Our priority in Grupo Lucas are our clients, this is why we cultivate vegetables with the higher quality standards through the whole year. For us, workers motivation is essential, this is why we are clear defenders of internal promotion, offering opportunities not just to improve their personal development, but their professional development. As we also have a big compromise with the use of natural resources, so that their use is totally sustainable and responsable.
In Grupo Lucas we want to keep growing, consolidate our actual position in the national market but alsp keep expanding in the international market. Always keeping in mind our clients and employees, betting for the continuous improvement of our processes, the innovation and being faithful to our Brand.
In Grupo Lucas we have a tough compromiso with society and the environment, we are moved by the eagerness of surpassing our limits, to improve the quality of our products in a day-to-day basis. The respect, the passion and the dedication of our staff, are the facts that make possible the reaching of the best quality products to our customers. As well as our enthusiasm and service vocation, not only to our clients, but to our suppliers and our nearest collaborators, make us to want to surpass ourselves everyday.
Mr. Manuel Lucas iniciates cultivating vegetables at a small growing área and selling them on a motorcycle.
The sons of Mr. Manuel eneter the family business, helping their father in all the tasks needed.
The products of the Lucas family start to be known through the whole country due to their great quality products.
The exportation of the first palets to France begins.
The brothers begin a new partnership, Verduras Hnos. Lucas, with the objective of keeping growing.
The first company’s seedhouse is funded, a small extension that will give big advantages.
The first refrigerated trucks are owned, in order to always mainatin the cool temperature of the products.
The family’s growing zone increases considerabily, now the Company owns 600 hectares of land.
Increase of the capacity of the facilities, with 4 lines and a washing machine that clean every bit of mud left on the product after its recollection, more pieces of land are acquired.
With the next century the Company introduces a new complete tracking system through an informatic system, “they said we were crazy”
The Company keeps growing, there are more than a 1000 hectares of land.
Extension of the seedhouse up to 10 hectares, with a capacity to hold 100 million seedlings.
There are big research agreements with universities ((UMH from Orihuela-Alicante and UPV from Valencia)
The technology innovation and the investment in R&D on the field situates us as the market leaders.
Hnos. Lucas is pioneer on the use of technology and inserts the first Cooling Vacuum in the área, guaranteeing a fresh product to their clients.
Extension of the working facilities, with more than 10,000 m2 of production zone.
The union of different farmers gave birth to OPFH Lucas
The brand Lucas Olive Oil is born, awarded with the AOV prize on that same year.
Extension up to 26,000 m² of production zones, cold romos and more than 30 working lines.
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On the last few years we’ve experimented an enormous growth at a national level, placing ourselves between the most important companies in the sector.
Our expansión keeps continuing through the European territory, always looking for our objective of keep growing.