Raw material processing

Columbus processes yearly around 150’000 tons of fresh tomatoes.

The tomatoes are of 100% Italian origin and cultivated entirely in the north of Italy and according to the principles of the Integrated Pest Management, aiming to:

  • Reduce pesticide contamination of the environment;
  • Increase prevention and therefore efficiency of the techniques of parasite control;

The company disposes of:

  • 5 plants for concentrates with a processing capacity of 110 tons of fresh tomatoes per hour;
  • 2 production lines for diced pulp with a production capacity of 20 tons of finished product per hour; processing is done by ASEPTIC method.