Upala Agrícola is an agribusiness company located in the northwest region of the country, in the canton of Upala, Alajuela. Our fields have an area that exceeds 2.000 hectares dedicated to the production and exports of fresh pineapple.
"The production and exports of fresh pineapple to the most important and demanding international markets demonstrates our commitment to excellence in each one of the daily tasks. For this reason, the development of our activity is carried out taking into account the environmental protection, support of neighboring communities, and the attention of the highest standards of quality and safety. These are principles that are part of the social, environmental, and quality policies of the company."
Our environmentally friendly operation is possible thanks to the valuable participation of a team made up by more than 900 men and women, who are our main resource, since they perform their duties efficiently with great commitment and devoted team work, while they make our company the largest employer in the area.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
In Upala Agrícola, the RSC is incorporated as the policy within the business strategy. We work to promote the development, strengthen the welfare of human resources, provide quality products, expand investment in the community, support the defense of the environment and the place where we operate, ensure the accomplishment of the legislation, and respect ethical principles.
As the company is the largest employer in the area, it looks forward to create partnerships with Government institutions, the Local Government, Schools and High School students; there is also a close relationship with the community leaders. The actions of good neighbor developed by Upala Agrícola intend to benefit the community and respond to the needs of the area. The infrastructure improvement in Schools, the cooperation with the National Health System, and road reparation are some of the areas in which we offer our support.