Youngest members of Magro family open the 2014 tomato season

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Youngest members of Magro family open the 2014 tomato seasonThis is a special year for the Magro family as this year’s tomato season was opened by the throwing of tomatoes by the 2 latest additions to the family, baby Marta, Christian and Charmaine’s daughter and baby Tumas, Nicholas and Rossana’s son.

A tradition that has been followed ever since John Magro, Managing Director of Magro Brothers, was a child himself. Obviously 6-year old Mikela did her part as well.Youngest members of Magro family open the 2014 tomato seasonMagro Bros said that this is an exciting time – over a hundred and fifty employees are involved in one way or another to commence the harvesting season. Paperwork, maintenance on various, glimmering, stainless steel machinery is in check, trucks and tents are set up to welcome and weigh the red fruits and visits to local farmers ensures that the plants meet the strict quality control adhered to by the company.

The factory will now be operating around the clock with rivers of tomatoes making their way to their appropriate cans – some will be chopped into pulp chunks, others made into juice and sauces and yet others will be used in the production of Malta’s favourite brand – Three Hills Kunserva!Youngest members of Magro family open the 2014 tomato seasonMagro Brothers invite the public to join them during this special time. Factory tours, which are free of charge, are available, whereby qualified tour guides will give demonstrations of the entire tomato process – a tour which will be enjoyed by visitors of all ages.

Booking in advance is highly recommended. To book a tour please contact Magro on Freephone 8007 5533 or email on visits@magro.com.mt.

Group photo: The Magro Family (left to right) Nicholas, Mikela, Chrisitian, Charmaine, baby Marta, baby Tumas, Rossana, Lynn, John and Michael Magro.

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