Nuestra Historia - Our history | Alpina Colombia


We have been bringing delicious products to the lives of our consumers for more than 70 years. Learn about our history of innovation, quality and tradition.

1st Aged Cheese in Colombia

At that time, these entrepreneurs introduced to the colombian market aged cheese such as Emmental, Gruyere and Parmesan to the Colombian market, being pioneers in this segment.

Since the 1950’s, the Cabaña has been a meeting point for Bogota’s citizens who went out of the city, as well as for pilgrims visiting the Santuario del Señor de la Piedra.

Alpina built its first plant in Sopó, where it processed 3,000 liters of milk per day, and acquired its first vehicle to transport the products to Bogotá.

Kumis type drink in Colombia

The company began to diversify its offer by adapting old recipes and techniques to the Colombian consumer market. This is how it introduced completely new products to the country.

1st Industrial Arequipe in Colombia

1st ready-to-eat jelly in Colombia

1st Finesse in Sur América

Bon yurt is born

Milk drink with cereals

Alpinito is born

1st Petit Suisse in Colombia

Alpina has made inroads into UHT technology, which guarantees food safety and extends the shelf life of products to more than three months without the need for refrigeration or preservatives.

Alpina decides to explore new markets by entering Venezuela and Ecuador

First UHT ready-to-eat oats

With long life packaging in Colombia

Soka Launch

Alpina Baby Launch

A line specialized in babies.

Frutto Launch

Low calorie nectar with no added sugar

As with the livestock farmers, relationships were established with fruit suppliers, who were accompanied in the quality and consolidation of their business.

Yox Launch

Yox, a dairy food with a special formula with Vitamin C and Zinc, which contributes to reinforce the defense system

Alpina Foundation

The Alpina Foundation is created, which works to improve the economic, social and educational conditions that affect the generation of food and nutritional problems in families, mainly in rural areas.

Alpina USA

In 2011, Alpina begins to have a presence in the United States.

Accenture Award

Accenture social innovation award is recibed for efforts in associativity programs in Nariño with 1400 Colombian families

Sopó Cheese Launch

A tribute to the “Colombian” people who have seen us grow for decades.

Actilife Launch

Actilife is born, the super milk 50% more protein and 30% more calcium than Alpina’s whole milk.

To strengthen communication among employees, Alpina becomes the first Colombian company to implement Workplace by Facebook, a digital platform that favors the company’s culture.

Logo change

We kept the iconic elements of our logo, including the medallion and the shape of our font, but we didn’t focus on making our logo more simple and modern.

Lauch of Origen Vegetal product line

Launch of cheese Snacks

Alpina’s new 100% dehydrated cheese snacks are non-fried and provide protein.

Launch of Yox with Mentalis

A fermented milk drink, an excellent source of Vitamin B5 that helps mental performance. In addition, with Vitamin B12, Choline and Gaba-generating probiotic.

Launching of Pera Cheese

Semi-hard and semi-fat fresh spun paste cheese, ideal for daily feeding and to take everywhere thanks to its easy-open packaging.