A new stage
Our business strategy has put us on a fast track to expansion. We are currently experiencing a higher growth than the average in the sector. This success is the result of our continual development and improvements, making our company known in the sector as an innovative manufacturer of great prestige.
Personalised business strategy
Each day we strive to achieve the best results from our work making great efforts in each department to offer the best personalised service to our clients. Our aim is to have both the closest collaboration with our suppliers in each of our procedures and a highly motivated staff so as to keep expanding.
Through the management of our highly qualified professionals, who contribute their knowledge and skills every day, we optimize our manufacturing processes and offer our best team work.
|Our policy of constant advances in our procedures and processes enables us to make great improvements, step by step, gradually, slowly but steadily.|
Business expansion in international markets
In Pastor y Canales we have a defined plan to expand internationally. Our products are already available in five continents and are enjoyed at present in many countries in the world, but we still continue to work to expand our market share worldwide.
Did you know that…
…At Pastor y Canals S.A. we have been
|…our authentic GOMINOLAS ® jellies are consumed
on five continents, in countries as diverse as Australia,
Italy, Morocco and Costa Rica?
Our 42 years of activity
Founded in Pinto (Madrid) in 1968, Pastor y Canales S.A. is the continuation of other sweet manufacturing companies established by the Pastor family, originally from Tibi (Alicante), cradle of nougats and traditional ice creams. In 1939 this family established their first confectionary company in Oran (Argelia), becoming the exclusive suppliers of the American airbases in North Africa. They were also the owners of the famous tea shop “La Marquesita”, frequented by allied troops.
The second stage of their business venture took place in Casablanca (Morocco) en the early 1950s. A great variety of confectionary was manufactured there: biscuits, nougats, chocolates and hollow chocolate figures, candied fruits and all types of sweets and candies.
In the early 60s, part of the family decided to set off to Spain and build another factory in Pinto (Madrid). During the 60s and 70s, under the overall brand name “Roypas” Pastor y Canals S.A. became one of the pioneers of the sector, specialising in jellies distributed under the brand “Gominolas ®”, with well-known products such as the strips of little bears “OSYS”, strawberry coins, Pasisiens or strawberry milkshakes, to name but a few.
In 1983 with the death of the founder of the company, D. Isidro Pastor, his niece Teresa inherited the property of the said factory and, in spite of her youth, the challenge of directing it.
For the next 26 years (between 1983 and 2009), Teresa Pastor Canals led the company, which during this period grew and the market share of ROYPAS was consolidated. She focussed on areas of innovation, differentiation and quality – key values for the company that endure today. Since early 2010, with the entry of new investors as majority shareholders of the company, and with the spirit of enhancing the prestige of the image of the company, a period of strong expansion has begun.
Our history in pictures
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