined by the UN as [...]

By |2019-10-17T17:18:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

PERFECTLY POSH AND AGROAMERICA TAKE HAPPINESS TO GUATEMALAN WOMEN

Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2018- Perfectly Posh, through its foundation You Deserve It, donated to the foundation of AgroAmerica, FUNSALUD US$40,000 to contribute to the wellbeing of Guatemalan women working in palm oil operations in AgroAmerica. "AgroAmerica thanks Perfectly Posh and You Deserve It for the effort of carrying out the 'Change for Change [...]

By |2019-10-17T17:50:24+00:00August 6th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA TRAINS ITS EMPLOYEES ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION

AgroAmerica is conducting the second Diploma Course on CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION, for a new group of workers of AgroAmerica and community leaders, in order to build the capacity of communities near the farms to adapt to the impacts of climate change and learn of the importance of good risk management in vulnerable zones. The Diploma Course [...]

By |2019-10-17T18:39:13+00:00July 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA RELEASES 2017 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT

AgroAmerica has announced the most relevant aspects of its 2017 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT, which encompasses sustainable initiatives and practices that focus on its four pillars: human capital, community development, the environment and responsible management. The report is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) promoted by the General Assembly of the United Nations through Resolution 70/1: [...]

By |2019-10-17T19:18:23+00:00July 24th, 2018|News|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA DONATED US$50,000 TO FAMILIES AFFECTED BY THE “VOLCAN DE FUEGO” IN GUATEMALA

Faced with the losses and pain of Guatemalans affected by the recent eruption of the Volcan de Fuego, the employees of farms and headquarters of AgroAmerica joined for several days to collect money, having raised a total of Q120,758 (around US $ 16,500). The company doubled this figure and contributed the amount of Q244,242 (US [...]

By |2019-10-17T20:00:04+00:00June 16th, 2018|News|0 Comments