1945: OUR GREAT STORY BEGINS
Our great story begins with Nathaniel Pasarell and his son Charles.
1956: CHARLIE PASARELL
Charlie Pasarell becomes President of Puerto Rico Supplies (PRS).
PRS acquires distribution rights for Newport brand from Lorillard Tobacco.
1998: EDWIN PEREZ AND BORDEN FOODS
Edwin Perez joins the company as President and Jr. Partner. PRS acquires Borden Foods.
PRS acquires D’Jesco brands which include Country Crock, Lean Cuisine & Stouffer’s.
2005: PONCE CANDY
PRS acquires the distribution of Ponce Candy brands such as Charms, Fiesta & Arcor.
2006: PUERTO RICO SUPPLIES GROUP, INC.
Edwin Perez acquires the total shares of PRS evolving into Puerto Rico Supplies Group, Inc.
2006: F. PONT FLORES AND CARIBBEAN SNACKS
F. Pont Flores and Caribbean Snacks brands are bought.
PRSG takes over the distribution of Ferrero in supermarkets, pharmacies and stores.
2008: ALBERTO CULVER
PRSG acquires the distribution of Alberto Culver beauty products.
Simply brand of products is launched.
2009: GLAMOUR CORPORATION
PRSG buys Glamour Corporation becoming the largest prestige fragrance and cosmetic distribution company in Puerto Rico.
2009: JOHNSON & JOHNSON
PRSG acquires the distribution of Johnson & Johnson in select distribution channels.
2010: “THE ARK”
Inauguration of the state of the art warehouse “The Ark”.
2011: CARIBBEAN SNACKS & MORE
Start up of our first manufacturing plant Caribbean Snacks & More.
2011: BACARDI & UNILEVER
PRSG adds the distribution of Bacardi and Unilever’s brands.
2012: ROLAND AND THREE STAR MATCHES
PRSG becomes the distributor for Roland and Three Star Matches.
2013: AGRO PRODUCE
PRSG acquires the assets of Central Produce El Jibarito and opens Agro Produce; its new division for fresh fruits and vegetables.
PRSG acquires Vlasic from Pennacle Group.
2014: AGRO BANANA Copy
Acquisition of several farms under the company Agro Banana gives new depth to our business.
2014: SC JOHNSON
PRSG adds the distribution of SC Johnson brands.
2015: RJ REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO. AND IMPERIAL TOBACCO
PRSG adds to its tobacco portfolio Winston, Salem, Pall Mall and Camel brands becoming the largest cigarette distributor in PR.
PRSG acquires the distribution of Mondelez iconic chocolate, biscuits and chewing gums.
PRSG strengthens its home care portfolio acquiring Rocío paper products and the distribution rights for Bingo detergent brands.
PRSG acquires the distribution of Granuts from Nutresa.
2018: HERSHEY’S, HASBRO AND MARGO FARMS
PRSG acquires the distribution of Hershey’s, Hasbro and Margo Farms brands.
2019: PANAMERICAN GRAINS DISTRIBUTION
PRSG adds the Down-the-Trade and Horeca distribution of Gasolina, Fireball, Vita Coco and other brands from Panamerican Grain.
2021: BRAVADA VODKA
PRSG adds the distribution of Bravada vodka, the first vodka made in Puerto Rico.