Article on Santos’ newspaper “A Tribuna” about the first lot exported.
Mr. Olavo and his wife, Mrs. Lenira, inaugurating “Nossa Senhora Aparecida” day care, which currently assists 120 children.
Minas Gerais State Governor visit, Mr. Francelino Pereira and his committee.
Mr. Olavo planting coffee in Brejão Farm in the 1980s.
Rural Productivity Award given by the National Institute of Colonization and Agrarian Reform (INCRA) to Mr. Olavo Barbosa.
Warehouse 4 – 168,000 bags.
Building of the water tank/reservoir.
Opening of the new facilities and expansion of the warehouses
Construction of the Suzana Barbosa Building, founded in 1982.
Mrs. Suzana with Mr. Olavo, siblings and Mrs. Lenira, during the building’s opening ceremony.
Aureliano Chaves’s visit to Exportadora Guaxupé (Vice President of Brazil).
Exportadora Guaxupé presents its new visual identity after a renovation process; which continues to be modern until present times
Pellini Brothers’ visit from Italy.
Celebrating the record of 500,000 bags exported, in the Santos office.
Cice’s visit – Mr. Franco Cenacchi, Mr. Victor Ivankov, Miss Filomena, Mr. Davide Torrice and Mr. Nello Mascia
Launching of the Fazenda Bela Vista – Type A milk, a true technological revolution in milk production in Brazil
Mr. Olavo and Mrs. Lenira, devotees of Our Lady of Aparecida, carrying the saint’s image in Guaxupé.
1st bulk shipment of Exportadora Guaxupé
Trip with Commander Rolim Amaro, president of TAM Airlines and Mr Olavo’s personal friend.
Manhuaçu’s warehouse inauguration.
100,000 bags capacity
Pernambuco’s State Governor visit, Mr. Joaquim Francisco Cavalcanti.
Mr. Olavo and his daughter Maria Cristina, during a tribute received from the “Coffee Friends”, at Intercoffee – International Coffee Seminar, in Varginha, Minas Gerais.
Mr. Olavo with his daughter Silvia Helena and Oscar Nasser (trader) at Exportadora Guaxupé’s booth at Venice International Fair, Italy
Actor Raul Cortez and Mr. Olavo during the shoot of a soap opera at São José Farm.
Luiz Haffers’ visit.
1st electronic color sorter acquisition, expanding the capacity to prepare bigger volumes with high precision.
Nestlé’s president visit.
Klauss Ronning’s visit, Melitta Bremen
Illycaffè’s visit, Mrs. Ana Illy and Dr. Aldir
Mr. Olavo and daughter visiting the building in Santos where he started his professional activities
Starbucks’ visit – Scott A. Mcmartin and Christian Wolthers
Anna Lavazza’s visit.
End of the year festivities at the office in Guaxupé
Exportadora Guaxupé opens the first REDEX (customs clearance unit) for coffee exportation.
1st flag hoist.
“Brazilian Coffee Entrepreneurs” tribute given by Cecafé to Mr. Olavo Barbosa for his contribution to the coffee exporting sector, in celebration of the 275 years of coffee in Brazil.
Opening of one of the many computer labs in rural schools sponsored by Exportadora Guaxupé, within Cecafé’s digital inclusion project.
São José is the fourth farm in Brazil to obtain UTZ certification
Tchibo and Eugen Atté’s visit – Mr. Jan Wagenfeld (Tchibo) and Mr. Joe Talbensee (Eugen Atté)
Sophisticated color sorter machines are installed at Exportadora Guaxupé
Rainforest Alliance (chain of custody) certification obtained for the warehouse.
Folgers’ visit – Vincent Byrd, Bill Cortner, Jim Trout, Timothy Smucker and Jan Bezemer
Starbucks supply chain certification obtained.
visita de Davide Torrice – Cice, Michela Stama – Lavazza, Graziella Giugno – Lavazza, Michele Mastrantuono – Lavazza, e Nello Mascia – Cice
Board of Directors meeting with Mr. Olavo
Mr. Olavo with the image of Our Lady of Aparecida.
September 29: The coffee and milk world are saddened by the passing of Mr. Olavo Barbosa at age 89.
Exportadora Guaxupé is the first company to export coffee through the Certifica Minas sustainability program
Kaizen methodology, a process of continuous improvement, costs and productivity management is adopted.
Flavia Barbosa is elected vice-chairman of the Board at Cecafé (Brazilian Coffee Exporters Council).
Commitment to sustainability: partnership with the Global Coffee Platform in Brazil
JDE’s visit – Aristides Tabosa and Lara Brans, president of JDE Brazil
Milestone of the new management: opening of the Warehouse 10 for 300,000 bags, expanding total storage capacity to 1 million bags, and doubling the daily capacity of coffee reception – from 7,000 to 14,000 bags (big bags, jute bags and bulk).
New laboratory exclusive for cupping and quality analysis of specialty coffees
Strauss’ visit – Peter Baumann, Peter Gehr and Luis Alberto Levy
Flavia Barbosa is honored during Cecafé’s Coffee & Dinner event, and receives the “Woman in Exports” Award
Implementation of new systems and technologies in the warehouses focused on agility, safety and reliability on the services and processes.
Following the market trends the company invests in a complete and modern structure dedicated to preparation of specialty coffees