The Natural Fruit Company acquires Valencian firm, S.G. Marzal

7 de September de 2022

The leader of the citrus industry strengthens its position with the acquisition of Sanguinelli blood orange specialist company.

The Natural Fruit Company (TNFC) has announced the acquisition of the Valencian company S.G Marzal, a family business specialised in the production of Spanish Sanguinelli blood oranges, or just “Sanguinelli”. The purchase forms part of The Natural Fruit Company’s strategy to consolidate the citrus sector by integrating long-standing, specialised companies and ensuring the continuity of their management teams. Fremman Capital is currently the majority shareholder of the company.  

S.G Marzal is a family business specialised in the commercialisation of Spanish Sanguinelli blood oranges, located in the municipality of Bellreguard (Valencia). It currently has a packing plant of more than 6.000 square metres, very close to the cultivation and harvest area. S.G. Marzal is involved in the whole chain of the production process, from the production itself to the commercialisation of the fruit all over Europe, and with a remarkable presence in France, Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. 

More about The Natural Fruit Company

The Natural Fruit Company is the combination of the experience, tradition and foresight of three leading companies in the citrus fruit sector -Fruxeresa, Frutas Naturales and Frugarva- with consolidated presence in the cultivation and commercialisation of citrus fruit in Europe over the last 40 years.

With a lifetime in the business, and fully committed to sustainability, these three generations work together as a great team and family. 

As a result of this union, The Natural Fruit Company has consolidated its position as one of the main leaders in the distribution and commercialisation of citrus fruits in Europe with a turnover of more than 200 million euros, and standing out for its wide selection of citrus fruits throughout the twelve months, its increasingly wide range of bioproducts, its consolidated commercial relations with the main European distribution chains, its selected growing areas in Spain and its network of packaging facilities. 

About Fremman Capital

Fremman is an investment firm founded in 2020 with offices in London, Madrid, Munich and Paris. Also, the firm has 30 professionals operating as a team. It is supported by a highly experienced Advisory Board of 16 people who provide unique sector insights. The firm focuses on investments in four main sectors, comprising business and technology services, health care, consumer goods and distribution, and industrials. Freeman seeks to team up with the management teams of leading companies to implement growth strategies, thus transforming the companies it backs from domestic to international leaders.