Published by AMTEC on 10th Jan 2019


A Vaderstad Topdown working in Costa Rica

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LOCATION: Fyffes, Costa Rica

EXPORT: Väderstad TopDown

2 minutes read | 10 January 2019

Customer Profile

Fyffes, a well-known name within the tropical produce market, has been in operation since 1888, making them one of the oldest distributors in the industry! Fyffes specialises in growing and ripening bananas, pineapples, melons, plantains, avocado, cassavas, and other exotic produce.

The Challenge

Fyffes’ banana orchard in sunny Costa Rica needed rejuvenation and required a cultivator capable of performing both deep and shallow work. The goal was to preserve moisture in the fertile soil while preparing it for the upcoming year.

Väderstad TopDown 400

The Väderstad TopDown was Fyffes’ desired machine for the task because it excels in performing multiple operations in a single pass and ensures a perfect soil mixing every time. Its durable discs can be fine-tuned to the ideal depth directly from the tractor cab to achieve optimal soil preparation.

Check out the video below to see AMTEC in action!

Fyffes selected AMTEC (formally Ellis Machinery) for our proven reliability in sourcing and exporting quality used farm machinery and agricultural equipment. Our skilled in-house mechanics provide meticulous attention to detail, contributing to our impressive DEFRA first-time pass rate of 90%. This ensures our international customers receive machinery that adheres strictly to regulations, guaranteeing seamless and prompt delivery.

Choose AMTEC – A leading worldwide export distributor of used farm machinery agricultural machinery for sale.

At AMTEC we stock a great range of farm machinery brands, like the Väderstad, to provide our customers with the best new and used farm equipment options. Our customer-centric approach ensures that farmers who partner with us save time and money while making the best choices for their needs.

Contact us today by calling 01926 640 637, emailing [email protected], or using the form on our website. Discover how we can assist you – you won’t regret it!

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