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France 08/09/2020

Opening of the new SIIM platform at the Rungis MIN, which is the 1st ripening site in France

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This tailor-made platform has been designed to meet the Group's ambitions for technical excellence. Its volume makes it the leading ripening site for bananas, mangoes and exotic fruits in France.
On Monday August 31, at 2 p.m. sharp, SIIM employees officially integrated their new building, located on Place Paul Omer-Decugis (named after the Chairman of the Group from 1932 to 1973), within the Paris-Rungis International Market.
More than 12,000 m2, divided between the head office of the Omer-Decugis Group and the warehouse. With a differentiated cold storage volume of 1,000 pallets and 42 ripening chambers with a simultaneous total capacity of 67 trucks (1,608 pallets), it is the 1st massified ripening site for bananas, mangoes and exotic fruits in France. .
The SIIM platform is equipped with several innovative systems adapted to the Group's activities - air treatment, ripening, storage and preservation, lighting, cold production, etc. - and responds to global performance and energy efficiency challenges. To be a center of excellence serving a range of fresh fruit and vegetables adapted to customer needs and consumer expectations.


About SIIM
Producer, importer, ripener and distributor of tropical fruits and vegetables, SIIM, a subsidiary of the OMER-DECUGIS & FILS Group founded in 1850, is one of the references in the European market and a leader in Africa. Present in production in Africa and Latin America, SIIM has its own distribution network in France and Spain, from where it supplies all European markets. It offers its specific know-how in ripening (bananas, mangoes, papayas, avocados) which enables it to offer a range of bananas and exotic fruits with guaranteed maturity from its ripening platform at Rungis.
An actor involved at every stage of the value chain from production to distribution, SIIM is recognized for its quality and food safety requirements (IFS Food certification, AEO approval). SIIM is a member of the BSCI (Business Social Compliance Initiative), adheres to the United Nations Global Compact and supports the Rainforest Alliance.

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The new building at the Rungis MIN (Photo: siim net).
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