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Happy Holidays and Happy New Year 2022

09 -12-2021

On behalf of the entire Araven team, we wish you happy holidays and Happy New Year 2022.


09 -12-2021

The initiative is “a step forward to integrate sustainability in the company’s DNA and to contribute to a better planet for next generations by more active policies”

The increasing use of recycled raw materials has been appreciated this year by awards to two of its products: Oceanis baskets and carts ranges given by the Observatorio de Innovación en Gran Consumo (Innovation in Big Consumption Observatory) and the 4eBin bulk dispenser in the Best!N Food contest.

Replacement of its vehicle fleet for others holding ECO label and the catalogues edition in PEFC certificated paper show the commitment of the business group to fostering their enviromental footprint all along their work.

Regarding social work, Araven Group has continued working together with different NGOs and charities and its support has enabled, for instance, to vaccinate over 900 children against pneumonia in Mozambique and Ethiopia

Merry Christmas and Happy 2021 from Araven OM Group!

15 -12-2020

We wish to share with you the special time coming. 2020 has not been an easy year: full of emotions, reinvention, resilience… as well as of generosity.

That’s why we want to thank you for your confidence. May the New Year bring us health and may we continue growing together by your side

From all the people belonging to this big Araven OM Group family:

Merry Christmas and Happy 2021

Araven and the Basque Culinary Center renew their partnership for training and research into gastronomy and food safety for another five years

10 -10-2019

The Spanish company that is the leading manufacturer of products for Horeca professionals teams up with Spain’s first Faculty of Gastronomic Sciences, offering its experience and expertise to develop innovative joint projects in this field.

On the occasion of the San Sebastián Gastronomika Congress, Raúl PurroyBusiness Development Manager at Araven and Joxe Mari AizegaManaging Director of the Basque Culinary Center, signed a new agreement to continue and extend the common lines of work laid down in the initial agreement signed in 2014. 

A new joint area of work has been added in this agreement: the LABe-Digital Gastronomy Lab, a living lab of open innovation to address the subject of digital transformation in gastronomy.  Araven will continue to take part in the training programmes organised by the Basque Culinary Center and will offer assessment on food preservation and handling.

Araven presents its new 5-compartment serving tray for canteen catering

29 -08-2018

Araven, leader in the design and manufacture of products for the HoReCa industry, is launching its new tray designed for consuming food directly without the need for plates and which incorporates various innovative features aimed at improving its use. 

The possibility of using one tray to cover another and the special grooves for cutlery are just two of the tray's most original features

Araven, winner of the 2017 Zaragoza Chamber of commerce Export Award

18 -05-2018

On Friday 18th May Zaragoza Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services announced the winners of the 2017 Export Awards in recognition of the international activity of Aragonese businesses. This year’s edition marked the 40th anniversary of these awards.

Araven won the award in the category of medium-sized enterprises. The other winning companies are Zalux (large enterprise), Sismoha (small enterprise), Soluciones Luminiscentes (export entrepreneur) and Ebroacero (international achievement award). The awards are to be presented in a ceremony that will take place on 7th June at 19.00 hours. 

Araven is one of the first companies to make the transition from the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certification to the new ISO 2015 version

24 -08-2017

There are very few companies in the industry that have taken this important step – just 10% in the whole of Spain and 18% in Aragon according to data provided by the audit firm Lloyd’s Register.

International ISO 9001 certification is a quality management system standard that sets a world benchmark and enhances companies’   competitive advantage and business reputation.

The prestigious Chef Pedro Subijana joins the campaign “Araven in the world’s best kitchens”

01 -06-2017

The renowned chef, whose restaurant boasts three Michelin stars, is the latest to take part in this initiative following other famous chefs such as Martín Berasategui, Jesús Almagro and the Mexican Enrique Olvera

Araven, the spanish company that is a leader in solutions for the food service industry, has fully equipped the kitchens of the Akelarre restaurant in Monte Igueldo, San Sebastián with a complete range of its products, resuming its collaboration with Subijana that first started in 2006. 

Enrique Olvera, prestigious mexican chef, joins "Araven in the world's best kitchens" campaign

08 -03-2017

This leading figure in contemporary Mexican cuisine is to join the initiative in which other renowned chefs such as Martín Berasategui and Jesús Almagro already participate 

The Spanish company, leader in solutions for the food service industry, has supplied its entire range of products to equip the kitchens of the world-famous chef who triumphs with his ‘Pujol de Mexico’ restaurant, voted no. 25 among the “The World’s Top 50 Restaurants”, and the ‘Cosme’ in New York, rated as 3 Star by The New York Times 

GED reaches agreement to acquire the Spanish company Araven

10 -02-2017

  • Based in Zaragoza, Spain, and with offices in Mexico and the United States, Araven is a leading firm in the design, manufacture and marketing of products for the foodservice and commercial equipment sector.
  • The company ended the 2016 financial year ahead of target, with a sales turnover of 22.3 million euros, 72% from foreign markets, as Araven exports to 70 countries on five continents
  • Oquendo is also taking part in the operation with a provision of additional capital and funding
  • Once again, GED focuses on a regional industrial enterprise, leader in its sector and with an outstanding international outlook.

What are the five key moments during the shopping process?

01 -02-2017

In a study carried out by Araven on the shopping experience, it is concluded that maximum attention to all of the aspects involved in the shopping process, from the moment  shoppers enter a store to the moment they leave, is very important in order to ensure a positive experience and to build customer loyalty. 

This market-leading Spanish company is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its first handheld shopping basket, with sales of more than 7 million units in 50 countries in the five continents.

It was in 2005 when Araven’s constant innovation resulted in the world’s first basket with a telescopic handle and wheels, marking the start of its Shop & Roll line, followed more recently by another innovative milestone: Araven’s compact Loop shopping cart. Its range currently covers all types of shopping requirements and shop formats, with modern, carefully designed products. 

A study by a prestigious spanish study universitiy shows that Araven Airtight containers for foodservice prolong the useful life of foods reducing the level of wastage

20 -10-2016

The Foods of Plant Origin Research Group at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Zaragoza analyzed chicken breast samples over a period of six days that were stored in four of the market’s top-rated and top-selling containers. They found that Araven’s containers were the best at protecting food from external contamination.

Correct preservation of food prolongs its useful life and enables Horeca professionals to reduce wastage and save on costs. Araven airtight containers contribute to improving food management in this sector. 


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