Compra, honoring 70 years of business on island

Not all companies may boast 70 years of uninterrupted service to the community, but Compra can!

It recently celebrated the landmark at a gala affair at the Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino and floated a creative invitation, The Daily Com, a tabloid size newsletter, festooned with famous brand logos and some fun facts.

Allow me to quote:

The company was established in 1948 under the name Jan Bodegom & Co

The name COMPRA stands for Comestibles Preferible Arubano

Compra has more that 13,600 followers on FB

Compra Ltd. Is divided into 2 main buildings: The first on Engelandstraat housing the food service business and the second on Schotlandstraat operating the retail division

‘Compra Cares’ is dedicated to giving back to the community, in the form of goods and/or yearly contributions to community projects such as Aruba Doet

Compra’s employees have combined experience of 1682 years

Compra now employs more than 120 people

In 2013, Compra launched ‘Compra Activo’ and signed up more than 40 employees. They participate regularly in sport events on the island

Compra now represents more than 140 brands

Compra handles more than 700 containers per year

Compra has received various awards and recognition from brands it serves

Compra has more than 10 delivery truck providing daily service

Compra prides itself at posting less than 1% employee turn over

Compra’s warehouse and office space comprise more than 10.000m2

Pa Bien, your success is a sweet reward.  

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October 06, 2018
Rona Coster