The Planasa Groups’s
Major Milestones

1887
Amand Darbonne sets up an aromatic plant plantation in Milly-la-Fôret (France).
1973
Planasa foundation. Partnership between Darbonne Family and Caja Navarra.
1975
Beginning breeding activities strawberry & asparagus.
1978
Endive production start.
1987
Start of R&D of fruit tree varieties.
1991
Start of R&D of garlic varieties.
1997
Participation in the California Endive Farms (CEF) USA.
1998
Incorporation of Planitalia SRL.
2000
Start of Poland operations.
2003
Darbonne Group acquires 50% of PLANASA to Caja Navarra.
2003
Launch of the Sabrosa – Candonga strawberry.
2005
Beginning of breeding activities in other berries.
2008
Creation and participation of HANSABRED in Germany for new varieties of strawberries for the north of Europe.
2010
Start of operations in Mexico and Chile.
2010
Launch of the Sabrina strawberry.
2011
Start of operations in USA.
2011
The production of asparagus, blueberries and raspberries begins in France.
2013
Launch of the raspberry Adelita.
2014
Acquisition of 100% of California Vegetable Specialties (CEF).
2015
Acquisition of Maamora Prim in Morocco.
2016
Start of operations in China.
2017
Incorporation of Romania and Netherlands subsidiaries.
2017
Planasa acquires the North American company NorCal Nursery.
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