Chamber Award at Distribuciones de Jamón Cerezo S.L.

Distribuciones del Jamón Cerezo, from Terrassa, has been awarded the Cambra Prize 2015 to the Demarcation Business Initiative

Created in 1964 in Terrassa, Distribuciones del Jamón Cerezo SL is dedicated to the wholesale trade of meat and meat products and sale and handling of hams, shoulders, sausages, cheeses. The company specializes in the process of drying and curing hams and shoulders, an activity that develops in the new facilities that the company has in Serón (Almeria). Its founder, Antonio Cerezo, initiated precisely the activity of the company with the sale of hams from its source oblation, Seron. The company, which also dedicates to the preparation, manufacture and commercialization of Christmas lots throughout Catalonia, as well as to the distribution of wines and cavas of large brands and, in a complementary way, also sells oil, preserves, smoked and liqueurs, has of a total of 1,500 product references. As of the year 1975, the company started a growth phase that culminated in 1988 with the inauguration of new facilities of 1.400m2 and the first shop “Iberian Crafts” . In 1990, the company experienced a strong growth rate of around 20% during the entire decade after the opening of new stores in L’Hospitalet and Cornellà de Llobregat and in 2000 it began its activity Exporter accompanied by a process of expansion of facilities and opening of new points of sale. With a turnover of over 16 million euros, 20% comes from exports, Distribuciones del Jamon Cerezo has a portfolio of 6,000 customers and sells more than 220 thousand pieces of ham and more than 40,000 batches per year. The company, with a professional team of 56 workers, regularly exports to France, Portugal, Germany, Andorra, United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, Czech Republic, Hungary, Holland, Belgium, Denmark and Finland. With a clear customer orientation, the company is currently recognized for the quality of its product and its service, adapted to the preferences of its customers and guaranteeing deliveries in less than 96 hours in any country in Europe.