Meeting the highest international standards, and specifications for global markets.
Constantly reviewing and enhancing our production and management processes and practices is key to ensure the quality and safety of our products. Our International Quality certifications are as follows:
PICO established its IPR department to maintain high quality plants from the reputable international breeders.
The IPR department at PICO is responsible for the following:
• Innovating Agricultural products.Identifying & Piloting the cultivation of new varieties locally
Managing global breeder relations through contracts.
Preventing unlawful usage of protected varieties.
Implementation of sound traceability & Variety monitoring mechanisms.
Technical support to sub licensee farmers through site visits in production and postproduction
Breeding programs at PICO:
Persistent to stay mindful in our day to day practices by reducing waste, saving energy, and minimizing our carbon footprint.
Some of our steps include:
Established in 1974, PICO Modern Agriculture Company was founded by the visionary, Dr. Kamel Tawfik Diab. A pioneer who explored varieties that were non-existent locally but in demand in the most premium markets globally. Dr. Kamel lead the first ever cultivation of arid desert land. He also lead PICO to become the first company to establish tissue culture labs in Egypt and to connect with global breeders.
PICO began its innovations by boosting the Egyptian citrus industry then to continue this legacy; the company introduced superior seedless grapes from California. Today this variety compromises 75% of Egypt’s grape export. To increase the country’s export growth opportunities, strawberry nurseries were created for the first time, which transformed their cultivation.Read More
Acres of farmed land in Egypt.
Tons of annual grown produce for local and export markets.
annual production of young plants through our tissue culture labs.
employees on and off of our farms.