Milestones

September 2014

Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto presents Rene Produce with the 2014 Mexican Exporter of the Year award.

January 2014

Rene receives Organic Certification for Tomatoes on the Vine (TOVs)
Rene starts shipping Value Added 1# and 2# Roma Bags.

January 2013

Rene McAllen celebrates its 3rd anniversary for sales and distribution in South Texas.

December 2012

Receive Organic Roma certification from Primus Labs.

Harvest and distribution of Rene Reserve Organic Roma begins with its National distribution.

August 2012

Operations in Mexico begin planting for Winter Vegetable season with over 2,100 hectares of both Greenhouse and Field grown products for the upcoming season.

June 2012

Food Safety – Met the audit requirements by 3rd party audit provided by NSF re-validating our SQF 2000 level 3 Certification for packing and distribution facilities.
March 2012. Proud to receive the distinguished Sustainability recognition awarded by Empresa Socialmente Responsable for the fifth consecutive year.

March 2012

Food Safety and Security – Met the independent audit provided by NSF to obtain the designation of “SQF 1000 Level 2” Certification. The prestigious SQF 1000 is designed specifically towards Food safety at the field level.

2011

Company recognized as the 38th ranked company in Mexico by “GREAT PLACE TO WORK”

May 2010

Received certification issued by SAGARPA, for effectively implementing a “RISK REDUCTION SYSTEM FOR WATER CONTAMINATION IN OUR GROWING FIELDS AND PACKING SHED”.

Fall 2007

43 years after starting the Company, Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon awards Rene Carrillo with the prestigious Exporter of Year in Mexico.

1964

Rene Carrillo initiates operations with 80 hectares of tomatoes and bell peppers Culiacan, Sinaloa.