AZENDE Corporation reflects the will of an upright and committed group of individuals that have put their companies together under a single name. Progress, prosperity, growth, constant improvements and innovation, identify a corporation that advances each day with passion.
Our origins are rooted in the spirit of the rich lands of the PauteÂ´s valley in Ecuador, where a family company set itself the goal to offer alternatives and high quality products.
From 1966 to the present, the companies that compose AZENDE Corporation have been established as prosperous business based on the commitment to contribute with its activity to the development of Ecuador and to succeed in Latin America.
With their divisions and brands, Zhumir Distillery and JCC Distributor are the mainstays that have led the corporation from the mythical land of the â€śzhumiralesâ€ť to the challenging international markets.
The foundation of the distillery â€śLa Playaâ€ť in the Paute Valley by Mrs. Hortensia Mata OrdĂłĂ±ez.
The name changed to â€śDestilerĂa Zhumir. CĂa. Ltda.â€ť
Zhumir products diversification began.
The new bottling plant was inaugurated in Paute.
Creation of the distributor â€śDistribuidora JCCâ€ť, in order to market consumer products throughout Ecuador.
Distribuidora JCC is nationally expanded and Zhumir is launched across the country.
Distribuidora JCC is diversified: it starts to represent Gatorade drinks in Ecuador.
The operations in Peru began.
Operations in Colombia begin.
The diversification of production. â€śVivantâ€ť water factory is inaugurated.
Dacorclay begins operations: Taxi Licoteca.
Plasan plastics factory begins to operate.
Distribuidora JCC obtains Shell Lubricants representation for Ecuador.
The appliance store chain â€śLacofitâ€ť was opened.
â€śâ€¨All the companies were joined under the name of â€śAzende Corporationâ€ť.