Company said the investment underscores its ongoing commitment to the African country

Westfalia Fruit has announced a major expansion of its packhouse in Mozambique, underscoring its commitment to fostering growth and innovation in the country’s avocado sector. Work to upgrade the facility is already underway and due to be completed in the second week of February 2024.

Westfalia Mozambique

“This expansion marks a pivotal stride in solidifying Westfalia’s position within the market while emphasising our dedication to delivering unparalleled quality and value,” the company said.

“The expansion aims to accommodate increased demand and reinforce Westfalia Fruit’s commitment to community development and collaboration, thereby enhancing Mozambique’s growing avocado industry.”

Having witnessed notable growth in avocado production volume throughout 2023, Westfalia Fruit said it is poised to elevate operational efficiency, particularly during the crucial picking and packing phases.

“As Westfalia Fruit embarks on this ambitious journey of growth and progress, we extend our sincere appreciation to all our stakeholders, partners, and the diligent community of growers who have played a pivotal role in shaping our success,” Westfalia said.

“This packhouse expansion embodies not only the company’s dedication to Mozambique’s avocado sector but also signifies a significant stride towards reinforcing the local economy and promoting sustainable agricultural practices.

“With the imminent completion of this expansion project, Westfalia Fruit remains enthusiastic about its ongoing contributions to Mozambique’s flourishing avocado industry. Through a commitment to excellence, the company looks forward to sharing the rewards of prosperity with all those involved.”