Magro Brothers Group of Companies was founded in 1916 by three brothers and their father. As the father already was a leading general provision merchant with experience, the company grew really fast. In 1934, the Magro family established the first tomato processing plant and launched the first food processing business on the island of Gozo, a small Maltese island.
The company's activities quickly spread and the business became successful, so the entrepreneurs diversified and launched their own dairy products and craft food. Thanks to a deep-rooted family spirit and a highly motivated workforce, the Magro Brothers Group of Companies has become a competitive company and prosper in the food processing sector, it is today one of the three leading companies in the food and beverage industry. Moreover, they expanded their activity to the property business and the gifting and retail sector.
[...] It is the first brand the Margo Brothers Group created in 1934. Target: Retail customers Mayor produces and distributes a large range of food products such as tomato sauce, different kinds of sauces, beans cans, Fruit Cocktail cans and sweetcorn cans. Target: Retail customers + catering professionals. Jolly Brand is the Magro Brothers' range which targets catering professionals with three types of sauce. Target: Catering professionals Stukku is another range of products specialized in different types of elaborated sauces to cook with. [...]
[...] The Tigrija Palazz is a shopping Centre situated on the island of Gozo. It contains 33 shopping outlets and one bistro. As we can see, the Margo Brothers Group of Companies developed a wide range of products to focus on specific demands from customers. To be able to grow on a very competitive market with huge competitors, the Margo Group of Companies focuses both on retail customers and catering professionals. Moreover, they kept developing their market at the local scale with the chain of supermarket "Crai" and the shopping center "Tigrija Palazz". [...]
[...] Access to finance: Advantageous loan terms Collateral-free loans Private internationalization development funds Trans-border European venture capital market Labor: Skilled labor at competitive wages English is used in most businesses, as well as Italian, French and German. Low labour costs Low unemployment rates Disadvantage of conducting a business in a Maltese Environment: Emerging trend for relocation of local plants to competing plants elsewhere in Europe which makes it harder for companies to be as competitive as they used to be. Limited workforce size Social Magro Brothers Group of Companies generates work for another 100 companies directly or indirectly. [...]
[...] Human resources With more than 150 employees divided on more than 15 different sectors, the Magro Brothers Group of Companies works on the belief that "to win in the market place, we must first win in the workplace". To do so, the company ensures that employees are feeling welcomed, recognized and even rewarded. Moreover, the company is transparent on their business goals and plans so that the employees truly feel involved. Market While Magro Brothers Group of Companies produces most of its products locally, they created international relations and distributes their products all around the world. [...]
[...] It was created to strengthened the competitiveness and sustainability of European SMEs and to encourage the creation and growth of SMEs thanks to a Euro2,3 billion investment between 2014 and 2020. The Malta Chamber The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry represents the private sector in Malta on an economic point of view. It aims to create a truly competitive environment for entrepreneurs who conduct Maltese businesses. Concretely, the Chamber expands export and foreign sales for Malta based manufacturers such as Magro Brothers Group of Companies. [...]
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