The knowledge gained over 4 generations driven by the same passion

1988
1988

We were born in a very traditional way

Through the windmill to grind wheat, later to be sold as flour to the neighbouring population

1989
1989

We started a small plant

We produced several tons of wheat flour daily and began our expansion in the Western and Alentejo regions of Portugal

1991
1991

We established Farinhas Firmos to expand the business

We built the new plant to increase production capacity up to 50 tons per day

1993
1993

New production growth

Daily capacity increased up to 80 tons. We expanded the business in the bakery and pastry markets

2000
2000

Quality management system certification

Covering all the requirements of the ISO 9001 Quality Management System, effective until 2017 and certified by SGS - Société Générale de Surveillance SA. Production capacity increased up to 160 tons per day

2002
2002

New geographical expansion

We acquired more stores in strategic locations of the country in order to promptly meet the needs of local markets. We expanded the supply of our flours to the Northern and the Algarve regions of Portugal

2005
2005

We became a benchmark in the sector

We incorporated a more technologically advanced system for milling. Production capacity increased up to 300 tons per day

2015
2015

We established an experimental bakery

We invested in the creation and development of new products and concepts

2016
2016

We built a new silar block

We guarantee storage and management of raw materials needed for continuous production of the best flours

2017
2017

We incorporate new technologies and follow the challenges of the bakery and pastry market

We implemented a new manufacturing line for blends and compound flours and we finished the certification in the ISO 9001 Quality Management System

2018
2018

Food safety management system according to ISO 22000:2005

We developed the procedures for the implementation of a food safety management system in the entire production system, according to the ISO 22000 International Standard

Live a little of our history

We are preparing a new secret

Quality and trust, since 1991

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Innovation

We have the technical, human and logistical resources to analyse and meet the needs of our customers in the different markets and produce and deliver flours that are the most qualified response

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Technology

The plant is fully automated with one of the best cereal milling technologies and has infrastructures that allow control of the entire production process

technology

Experimental Bakery

The plant incorporates an experimental bakery for research and practical studies. It can thus continue to innovate and provide the flours that produce the most desirable bread and pastry

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