OUR HISTORY

We are one of the most important agroindustrial companies in the south west of Colombia…

OUR HISTORY

We are one of the most important agroindustrial companies in the south west of Colombia…

Línea de Tiempo

Start the vision of Mr. ALFREDO GARRIDO.
Duration of the trapiche.
Consolidation in the sugar industry.
Legacy of the founder.
Exponential growth.
Death of Mrs. EULALIA DE GARRIDO.
Recognized and highlighted at the national level.

1945
1954
1965
1968
1974
1998
Actualidad

In the year of 1945 in the corregimientos of the Stable, the Carmen and Carmelita, located between the Municipalities of Riofrío and Yotoco, the gentleman ALFREDO GARRIDO TOVAR He made the purchase of lands to Mr. Santiago Rengifo, with the vision of creating his own company which he named CULTIVOS ALFREDO GARRIDO TOVAR LTDA. There he installed a sugar mill that worked until 1954, when his business and social vocation motivated him to transform his company into a sugar producer, unique in the Valley on the left bank of the Cauca River, which by 1965 was already consolidated within the Colombian sugar industry.

In 1968, after the absence of its founder, the courage and drive legacy to his wife Madam EULALIA AMEZQUITA DE GARRIDO and his children HAROLD, MARICEL & AMPARO, They allowed the continuity of the Company, for the benefit of the entire region. By 1974 the company had increased its production considerably and it was decided to convert it into a limited company, taking the name of INGENIO CARMELITA S.A., in recognition of the Virgin of Carmen whose devotee was its founder.

During the 80’s and 90’s decades the INGENIO CARMELITA S.A began its growth and expansion stage, implementing processes and state-of-the-art technology in all its areas, to which continuity was given in the new century. For the year 1998 the Lady dies EULALIA AMEZQUITA DE GARRIDO inheriting all his children and grandchildren, the tenacity and perseverance to make it lasting in time.

INGENIO CARMELITA S.A is today one of the most important agroindustrial companies in the south west of Colombia, which mostly has a Human Talent resident in the region where it has operations, whose Principles of Transparency, Maintenance of Excellence, Customer Orientation, Teamwork and Social Commitment characterize their individual and professional actions.

Línea de Tiempo

Start the vision of Mr. ALFREDO GARRIDO.
Duration of the trapiche.
Consolidation in the sugar industry.
Legacy of the founder.
Exponential growth.
Death of Mrs. EULALIA DE GARRIDO.
Recognized and highlighted at the national level.

1945
1954
1965
1968
1974
1998
Actualidad

In the year of 1945 in the corregimientos of the Stable, the Carmen and Carmelita, located between the Municipalities of Riofrío and Yotoco, the gentleman ALFREDO GARRIDO TOVAR He made the purchase of lands to Mr. Santiago Rengifo, with the vision of creating his own company which he named CULTIVOS ALFREDO GARRIDO TOVAR LTDA. There he installed a sugar mill that worked until 1954, when his business and social vocation motivated him to transform his company into a sugar producer, unique in the Valley on the left bank of the Cauca River, which by 1965 was already consolidated within the Colombian sugar industry.

In 1968, after the absence of its founder, the courage and drive legacy to his wife Madam EULALIA AMEZQUITA DE GARRIDO and his children HAROLD, MARICEL & AMPARO, They allowed the continuity of the Company, for the benefit of the entire region. By 1974 the company had increased its production considerably and it was decided to convert it into a limited company, taking the name of INGENIO CARMELITA S.A., in recognition of the Virgin of Carmen whose devotee was its founder.

During the 80’s and 90’s decades the INGENIO CARMELITA S.A began its growth and expansion stage, implementing processes and state-of-the-art technology in all its areas, to which continuity was given in the new century. For the year 1998 the Lady dies EULALIA AMEZQUITA DE GARRIDO inheriting all his children and grandchildren, the tenacity and perseverance to make it lasting in time.

INGENIO CARMELITA S.A is today one of the most important agroindustrial companies in the south west of Colombia, which mostly has a Human Talent resident in the region where it has operations, whose Principles of Transparency, Maintenance of Excellence, Customer Orientation, Teamwork and Social Commitment characterize their individual and professional actions.