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WHO WE ARE

ADP Fertilizantes.

Leaders in plant nutrition and high value-added products

ADP Fertilizantes has its origins in the late 19th century and in 2009 joined the Grupo Fertiberia family. Today, it has become one of the leading companies in the production and marketing of high value-added plant nutrition products not only in Portugal, where it has always been a market leader, but also throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle and Far East and Australia.

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With a production capacity of more than 1.1 million tonnes in three factories located in Alverca, Lavradio and Setúbal, and thanks to important logistical support, it has a broad land, rail and sea distribution network to cover the demand and guarantee the satisfaction of all its customers, especially those located in the Iberian Peninsula.

ADP Fertilizantes has a large and experienced team of specialised technicians, which ensures advice to farmers and an efficient post-sale service in a very competitive market with a high level of technical specialisation.

WHERE TO FIND US

Main locations

With its head office and production centre in Alverca do Ribatejo, near Lisbon, ADP has two other factories, one in Setúbal and the other in Lavradio, as well as a logistics site in Barcelos.

A privileged location in Portugal for the distribution of our products

Activity. Production and sale of fertilisers and industrial products

Find out where the other Grupo Fertiberia companies are located.

Our Head Office
Estrada Nacional nº 10
Salgados da Póvoa, apartado 88
2616-907 Alverca Do Ribatejo, Portugal

+351 210 300 400
geral@adp-fertilizantes.pt

WHAT WE DO

An expert range of agronomic and industrial products

Bioscience

Nutritive, biotechnological liquid formulas to supplement crop nutrition, biofertilisation and bioprotection.

Tech

Solid crop nutrition solutions for soil application with technology that improves nutrient efficiency.

Aqua

Water-soluble liquid and solid crop nutrition for application through irrigation water. Suitable for precision agriculture.

Classic

Solid crop nutrition compounds for direct application to the soil. Characterized by their high quality.

Environment

Liquid and solid products derived from ammonia and urea for the removal of nitrogen oxides (NOx gases with harmful effects on human health) and the treatment of wastewater, thus enabling a large number of industries to comply with the regulatory standards established by European and national environmental legislation.

Chemical
industry

These are products such as urea, ammonia or nitric acid which function as raw materials in the chemical industry and in sectors such as steel, pharmaceuticals, wood and cosmetics.

Animal
feed

Urea is a non-protein nutritional additive that provides nitrogen to the bacterial flora living in the digestive system of ruminants, improving feed intake and digestion.

Civil
explosives

A range of solid and liquid ammonium nitrate-based products used in the manufacture of civil explosives such as emulsions and ANFO, the most widely used explosive on the market.

FERTIBERIA TECH

Our sales channel in Spain

In Spain, we market our products through the Fertiberia TECH sales channel, which encompasses a whole range of highly technological and innovative plant nutrition solutions with expert sales advice.

To complement these services, Fertiberia TECH has its own website where users can consult data sheets with characteristics and properties of the different product ranges, identify possible deficiencies by crop, nutrient and dichotomous key, access specific recommendations for each type of crop, etc.

Do you have any questions?

We offer you an extensive network of sales representatives specialised in the Fertiberia TECH product ranges.

OUR MANAGEMENT AT ADP

A RESPONSIBLE WAY TO ACT

Responsible management - Special attention to our products at all stages

In order to minimise any negative effects of our products on health, safety and the environment, we take exceptional care during all stages of their life cycle, from their conception to their final application. To achieve this responsible management, we are committed to providing our employees with the necessary training and means to establish appropriate procedures, as well as disclosing to our customers the best practices in the use of our products.

In addition to compliance with all applicable legal requirements, we are responsible for:

  • Responsibility at all stages. Develop our products in such a way as to minimise adverse effects throughout their life cycle.
  • Conscientious suppliers. Select raw material suppliers and service providers that take into account the impact on the environment and the safety of the operations they perform.
  • Constant improvement. Concern for continuous improvement in occupational health and safety, as well as in the reduction of emissions and waste.
  • Safe logistics. Store, transport and distribute products in safe conditions, minimising adverse effects on the environment.
  • Adequate supply. Apply products such as fertilisers and agricultural amendments in the correct and adequate quantity and form, according to the specific characteristics of the crop and the receiving media.
  • Second life of products. Reuse unused products and packaging and, if not possible, dispose of them safely.

 

Download our Integrated Management Policy here in Portuguese ↓

Quality Management - Supplying Quality Products and Services

ADP's path to excellence is through the development of high quality products and services that, while complying with all applicable legal requirements and being competitive on the market, meet the expectations of each customer.

