COATO Sociedad Cooperativa de Comercialización Agraria, Spain
NACE: 15.4, 15.8
COATO Sociedad Cooperativa de Comercialización Agraria, based in Murcia, cultivates, processes and sells a wide range of fruits, vegetables, almonds, olives for oil, and honey.
The co-operative, involving 3,476 member suppliers, launched an environmental management project that aims to promote sustainable production and distribution in numerous agricultural operations and process phases from cultivation to sale harvesting, reception, orders, preparation, storage and delivery.
Project activities include raising environmental awareness and encouraging its members to switch to sustainable farming methods and industrial activities.
COATO has implemented ISO 14001 and EMAS (since 2001) as well as improved product quality and quality management (ISO 9002). It has also developed the QIC (Quality and Integral Control), which includes the application of quality product, management and environmental protection standards from cultivation to delivery.
Its environmental management project includes activities aimed at increasing the environmental awareness and commitment of its thousands of co-op members and workers.
Coato Sociedad Cooperativa de Comercialización Agraria
Ctra. de Mazarrón, s/n (Salida Totana Centro Autovía del Mediterráneo)
E 30850 Totana (Murcia)
Dr. Andres Garcia Martinez