Quality by Tradition
TUSICA is the the first soap and detergent company in northern Colombia, founded in 1905.
With 118 years in the domestic and international market, has been transformed over time, managing to adapt to constant changes and even more recently the globalization of markets.
The Germans Walter Ritzel and Werner Backhaus joined the Hanseatic company as employees and later as partners.
Tusica begins a recovery process that continues to grow the company today. We started to diversify our portfolio to a new trend of cleaning and sanitizing products that were mandatory for the food division, so we have launched specialized formulas to meet every type of industry, like bottling, dairy, poultry, tuna plants among many others.
Tusica Soap Factory makes a long term investment on its infrastructure modernization.
With manufacturing of soaps and candles in the early twentieth century, the latter due to the low coverage of electricity in the country, to more advanced products in the following years, as cleaners and detergents in the 50’s to date with a complete line which is such as the Food and Beverage Hygiene Industry, Maintenance Hygiene Industry, On Premise Laundry, Food Grade Lubricant for Bottling Tracks and traditional bar soaps sold in supermarkets and convenient stores.
The Jaboneria Tusica Ltda. production plant has the Cosmetic Production Capacity Certification CCC, and the Cleaning Production Capacity CCP issued by INVIMA (Surveillance Institute of Medicines and Food).
Some of the features this certification have are: environmentally friendly production and processing processes respecting also human health, development of the concept of green chemicals, responsible use of natural resources, respect of biodiversity, absence of petrochemical ingredient ( except for authorized preservatives): parabens, phenoxyethanol, perfumes and synthetic colorants, absence of GMO andrecyclable packaging.