Ballester Hermanos, Inc. was established in 1914 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, by Francisco and Miguel Ballester Ripol. Since then, the company has grown to become one of the biggest distributors in Puerto Rico, establishing five central business units: Grocery/Retail, Frozen, Beers, Wines & Spirits, Food Service and Health, and Home & Beauty Care.
The Food Service Division was created in 1999 to offer services such as sales and specialized consulting to restaurants and hotels, among other businesses, making it its goal to become a partner to its clients from the food industry.
By 2005, the company also began to produce its Food and Wine Sales Show. where all its brands are displayed, creating, at the same time, another networking platform for future clients.
Wholesales for restaurants,
hotels, and food-related businesses