Ypioca Agroindustrial Ltda.
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1st Generation: Dario Telles de Menezes
As he landed in the state of Ceará in 1846 Dario Telles, a Portuguese of keen foresight, brought along the secrets of the finest European distilled . After settling in the city of Maranguape, he set up a prosperous still which he baptized Ypióca. It all started with a small ceramic alembic he had carried along from Portugal.
2nd Generation: Dario Borges Telles Although the second generation, led by captain Dario Borges Telles, introduced cast iron stills, processing was still entirely manual.
3nd Generation: Paulo Campos Telles
In 1929 Paulo Campos Telles took over and brought about important innovations such as bottling liters with a precision dropper and aging in balsamic barrels which allowed stocking for periods of over two years.
4nd Generation: Everardo Ferreira Telles
In1968 the fourth generation, under the guidance of Everardo Ferreira Telles, assumed control of the enterprise and brought about significant innovations and state of the art technology. This originated new additional establishments as well as a diversified range of products thus making Ypióca one of the most solid beverage companies in the country.
Company The company have a five factories, located in the areas where the culture of the sugar cane prevails, around Fortaleza-CE.
The first factory is located in Maranguape, only 30 Km from Fortaleza. Here, the entire production is aged in barrels made of medicinal and aromatic wood much like the 'balsamo' used by the first generations. The firm's original premises, also in Maranguape, house the Ypióca Museum where equipments and machines from the 19th century can be admired.
The second Cachaca factory is located in Pecém, a small town on the coast of Ceará. It is surrounded by its own sugar cane plantations and also uses barrels of balsamic wood in the production and aging process of the spirit.
The firm's third and fourth factories are in Pindoretama and Acarape, near the coastline of Ceará. Here, the company owns immense, irrigated sugar cane plantations that supply the factories.
In addition to the extensive production, the factories are strategically located near the city of Pacajus, the main supplier of cashew, used to manufacture Acayú.
The fifth factory in Paraipaba, is Ypióca's largest in Brazil, Bordered by magnificent, irrigated sugar cane plantations, this factory was implanted in 1996 over 1500 hectares and counts on the latest breakthroughs in modern technology relative to the sector. This factory is also responsible for generating employment in the measure of thousands of direct and indirect jobs which, together to those created by the firm's other enterprises, add to over 20,000 in Brazil.