Fruits and Juice

As the best source of vitamin C and antioxidants, CITRUS are vital for a healthy and nutritious diet.

Ledesma has more than 3,000 ha destined to orange, grapefruit and lemon crops; fresh fruit which is harvested, processed and sold. With a 10% market share, Ledesma is the highest Argentine exporter of citrus fruits and the main producer of oranges in the country.

Also, since 1990, it has a manufacturing plant in Libertador San Martín for the production of concentrated juice and essential oils with capacity to produce 7,000 tons of juice and 250 tons of oil per year. Our aim is to increase the production of essential oils by 50%; therefore, we have opened a new manufacturing plant of citrus-based oils in 2018.

Essential oils are used as natural flavors in different industries. Ledesma’s fresh fruit can be found in main marketplaces in Argentina, the European Union, Russia and South-East Asia, among others.

As a source of vitamin C and antioxidants, citrus are vital in a healthy and nutritious diet since they facilitate the smooth functioning of the intestinal system and muscular activity. As they include high amounts of natural sugar, they are easily assimilated by the body. Citrus are also rich in water, and promote hydration as one of many other health benefits.

Oils manufacturing plant in the province of Jujuy.

As Citrus fruits include high amounts of natural sugar, they are easily assimilated by the body. As they are also rich in water, they promote hydration.


In regard to Certifications and Audits, Ledesma´s Fruits and Juice Department accounts for different certifications and audits held to each pertinent productive area of the company:


Ledesma and Citrusalta Fruit Farms have been granted the Global Certification GLOBALG.A.P – Risk Assessment on Social Practice, and their Global Gap + Add on Modules are audited on a regular basis.


It currently has ISO 9001:2008 Standards Certification.
It also has the Global Certification GLOBALG.A.P in handling.


-BRC- Global Standard for Food Safety

-SGF (Sure Global Fair)



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