Our company has more then 40 years of experience in the fruit juice industry. After his study, Gessé Ferreira dos Santos started his career in Brazil working at the quality-department. A few years later he started to work for a Swiss company who had his offices in The Netherlands. In the Netherlands he became the director of a total new fruit juice factory, which he also raised. A factory with fruit juice-storage, blending facilities, tank farm, etc.
Over 25 years ago he decided to raise a new company called “Santos Enterprise Food B.V.” for the trade of fruit juices and -concentrates in combination with agencies and blending operations. In those more then 25 years the company became well-known as a reliable partner in the juice industry, supplying to most all of the well-known companies in Europe. Santos enterprise has his headoffice in The Netherlands near the main Fruit port of Europe and a representative office located in Porto, Portugal.
Besides these activities he also established a company in Portugal for delivering all kinds of products of which mainly ice-cream to fastfood-companies. From Portugal on, Suvita also deliveres to companies in Spain.
Further the director of Santos Enterpise Food, Lucas Ruitenberg joined the company in 2000, after working for more than 20 years at a production and selling company for Metal Working Fluids. In these years he gained all kind of experiences at several departments, like laboratory, quality control, research & development, production, sales, chemical management, production information and health & safety. With in these years he has established an essential role to the strategic decision making of Santos Enterprise Food.
The employees of Santos are satisfied to state that the company is still a solvent and creditworthy proven enterprise since the global crisis started in 2008. Mission statement for Santos Enterprise Food, is focused on maintaining and improving efficiëncy on it’s current services. Moreover Santos Enterprise Food is actively exploring and implementing innovative solutions to benefit all our partners within the supply chain.