Real estate for sale - Agricultural businesses
Outstanding organic apple plantation on 18 ha with Demeter certification in Friuli in Northern Italy
Close to the sea and the mountains, this well-managed organic apple orchard is situated in the fertile countryside of Friuli. The company holds various organic certifications and is also Demeter certified. Apples are produced in outstanding organic quality, with mainly Granny Smith variety being cultivated with its acknowledged positive characteristics. The farm works with the most modern and gentle agricultural technology. It is a closed system with 4.20 m high hail nets and lateral nets, the distance between the trees is 0.8 m x 3.2 m. A computer-controlled irrigation system with remote control for fertilisation as well as surface and drip irrigation is used. The annual production currently amounts to approx. 700 - 1,000 tons of apples. The property includes a building of approx. 350 m² with a storage area for the machines, storage rooms, office and dining room on the ground floor as well as 2 apartments on the upper floor. A photovoltaic system with an area of 350 m² is also part of the farm as well as 2 wells with a total of 250 litres/sec, operated by 2 pumps (electric and 6-cylinder diesel). The company is sold with all treatment and harvesting machinery and equipment.