Brazil Factory


SONO Brazil

The facility produces a variety of citrus and tropical single strength, concentrated, pulp-reduced and clarified juices and purees. It is located 259 Km from Salvador and is close to the rich growing areas in Bahia state. Through our own-state-of-the-art laboratories, we can maintain strong quality controls to guarantee that our products conform to the most rigorous quality standards.


Staff members


Per day. Capacity: 240MT Citrus & 260MT Tropical




Power generation. Wind – 100% from renewable sources


Smallholder farmers supported


Impacted livelihoods

Red Acerola (Malpighia emarginata) is a small tropical fruit, known for its rich vitamin C content.
Green Acerola (Malpighia emarginata) is a small tropical fruit, known for its rich vitamin C content.
Cajá is known by species name Spondias mombin. Originating from the tropical Americas, the fruit is yellow/orange and has a single large seed in the centre.
Cashew apples grow on cashew trees (Anacardium occidentale) and are an accessory fruit (a fleshy fruit that includes another part of the flower).
Cocoa beans grow in pod clusters on the trunk of the cocoa tree (Theobroma cocao). They are native to Mexico but nowadays are largely grown in Western Africa (predominantly in the Ivory Coast and Ghana).
Coconuts grow on large coconut palm trees (Cocos nucifera), rising to 30 meters in height. Botanically, the fruit is a drupe (where the fleshy section of the fruit, surrounds the hardened endocarp with a seed inside) and not a nut.
Guava is a round tropical fruit, native to Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean but today, also gets cultivated outside of these regions.
Limes are round, green citrus fruits and are a rich source of Vitamin C. Growing on trees, there are a number of lime variations, which reach about 6 centimetres in diameter.
Mango is a tropical fruit, from the Mangifera indica tree that grows to be approximately 30 meters in height. The tree also produces flowers, that bloom towards the end of winter and leading into the spring.
Honeydew Melon is part of the Cucumis melo species, which has been cultivated by selective breeding.
The orange (Citrus) is a citrus fruit and originates from China. Growing on trees, the orange reaches a maximum of 10 centimetres in diameter.
Papaya originates from Mexico and northern South America and grows on a sparsely branched tree (Carica papaya), reaching 5 to 10 meters.
Passionfruit (Passiflora edulis) originates from South America, specifically Southern Brazil, Paraguay and northern Argentina.
Ananas comosus, more commonly known as pineapple is a tropical plant, that is indigenous to South America and produces an edible fruit.
Graviola / Soursop is an edible fruit, with its origin linking back to Central America and the Caribbean.
Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) grows on a tree, which originates from tropical Africa and produces edible, hard shelled fruits.
Umbu which goes by the species name Spondias tuberosa, is a small tree native to North-Eastern Brazil. The indigenous name means ‘tree that gives drink’.
Watermelon is an edible fruit produced by the Citrullus lanatus plant. Originating from Africa, the Citrullus lanatus is a vine-like plant growing close to the ground.