The history of the Company began in 1960, when the Villar Hernández family started the construction of a small cold cuts factory. From its origins, Villar has had a distinctly family character, initiated by D. Florentino Villar Calvo (1st generation) along with all his children. In the middle of the 80’s, the managing was taken by D. Florentino and D. Rogelio Villar Hernández (2nd generation). Currently, the 3rd generation of Villar family along with other professionals are in charge of the business. Throughout these years and from generation to generation, the spirit that has presided over the business project of the Group, it has always been to promote the economic and social development of the province of Soria.
Villar Group has more than 50 years of experience in the selection, aging, and elaboration of products derived from Iberian and white pork of the highest quality, and nowadays it is a benchmark in the Spanish meat sector.
In December 2018, Industrias Cárnicas Villar was acquired by Costa Business Group, becoming part of the meat holding company, Costa Food Group. An operation that reinforces the structure of Villar, guaranteeing the supply chain from the source to the consumer.
Costa Food Group is one of the national leaders in pork production and one of the main livestock in Europe. Through its companies, it maintains a transversal commitment for quality, linked to the maximum respect for the care of the product.