Looije celebrates the opening of its new building

By 14 January, 2019 No Comments
>> With the new facilities, Looije hopes to increase his production of cherry tomato up to 12 million of kilos per year


On 14 December 2018, O.P. Looije, S.L. celebrated the opening of its new packhouse and its 20th anniversary. The new facilities (4.600 m2) have beed adeed to the current ones in Los Arejos, where from now on the company will only keep production. Therefore, the packing facilities and offices are now located in this new building in Poligono Industrial El Labradorcico. This expansion will bring a significant increase in production and the company has planned to create up to 300 jobs within 5 years.

Several authorities attended the event, amongst them were Mari Carmen Moreno, Mayor of Águilas; Miguel Ángel del Amor, Regional Minister of Agriculture; and the company owners, Jochen Looije and Anne Beekenkamp. A guided visit was organised for them by Juan José López, General Manager, and afterwards a cocktail was served for everyone, including employees, suppliers, clients and business people from Águilas. Live music was played to enliven the evening.