WHAT MAKE US UNIQUE

Local & Origin

We are locals where the fruit is grown. Thanks to our partnership with fruit processors our customers always get the best of the best.

Technology

You can rest assured knowing that our raw materials are processed to perfection by state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Years of experience on extraction, recovery and processing of essential oils and aromas have given us unique and insightful technological intelligence. 

Trade

Trade

Our long-standing experience managing diverse trading and logistical operations — between South America and every corner of the world — ensure a smooth supply and delivery to the destination of your choice.

FACILITY

Sunareva is located in Parque de las Ciencias, a newly constructed logistics hub in the free-trade zone of Montevideo, Uruguay. From the state-of-the-art equipment and technology, capable of producing tailor-made Flavor & Fragrance Ingredients, to the centralized manufacturing and administrative functions, every detail of the infrastructure has been designed with our global customers in mind. The facility will also feature a highly advanced product development laboratory.

We are proud to announce, despite COVID related delays, we’ll start of our industrial operations in June of 2021. Construction is underway.

We are driven by the fact that best products need best ingredients.

Extraction + Processing

Our business and operational processes guarantee that even our most remotely located suppliers can be at the forefront of technology and innovation. We have longstanding relations with equipment manufacturers and research institutions, and deep knowledge of agricultural practices and process engineering.

EXTRACTION + PROCESSING
EXTRACTION + PROCESSING

Extraction + Processing

Our continuous cooperation with equipment manufacturers and research institutions, combined with deep knowledge of agricultural practices and process engineering ensure that even our most remotely located supplier has access to cutting edge technology.

Application

Application

Are you looking for solubility, color and flavor stability in challenging matrices, or specific flavor profiles? Just let us know what you are looking for and we will find the perfect match for you.

Application

Application

Are you looking for solubility, color and flavor stability in challenging matrices, or specific flavor profiles? Just let us know what we are looking for and we will find the perfect match for you.

Management

Each harvest is unique, there are lessons to be learned every season. This learning curve is one of our competitive advantages, and we use it to minimize any natural challenges we might face during the extraction and processing.

CHRISTIAN HEINEKEN

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Christian holds a master’s degree in Food Engineering from the University of Hohenheim (Germany). He has held a variety of R&D and Operations positions in a global leading European juice and flavor company, and spent many years setting-up and managing its citrus oil processing facility in Brazil. Christian’s activities have always been focused on essential oils, juice aromas, plant extracts, and ingredients to elaborate natural flavors and fragrances. His extensive experience allowed him to give support to many fruit processing plants around the world, helping them improve their product quality and yields.

Seeking new and exciting challenges, Christian has been appointed as technical advisor to Sunareva, bringing his technological, analytical and industrial operations expertise to the enterprise. Christian is married and has one son and twin daughters.

SANTIAGO MARTINEZ AUTIN

Santiago’s journey in the juice and flavor business started in 1986 and took him to management levels at various of the most important orange, lemon and apple processors in South America.

After nearly 20 years, he founded U-Citrus, a uruguayan based sales and logistics structure for world-wide supply of fruit juices. This platform synergizes the strengths of small and medium size juice processors in south america. U-citrus accomplishes this, while maintaining the independence and uniqueness of each participant.

Since its inception in 2005, U-citrus has become a major player in the argentine industrial lemon business. It currently manages approximately 15% of the world supply of lemon juice.

In the seek for a new supply approach of citrus oils and fruit aromas, he launches Sunareva in 2019. This new venture, designed from scratch, is based on combining cutting edge technology, unparalleled access to selected fruit processors and a prime geographical and business location.

He holds a degree in economics and is married and the father of two sons.

Management

Each harvest is unique, there are lessons to be learned every season. This learning curve is one of our competitive advantages, and we use it to minimize any natural challenges we might face during the extraction and processing.

CHRISTIAN HEINEKEN

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Christian holds a master’s degree in Food Engineering from the University of Hohenheim (Germany). He has held a variety of R&D and Operations positions in a global leading European juice and flavor company, and spent many years setting-up and managing its citrus oil processing facility in Brazil. Christian’s activities have always been focused on essential oils, juice aromas, plant extracts, and ingredients to elaborate natural flavors and fragrances. His extensive experience allowed him to give support to many fruit processing plants around the world, helping them improve their product quality and yields.

Seeking new and exciting challenges, Christian co-founded Sunareva, bringing his technological, analytical and industrial operations expertise to the enterprise. Christian is married and has one son and twin daughters.

SANTIAGO MARTINEZ AUTIN

Santiago’s journey in the juice and flavor business started in 1986 and took him to management levels at various of the most important orange, lemon and apple processors in South America.

After nearly 20 years, he founded U-Citrus, a uruguayan based sales and logistics structure for world-wide supply of fruit juices. This platform synergizes the strengths of small and medium size juice processors in south america. U-citrus accomplishes this, while maintaining the independence and uniqueness of each participant.

Since its inception in 2005, U-citrus has become a major player in the argentine industrial lemon business. It currently manages approximately 15% of the world supply of lemon juice.

In the seek for a new supply approach of citrus oils and fruit aromas, he co-launches Sunareva in 2019. This new venture, designed from scratch, is based on combining cutting edge technology, unparalleled access to selected fruit processors and a prime geographical and business location.

He holds a degree in economics and is married and the father of two sons.

OUR PRODUCTS

Thanks to our extensive industry experience, high-quality raw materials, and outstanding services, we are recognized as extraordinary Flavor & Fragrance Ingredients suppliers. We are the trade partner of choice for some of the most important names in the business.

For more information about our products, please contact us.

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