Agrisicilia – 30 years of history
Agrisicilia was launched in 1990 to make inspired jam and marmalade from exceptional Sicilian citrus fruit.
For centuries, the world’s finest citrus fruit has come from our local region, the sundrenched volcanic plains of Sicily. Since establishing Agrisicilia, we have strived to offer nothing but the best citrus jams and marmalades produced from this rich bounty. For the past three decades, we’ve adhered to one guiding principle–to never do anything that would compromise the quality and reputation we’ve worked so hard to build over the years.
The age-old recipes were in use long before the company was founded. We built on those classics using trial and error, back in the days when we used to make test batches in copper pans and stir them with wooden spoons. Those endless trials and attempts at the beginning helped us find the perfect recipes. We potted everything by hand and went from door to door selling our products. The trunk of our car was always full of jam and marmalade to give to local shopkeepers who believed in us. We’re proud that we can still count them among our customers more than 30 years later! People gave us their backing and showed faith in us by placing small orders, which gave us the confidence to keep going and believe in ourselves.
They’d pat us on the back affectionately when we turned up with a trolley full of new flavors to try. The smiles of those who always placed their trust in us gave us the impetus we needed to keep getting better, in tireless pursuit of our goal: making the very best Sicilian citrus fruit marmalade and jam.
They’d pat us on the back affectionately when we turned up with a trolley full of new flavours to try. The smiles of those who always placed their trust in us gave us the impetus we needed to keep on getting better, in tireless pursuit of our goal: making the very best Sicilian citrus fruit marmalade and jam..
Nothing compares to Sicilian citrus fruit. It is extra special due to the sun, the sea, the salty air and the uniquely varying climate, which is influenced by Mount Etna. Our vast orchards stretch up the slopes of the volcano from the Plain of Catania.
The captivating perfume of blossoms fills the air in the orange groves all around us. Sicily is not always an easy place to live, but we are devoted to our homeland and determined to boost its fortunes with our thriving, locally owned and managed company. The decision to make jam and marmalade from the delicious citrus fruit that grows in our rich local orchards not only underscores our love for the island, but also represents an exciting challenge for us!
Citrus fruit epitomizes the exceptional qualities of Sicily, which are perfectly encapsulated by our jam and marmalade.
We only remove the ends and occasionally the pips, if there are too many of them. All other parts of the citrus fruit are used, in a production process that is entirely carried out by hand.
Although a lot has changed over the years, one thing has remained the same since the beginning: our vision of producing the finest jam and marmalade made from the world’s best citrus fruit grown locally in Sicily. Through our dedicated staff, outstanding logistics, and tremendous production capacity, we are achieving this vision every day.