The Hildebrand Group, located in Sao Carlos city, State of Sao Paulo, had its beginning in the early fifties, managing three agricultural properties founded in sugar cane growth and beef cattle farming.
Currently the group manages 15 farms dedicated to the plantation and growth of orange, beef cattle farming, soy and corn growth and chicken production. The group accounts for a total area of 50,000 hectares in which there are 15,000 cattle heads, 200,000 chickens and 700,000 orange trees. These activities are in plentiful growth achieving the nearly income of US$10,000,000.00 a year.
Aiming the process verticalization and a wider range of activities, in 1997 the group built, with its own resources, a juice bottling industry and later than a citrus processor, with the capacity to grind nearly 4,000,000 boxes crop, investing a total of US$ 10,000,000.00 in the project. What represents, currently, a production of 16,000 tons of concentrated juice per crop or approximately 80,000,000 liters of ready to drink juices a year, representing a average income of US$35,000,000.00 crop.
The Hildebrand Group, besides its agricultural and industrial activities, also has investments and projects in real state and services.