Located in San Lorenzo, Valle in the south of Honduras; Grupo Agrolibano is a corporation formed by Agropecuaria Montelibano dedicated to agriculture, Industria Camaronera del Sur dedicated to aquaculture, Ornamentales del Valle dedicated to ornamental production and Bosques Cuyamapa dedicated to forestry. With everyone of its 500 permanent and a variable quantity of temporal employees focus to exceed customer needs and to obtain a high performance through excellence in every step, Grupo Agrolibano has been able to grow and diversify even though it competes in a industry that is oversupplied, affected by weather conditions and highly regulated.
Dedicated to the reliable and sustainable production of melons; Agropecuaria Montelibano is the oldest and most important company of the group. Each year more than 3,000 hectares (14.5 million linear meters) are farm to harvest more than 4,100 containers (85,000 tons) of Mike’s Melons, which are shipped to the most demanding customers in North America, Europe, Asia and The Middle East. After the melon harvest around 700 hectares of corn are grown in the same land, taking advantage of the remaining fertilizer; then after harvesting the corn a great amount of organic matter is left that subsequently benefit the melon crop. Melon production requires bee pollination, more than 3,000 beehives are needed, after their main job is done, they produce delicious Honey. Besides melons Agropecuaria also farms 75 hectares of watermelons for seed production, which are grown exclusively for an international seed house.