Our origins are closely linked with the fishing sector of Galicia, Spain. Over the years the company has evolved in the purchase, distribution, and elaboration of all types of food products from around the world.
A family-owned and operated business since 1994.
Since its beginning we have been a constant supporter to the fishing and aquaculture sectors and placed a strong focus on Seafood Traceability working towards the adoption of global industry standards.
Sustainability and Environment
What we do
Our commitment to our clients and suppliers, as well as our vast experience, has earned us the trust of the world’s leading hotels, restaurants, and supermarkets.
Commitment and Experience
At Vima Foods, we purchase, develop, package, export, and import all food products whether for distribution, retail, or consumption. Our goal is to find the best solution and most suitable product for your needs.
Our reputation in assisting the client has exposed us to greater tools to provide the most efficient and effortless experience. We are continually studying the markets, updating our designs, and supervising our quality. By doing so, we can give our clients the best advice in the market and establish ourselves ahead of the competition.
Purchase & Sale
Shipping & Distribution
Our network of company-owned facilities in various countries allows us to deliver first-rate service to our clients.
Offices and Distribution Centers:
- Panama City, Panama: Central Office of the Vima Group
- La Coruña, Spain
- Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
- Cancun and San José del Cabo, Mexico
- New York and Miami, USA
- Havana, Cuba
- Qingdao, China
We work directly with factories and suppliers in more than 40 countries, which reinforces our global position and ensures our ability to identify the best quality products for our clients.
To be the leading global organization in the supply of high-quality foods by incentivizing manufacturers and producers around the world to source sustainable products as well as considering the protection of the ecosystem as an essential component in the production processes.
Obtain the best quality food globally to provide our customers with a varied and robust product portfolio in existing categories as well as in the development of new products in line with consumer trends. We focus on understanding the consumer and the dynamics in each of the markets we serve, while helping our clients grow their business.
Promote an organization with the highest level of professionals to create sustainable sources of employment while improving living standards in the countries where we operate.
Partner with global and local organizations to embrace meaningful causes to create, develop and protect environmental resources worldwide.
VIMA FOODS has earned the trust and respect of customers and consumers by providing exceptional service through our sales and distribution.
We invest time and resources to train, develop, and support our associates to reach their highest potential on a personal and professional level.
Committed to protecting and caring for the global environment.
VIMA FOODS was created on the foundations of Quality, Trust, Respect, and Sustainability.
We are socially committed to the communities where we have a presence. Our belief is that the best way to contribute to the community is by generating long-lasting quality employment. We encourage the hiring of local personnel and invest in training programs for employees. This creates opportunities for professional growth in a dignified and respectful environment. The end result is a very positive impact on our communities.
Our Corporate Social Responsibility Programs have allowed us to provide much-needed aid and support in situations of natural catastrophes and or emergencies such as making valuable and much-needed food donations to aid institutions and agencies when they are most needed.
Sustainability and Environment
Sustainability, care, and respect for the environment are a fundamental part of our core values. We deeply believe in the need to generate sustainable food sources in the future that have the preservation of natural resources as a primary objective. We have obtained MSC and ASC Certifications and we always prioritize those producers who maintain sustainable procedures for the elaboration of our products.
We also promote local producers through training and assistance in modernizing their production systems, while educating in sustainability and respect for the environment in fishing and farming systems.
We can guarantee that our products comply with the sanitary, food, and quality certifications that our clients require.
The most advanced and modern refrigeration facility of the Caribbean
Located in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. Almafrío is the most modern cold storage facility in the Caribbean. Its large capacity for frozen and refrigerated storage, combined with the most advanced technology, allows us to guarantee the cold food chain from origin to destination while preserving the total integrity of our products:
- Storage capacity for over 15,000,000 lbs.
- 50,000 total m3.
- 13 loading and unloading bays.
- Advanced cooling system (refrigeration from 2 to 8º C and freezing from -18 to -30º C).
- Assurance of electricity generation through alternative energy systems (diesel, gas, generator).
- Automated inventory control.
- We are an ISO 9001: 2015 certified warehouse by AENOR.
- Economic Operator Authorized by the Dominican Republic