GEORGES HELFER / About us
produits
15
Product type
pays
30
Country of origin
logistique
2
logistics platforms
Our expertise

Import, storage & distribution of overseas fruits: more than 50 years of certified expertise put to use with a view to ensuring high quality and your satisfaction

importation

Import

Specialising in the import of around key products sourced from 30 different countries (e.g. Peru, Mexico, Ivory Coast, Mali, Turkey, Egypt, Argentina, South Africa , Kenya, Israel, New Zealand etc.).

stockage

Storage

12 refrigerators (6 in Rungis and 6 in Plan d'Orgon) including 1 under controlled atmospheric conditions.
Many ripening rooms for avocados and mangoes.

distribution

Distribution

100% of the MINs (Marché d'Intérêt National = National Wholesale Food and Agricultural Market) and MIRs (Marché d'Intérêt Régional = Regional Wholesale Food and Agricultural Market).

OUR GOAL

« To ensure that purchasing organisations and wholesalers receive a regular supply of exotics fruits, and to offer new varieties of exotic flavour within the scope of a process of continual quality management and improvement. »

Georges Helfer, Founder of GEORGES HELFER

qualite
Quality

A continual quality management and improvement process

  • for the production
  • for the packaging
  • for the commercialisation
tracabilite
Food traceability & safety
 

  • the GlobalGap and Ecocert certification of our producing partners
  • the authorisation of each delivery and control of preparations
  • regular auditing of our quality management system
satisfaction
Your satisfaction

  • Respect for production
  • Guarantee of long-term, high-quality supply
  • A dedicated, proactive and multi-lingual* team    * French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian…
  • Personalised responses
OUR LOGISTICS PLATFORMS

2 warehouses, with high-performance equipment for the ripening, improvement and packaging of our selection of fresh, out-of-season fruits.

In the North: The 'MIN de Rungis' (Rungis National Wholesale Food and Agricultural Market)

6 refrigerators - with a capacity of 130 pallets.
6 ripening rooms - with a total capacity of 1500 pallets.
2 packaging machines for the production of net/girsac packaging, for example: 500g pack of limes / pack of 3 avocados / 1kg net of avocados.
2 thermosealing machines, enabling us to produce trays of avocados containing 2 ripe fruits (and in due course, trays of mangoes as well).
1 Sinclair machine (calibrator/labeller) enabling us on the size of the fruit on the one hand, and the ripeness on the other, while also offering a fruit labelling function as well.

In the South: Plan d'Orgon

6 refrigerators - with a capacity of 130 pallets.
6 ripening rooms - with a total capacity of 1500 pallets.
1 chilled slab - with a capacity of 120 pallets.
Several packaging machines for the production of net/girsac net bags - several calibrators -
1 film wrapping machine (for shrink-wrapped trays)

Our products
Exotic flavours, or controlled origin

This is a story that is about people, and relationships of trust with the official producers in more than 30 countries.

SEE OUR PRODUCTS

« Georges Helfer, certified sourcer of exotic flavours since 1962 »

OUR SALES TEAM

Proactive contacts - dedicated, dynamic, passionate and…multi-lingual

Olivier Fakhri
Managing Director
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Sandrine Robe
Sales and purchase department
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Jean-Christophe Torsiello
Responsable GMS France
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Sébastien Morlet
Responsable import Amerique
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David Forestier
Wholesalers department
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Christine Grave
Sales and purchase department
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Guillaume Sens
EXOTIC FRUITS DEPARTMENT
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Jérémie Tessier
Sales and purchase department
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Sarah Abdaoui
Sales and purchase department
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Thomas Mesa
SALES AND PURCHASE DEPARTMENT
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Arno Hamandjian
Exotic fruits DEPARTMENT
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Tony Devaux
Sales and purchase department
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