With a heritage that extends back to 1892, Fresh Del Monte Produce (FDP) is one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, marketers and distributors of fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables and possesses one of the world’s most recognised brand names in Del Monte®. FDP also produces and distributes prepared fruit, vegetables, juices, beverages and snacks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The Abu Ghazaleh family acquired Fresh Del Monte Produce in 1996 and took the company public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) the following year. As a family, it retains the majority shareholding. Amir Abu Ghazaleh has served on the company’s Board of Directors since 1997.