Welcome to Our History

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Mergers and acquisitions

"Grupo Alfa entered the food market by buying companies from the Brener group. We were designated within the group as Sigma Alimentos."

1980

Organic growth

We went through an integration process of FUD brand.

1985

Organic growth

We acquired San Rafael brand.

1985

Organic growth

We added Chimex brand to our team.

1985

Commercial Alliance

We made a strategic alliance with Sodima Internacional to produce and distribute Yoplait in Mexico.

1992

Commercial Alliance

We began the distribution of Oscar Mayer in Mexico.

1993

Organic growth

We entered the cheese industry with the brand La Villita.

1993

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired San Antonio, a Mexican packaged meats company.

1997

Mergers and acquisitions

We welcomed Carnes Selectas Tangamanga to our team.

1999

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired Zar, a Costa Rican packaged meats company.

2002

Mergers and acquisitions

We integrated the Costa Rican cheese company NLATEC (Del Prado).

2002

Organic growth

We incorporated Café Olé; a beverage brand into our portfolio.

2003

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired Checo brand from Rep. Dominicana.

2003

Mergers and acquisitions

We added to our team a meats company from El Salvador.

2003

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired Galicia.

2004

Mergers and acquisitions

We welcomed Sosúa, a dairy company to our team.

2004

Mergers and acquisitions

We integrated Chen, a Mexican cheese company.

2004

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired the Mexican dairy company New Zealand, with great brands such as Noche Buena.

2005

Mergers and acquisitions

We integrated Nayar, a packaged meats producer in Mexico.

2006

Organic growth

We made a strategic alliance to produce and distribute Yoplait in Central America.

2006

Mergers and acquisitions

Bernina, a packaged meats company, joined Sigma family.

2007

Mergers and acquisitions

We welcomed into our family Industrias Alimentarias del Sureste (IASSA).

2007

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired MCP (Mexican Cheese Producers), a major producer of Hispanic cheese based in Wisconsin, USA.

2007

Mergers and acquisitions

We added Longmont to our portfolio, a packaged meats producer which main market is in the northwest of Mexico.

2008

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired Braedt, a Peruvian company dedicated to the production and commercialization of packaged meats.

2008

Commercial Alliance

We started distributing Bel cheeses.

2009

Mergers and acquisitions

We carried out a very significant acquisition in our history: Bar-S Foods, which produced and markets packaged meats in the U.S.

2010

Mergers and acquisitions

We added to our team Hidalmex, a Mexican packaged meats company.

2012

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired Supremo, a Mexican company dedicated to the production of packaged meats.

2012

Mergers and acquisitions

We integrated Corporación de Empresas Monteverde, a company dedicated to the production of cheese in Costa Rica.

2013

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired the operations of Comercial Norteamericana, a company specialized in the Foodservice segment through the distribution of fresh meat in Mexico, including the brand Certified Angus Beef.

2013

Mergers and acquisitions

We incorporated Juris into our team, a pioneer Ecuatorian company in the production of sausages.

2014

Mergers and acquisitions

We welcomed Laska, a Costa Rican packaged meats company.

2014

Mergers and acquisitions

We took an important step by acquiring Campofrio Food Group, leader in packaged meats in Europe, with a significant market presence in 8 countries.

2014

Mergers and acquisitions

We signed a strategic alliance agreement with PACSA.

2015

Commercial Alliance

We signed an agreement with Hersheys of Mexico for the retail distribution of its products.

2015

Mergers and acquisitions

We integrated the operations of Elaborados Cárnicos ECARNI from Ecuador.

2015

Mergers and acquisitions

We integrated RJ to our company.

2016

Mergers and acquisitions

We acquired SUPEMSA, a Peruvian leading company in the production and commercialization of packaged meats and dairy products.

2017

Mergers and acquisitions

We welcomed Caroli, a packaged meats company in Romania.

2017