The Massa Family is a family with several generations of direct connection to the small village of Freixo de Espada a Cinta. For more than two hundred years, they’ve been linked to agriculture in this region. Back then, owning the biggest farm in the Superior Douro, Quinta d’Alva, with more than 500 hectares, they used to be the largest European almond producers. Nowadays, in the heart of the Douro International Park, where the landscape is filled with beautiful vineyards, olive groves and rocky hills touching the sky, we can find the family’s farms Quinta d’Alva and Quinta da Matança, as well as one of our factories and the company’s headquarters: Porttable Produtos Alimentares, Lda., created in 1999.
The two farms, sharing its’ lower borders with the Douro river across more than 2 km, are the crib for most of the raw material that give birth to our products. The remaining raw materials are purchased from local producers and criteriously selected throughout the year to guarantee the quality parameters during crop that the brand(s) have established.
As a company, we aim to be proud representants of one of the most prestigious and remote regions of Portugal across the globe.