For this purpose, we are looking for:

  • Customer contact. Maintain permanent contact with the customer in order to anticipate their needs and know their opinion on the quality of the products supplied.
  • Optimal management. Guarantee the existence of adequate management mechanisms to ensure the functioning of a quality management system and its continuous improvement.
  • Involvement of everyone. Ensure the involvement and active participation of all the company's collaborators in order to guarantee product competitiveness, availability and quality.
  • Essential training. Ensuring that all the company's employees have the necessary skills to carry out their duties.
  • Provision of technical resources. Confirm the provision of the technical resources necessary to fulfil the objectives by means of plans for the maintenance, renovation and updating of the facilities.
  • Requirements for suppliers. Require suppliers to comply with standards in accordance with the company's quality models.

Social and environmental management - Responsible Action Principles

One of our core values is social and environmental responsibility. For this reason, we implement Responsible Action principles and develop our activities with a view to contributing to sustainable development, aiming at the efficient use of natural and energy resources.

In this way, we confirm our commitment to:

  • Legal requirements. Comply with all applicable legal requirements.
  • Environmental footprint. Identify and minimise environmental impacts and risks arising from its activities.
  • Environmental objectives. Establish and control environmental objectives and targets, guaranteeing the resources necessary for their fulfilment.
  • Adaptable techniques. Identify and apply the best available techniques that adapt, at all times, to the development, operation and decommissioning of its facilities.
  • Knowledge. Train and motivate its collaborators in the application of good environmental practices and in the prevention of industrial and environmental accidents.
  • Supplier principles. Select its product suppliers and service providers taking into account their environmental commitment and compliance with the company's internal procedures.
  • Disclosure of best practices. Communicate to customers and consumers the correct way to apply the products to minimise their impact on the environment.
  • Communication of the commitment. Disclose its environmental commitment to the authorities, other social partners and the general public.

 

Download our Energy Policy here in Portuguese ↓

Health and Safety Management - Preventive and Protective Measures

We aim to adopt preventive and protective measures that can guarantee high levels of safety for people and facilities, minimising negative environmental impacts, always with a view to continuous improvement.

To this end, our management is committed to:

  • Prevention measures. Develop and implement measures aimed at preventing accidents and limiting their consequences, defined and quantified in objectives and action plans framed within management systems.
  • Regulatory compliance. Comply with the applicable legal requirements, as well as with the safety principles derived from the recommendations of Fertilizers Europe, n particular with regard to (Product Stewardship).
  • Awareness-raising and training. Raise awareness, educate and train all our employees, as well as other people who interact with our activity on a daily basis (auxiliary companies, suppliers, visitors, etc.) so that they can safely and responsibly manage activities and condition behaviour.
  • Review of procedures. Periodically review all the procedures derived from the application of the safety policy, whenever there are changes in the applicable legal requirements, in the activities, products, services, operating conditions and organisational measures of the group and each of the companies that make it up.
  • Process improvement. Systematically and continuously seek to improve all processes, with the aim of increasing the company's commitment to safety management.
  • Shared commitment. Take into account the contribution of all the people working in the company, in all phases of the definition and implementation of the safety management system.

 

Download our brochure on "Fertiliser Storage and Safety" here in Portuguese ↓

Facility Management - SOPAC and Alverca, our accredited laboratories

SOPAC

Our SOPAC laboratory is accredited in accordance with standard NP EN Accreditation Certificate.

Download below:


We also have a specific laboratory policy for SOPAC.


The tests that we perform in this laboratory to guarantee the quality of the products are listed in:

 

Alverca

The laboratory in our Fertiliser Production Plant at Alverca (UFAA - Unidade Fabril de Adubos de Alveca, in Portuguese) is accredited in accordance with standard NP EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018. Download below:


We also have a specific laboratory policy for the Alverca laboratory:


The tests that we perform in this laboratory to guarantee the quality of our product are listed in:

Prevention of serious accidents (Seveso Directive)

  • Public Information - UFAA
  • Public information - Lavradio
  • Public information - SOPAC
    * PDF available in Portuguese

Our commitment

Certificates that endorse our way of working

We have four prestigious certifications that recognise our commitment to quality and continuous improvement of our processes, the conservation of the environment and safety for the development of our plant nutrition products.

OUR TOOLS

Tools at the service of farmers

Do you know how to get the most out of your crop fertilisation to optimise your investments?

Fertilisation calculator

Learn the necessary information for a correct fertilisation of the main crops.

Soil, plant and water analyses

Fertilising tips taking into account soil fertility and nutrient content in plants and irrigation water.

Logotipo de Fertiberia TECH, APP

Fertiberia TECH App

Free application with detailed information on which products in the range are most suitable for crop nutrition.

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