Ricaeli Alimentos

One of the largest fruit processors in Brazil.
In Cabreúva (SP).

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About Us

Ricaeli Alimentos began its activities in 1987, in the city of Cabreúva/SP, freezing strawberries for the ice cream, jelly and dairy industry. Since then, new fruits have been introduced to the portfolio (such as pineapple, blackberry and passion fruit) and new product lines have emerged, such as frozen fruit pulps for the off-the-grid food market.fora do lar.
Quality As a result of competent work, Ricaeli Alimentos is an outstanding company within the food producing industry, showcasing renowned product quality in markets where it operates, providing benchmarks for national and international markets.

Brand Origin
The company’s founder, Simohara family, was a traditional farm producer from the region and supplied their products - more specifically, strawberries - to neighboring cities and for the capital (São Paulo). Of Japanese origin, they joined the names of their children, Ricardo and Elizabete, and used the strawberry fruit silhouette to represent the "Ricaeli" brand, true expression of their love and dedication to the endeavor.

Ricaeli Today
Today, Ricaeli has a 17,000 m2 factory plus a storage capacity of up to 8 thousand tons. Investments - such as increasing production capacity and storage - are constant. Its portfolio includes more than 100 products, distributed in commercial sections: Fruit Pulp and Frozen Fruit Pulp, Fruit Juices, Açaí, Fruit Preparations and Frozen foods.

Quality
As a result of competent work, Ricaeli Alimentos is an outstanding company within the food producing industry, showcasing renowned product quality in markets where it operates, providing benchmarks for national and international markets.

Symbol

The silhouette of a strawberry represents the "Ricaeli" brand

Name

A combination of names -Ricardo and Elizabete- gave rise to the brand name “Ricaeli”

Brand

Both the symbol and the name constitute the current Ricaeli Alimentos brand

Timeline

Follow the evolution of Ricaeli Alimentos, over the years:
  1. 1987

    The beginning

    Foundation of Ricaeli Alimentos and initial production and freezing of strawberry for the industry of ice cream, jelly and dairy among others.

  2. 1988

    Investments double the initial freezing capacity.

  3. 1993

    • Beginning of processing of other fruits such as pineapple, blackberry and passion fruit;
    • Investments triple the initial storage capacity.

  4. 1996

    •Beginning of 100g fruit pulp package production for the juice market (strawberry, passion fruit, guava and other flavors) and resale of fruit pulp of regional fruits from northeastern Brazil (cashew, cajá and others);
    • Investment in new freezing and cold-storage chambers triples the capacity that existed in 1993.

  5. 1998

    Beginning of production of 100g fruit pulp packages, flavors: pineapple, pineapple & mint, açaí, acerola, acerola & orange, blackberry, banana, papaya & apple, cocoa, cajá, cashew, green coconut, cupuaçu, raspberry, red fruits, guava, graviola, kiwi, orange, lemon, papaya, papaya & orange, mango, passion fruit, watermelon, melon, strawberry, peach, pitanga, tamarind, tangerine, umbu, grape.

  6. 2001

    Beginning of prepared fruit production for sweets, icings and fillings.

  7. 2004

    Beginning of whole fruit juice production for the industrial kitchen market.

  8. 2005

    Beginning of exporting processes. Ricaeli Alimentos expands its frontiers.

  9. 2008

    Beginning of Açaí production.

  10. 2015

    New investments towards increasing storage capacity.

  11. 2016

    Investment in the production area, startup of new equipment and introduction of the IQF (Individually Quick Frozen) line, a fast freezing technique, internationally known for adding practicality while guaranteeing food quality.

  12. 2018

    New products launched: 100g Pulp and Fruit Preparation lines.

Quality

Laboratories for physical-chemical and microbiological analysis and specialized technical staff, guarantee of high quality products.

Environment

Industrial effluent treatment plant: efficiency, economy and commitment to the environmental issues.

Logistics

Own fleet and logistics system to meet the most demanding markets and clients throughout Brazil.

Industrial Facility

17 thousand m² constructed facility including industrial warehouses with a capacity of up to 8 thousand tons.

Products

More than 100 products, distributed in commercial divisions: Fruit Pulps and Frozen Fruits, Fruit Juices, Açaí, Fruit Preparations and Frozen Foods. Review:
100% natural
Fruit Pulp and Frozen Fruit

100% natural frozen fruit pulp in 36 flavors, anytime, any season of the year.

Nutritious
Fruit Juices

In addition to its delicious flavors, the Ricaeli Fruit Juice line has all the nutritional properties that only a natural product can offer.

Energetic
Açaí & Guaraná

Highly energetic and nutritious, sweetened and ready for consumption. Produced with high-quality raw ingredients.

HEALTHY FOOD
Fruits Preparations

Artisan produce flavor in industrialized product. Maintains flavor and natural fruit characteristics (contains up to 72% fruit).

Foodservice Segment
Complementing the product mix, it also includes frozen vegetables, polenta and cheesebread dough. These are products aimed at the foodservice segment, either through own production or representation of other renowned brands, indicated for resale. Get to know the products:

Frozen

Vegetables

French fries, Mixed Vegetables, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Peas, Cassava Fingers, Corn, Green Bean. Validity: 12 to 24 months.

Dough for

Cheesebread

Packaging: packages of 4 kg (cooled) or 1 kg (frozen). Validity: 1 to 3 months.

Frozen

Polenta

Polenta Sticks, Polenta Fingers. Packing: 1kg. Storage: -18 oC or cooler. Validity: 12 months.

Ricaeli Frozen Foods,
Products for the Foodservice Segment

Segments Served

The product lines are focused on the following markets:

To cook, or at the workplace

Starters, main dishes and desserts, with flavor and style: icings, fillings, blends, ice cream, popsicles, cakes, pies, roll cake, Berliner, éclairs, chocolates, pizzas, desserts, cocktails.

To enjoy and delight yourself at home

Recipes prepared with affection, straight to your table: ice cream, fruit jellies, yogurts, juices, desserts, pies, pastries, cakes, cupcakes, quindins, bonbons, truffles and cake rolls.

To replenish energies and keep fit

Food rich in proteins, vitamins and nutrients for gym goers and sportsmen: juices, vitamins, shakes, drinks, yogurts, ice creams.

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