Rica Fruta (Costa Rica)

Rica Fruta has been a subsidiary of Levarht since 2006. A large proportion of our melons are produced and exported by Rica Fruta. This unique collaboration enables Levarht to respond rapidly and supply the customer with reliable.

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“The products we offer our customers are excellent quality, thanks to the implementation of production practices in the field and post-harvest management which ensure that the product is safe and hygienic.”

 

Maribel Barquero

COSTA RICA, TROPICAL AND DRY

Jicaral, Puntarenas, Costa Rica North Zone: in the middle of the Gulf of Nicoya, this area is special for Watermelon and Melon production,  for its dry climate and high temperatures 33 ° C to 35 ° C, which allows less use of agrochemicals and fertilizers since the Sun brings great benefits. As an example the soil solarization: Soil solarization is a nonchemical method for controlling soilborne pests using high temperatures produced by capturing radiant energy from the sun.

 

Parrita, Costa Rica Central Pacific Coast:  Surrounded by the Pacific coast has excellent soils rich in nutrients and minerals that provide a unique sweetness to melons and watermelons that are harvested in the summer from mid-January to mid-April.