About us

Tradition and quality in producing soluble coffee.

Our mission

To offer our customers coffee and other related products and services based on our resources and synergy, respecting them and meeting their requirements with ethics and excellence, pursuing continued and balanced growth as a company, abiding by the Compliance Manual, laws, and social responsibility towards shareholders, employees, customers, and society.

Our values:

  • Commitment;
  • Excellence;
  • Reliability;
  • Ethics;
  • Responsibility.

Company’s Policy

We produce and sell soluble coffee, related products and services based on our resources and synergy, aiming to meet our own objectives in a balanced and sustainable manner.

Our policy is:

  • Comply with applicable legislation and requirements as well as compliance book;
  • Act based on our values: commitment, credibility, ethics, excellence and responsibility;
  • Assure quality and safety of our products based on our food safety culture;
  • Promote labor health and safety;
  • Prevent and control atmospheric emissions, water and solid waste;
  • Maintain dialogue with interested parties (clients, suppliers, community, shareholders, government bodies);
  • Implement initiatives that seek continuous improvement.

Timeline

For over 50 years producing and exporting soluble coffee from Brazil to the world.

1967

A group of coffee growers led by the Miyamoto, Höffig and Ferreira de Castro families founded Cia. Iguaçu, covering an area of 121,000 sqm in the city of Cornélio Procópio, in the Brazilian state of Paraná.

1970

Installation of the first instant coffee freeze-drying tunnel.

1971

Official opening of the factory and beginning of production and trading activities.

1972

Consolidation of the company's position in the international market, after the acquisition of 35% of Cia. Iguaçu's shares by the Marubeni Corporation - a trading company headquartered in Japan and operating in Brazil since 1955.

1981

Deployment of the pilot plant, which allowed the customization of coffee blends for each client.

1982

Cia. Iguaçu becomes the 3rd largest instant coffee exporter in Brazil.

1985

Construction of the raw material warehouse, covering an area of 4,144 sqm, and deployment of the Fresh Brew Coffee (FBI) Project, consisting of the double extraction and cold concentration of the instant coffee.

1986

Beginning of Macsol S.A. - Located in Campinas, resposible for manufacturing and shipment of Freeze Dried Instant Coffee - as a joint venture between Cia. Iguaçu and Coca-Cola.

1991

Deployment of the low temperature Spray Dryer.

1994

Installation of the coffee agglomerator and the glass bottling line.

1997

Macsol S.A. transferred from Campinas to Cornélio Procópio.

2002

First industrial investment outside Brazil, building a unit of coffee roasting and instant coffee packaging in Romenia.

2009

Opening of the biomass boiler, an important step towards sustainability and a significant contribution to environmental preservation, mitigating global warming effects. The new boiler allowed Cia. Iguaçu to achieve the usage of 85% of renewable energy source to power its facilities.

2010

Opening of the secound freeze-drying tunnel, which allowed expanding the production capacity of freeze-dried instant coffee.

2014

Marubeni Corporation acquired 100% od Cia. Iguaçu's shares, turning it into a privately held company.

2017

50th years