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ON 31/12/1934, AGOSTINO TORRE, A GREAT LOVER OF PLANTS, HAVING ESTABLISHED THE COMMERCIAL FARM VIVAI TORRE, IS AUTHORISED BY THE STATE TO MARKET ALL THE PLANTS PRODUCED IN ITS NURSERIES. INITIALLY HE DEVOTES HIMSELF TO THE CULTIVATION OF CITRUS, OLIVE AND FRUIT TREES FOR COMMERCIAL FARMS. IN THE 1950s, THE HEADQUARTERS AND OFFICES ARE MOVED TO VIA ACQUACALDA NO. 41, BARCELLONA P.G. (MESSINA) SICILY, WHERE THEY ARE STILL FOUND TODAY, AT THE CENTRE OF THE MAIN COMMERCIAL FARM.  STARTING FROM THE SECOND HALF OF THE 1970s, WITH HIS SON CARMELO ENTERING THE BUSINESS, THE COMPANY BECAME THE FIRST TO START THE CULTIVATION OF CITRUS TREES IN CONTAINERS ABOVE GROUND.  AT THE SAME TIME, THE CULTIVATION OF ORNAMENTAL PLANTS WAS PROMOTED, AND, IN ADDITION TO CITRUS AND OLIVE TREES, OTHER MEDITERRANEAN PLANTS, BOTH GREEN AND FLOWERING, BEGAN TO BE CULTIVATED. IN 2000, ANGELO, SON OF CARMELO, ENTERS THE FAMILY BUSINESS, NOW AT THE THIRD GENERATION. WITH ANGELO'S ENTRANCE, THE PRODUCTIVE FACILITIES, DELIVERIES AND OTHER SERVICES WERE MODERNISED, INTRODUCING THE USE OF COMPUTERS, ALIGNING THE COMPANY WITH THE NEEDS OF TODAY'S MARKET, WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS. IT WILL BE OUR PLEASURE TO WELCOME YOU AT OUR NURSERIES, WHICH NOW EXTEND OVER A SURFACE AREA OF AROUND 8 HECTARES, WITH SHADING STRUCTURES, POLYTUNNELS, GREENHOUSES AND OPEN FIELDS: YOU WILL BE ABLE TO PERSONALLY EVALUATE THE QUALITY OF OUR CULTIVATED PRODUCTS AND OF THE SERVICES WE OFFER.WE EXPORT TO THE WHOLE OF EUROPE: EACH WEEK IT IS POSSIBLE TO SEND EVEN JUST A FEW CARTS OF PLANTS, USING SPECIALISED DELIVERY COMPANIES.