Locations and Alliances
Our main operation site is located in Retalhuleu, Guatemala. With the purpose of satisfying globalized market demands, we have extended our operations to Nicaragua, Paraguay and Bolivia, by the name of Agroexportaciones del Sur.
We are able to develop supervised plantations with specialists to preserve the genetic characteristics of the varieties. We are able to obtain certified seeds with natural processes, not transgenic.
We have developed strategic alliances with companies who have accepted the technological requirements of our procedures and norms. All of this assures that our products exceed our customers expectations.
Our strict control and documentation of the different steps that take place from planting the seed, handling after harvest, cleaning, storekeeping, fumigation, and shipment to final destination (Traceability Plan).
Our training program adapts farmers to the correct use of fertilizers, chemical products and adequate handling of plagues, under the agricultural production for human feeding norms (EPA Standards).
A Top Seed Supplier in Guatemala City
UNIEXPORT was founded in 1992 with the main purpose of capitalizing on our founders experience and know-how of handling natural sesame seed. Our main focus has been the Japanese market. Since 1969 our partnership has been contributing to the maturity of the Japanese market, known for its high standards in taste and quality. Our founders are known for being the ones who gave birth to natural sesame seed exports according to type and own characteristics of the varieties that are cultivated in Guatemala.
Itochu Corporation has been its counterpart in Japan. Itochu has identified the buyers who required food grade differentiated sesame that fulfills certain standards of quality and purity.
Our main processing plant is located in Retalhuleu. Retalhuleu stands out as the best strategic place for the acquisition of raw materials. Cleaning and selection equipment is the best built for achieving the purity standards that buyers require, guaranteeing suitable handling that does not damage the seed.
UNIEXPORT logs the different steps that take place on a sesame shipment, from the planting of the seed, post-harvest handling, storage, cleaning, fumigations, and delivery (Traceability Plan). All of this assures that the acquired product fulfills the requirements of the buyer.
UNIEXPORT has developed supervised plantations by specialists to preserve the genetic traits of the varieties that the market likes. That is how Uniexoport can obtain certified seed and also develop training programs for the correct use of fertilizer and integrated handling of plagues under the agricultural production for human feeding norms (EPA Standards).
UNIEXPORT has expanded operations to Nicaragua, Paraguay and Bolivia due to internal market requirements and with the purpose of satisfying the globalized market demands. Strategic alliances with local companies who have accepted the technological transference and the fulfillment of Uniexport´s procedures and norms allow us to offer our products globally.