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Smoothie Solutions has made amazing
smoothies since 2008

Our business was born from a passion for creating delicious and original fruit Smoothies and bringing our creations within the reach of all food-service retailers.

We established Smoothie Solutions in Gran Canaria in 2008 and within just a few weeks, we discovered the residents and visitors of the Canary Islands loved our smoothies just as much as we did.

In fact we sold so many smoothies it took us by surprise – and within 12 months we became the leading supplier of 100% natural IQF fruit Smoothies in the Canary Islands.

After a couple of years we decided to bring our products to a wider, international market and we established higher capacity production facilities and a logistics network.

Our smoothies are now produced in the EU and the UK using the very latest in custom designed technology. Every year, many millions of smoothies are supplied to customers in 15 countries and on 3 continents.

We have a team of extraordinarily talented people working behind the scenes dedicated to producing the highest quality, best tasting and fastest selling Smoothies on the planet.

It’s been an amazing journey so far and we know it’s only just begun!

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Smoothie Solutions Alimantaria 2018 Exhibition

Our people, our values

We believe in long term relationships

  • At Smoothie Solutions we believe in people. We understand the importance of building and maintaining long term relationships with our customers, our partners, our suppliers and our team.

  • Many of our customers choose Smoothie Solutions to be their supplier because of a recommendation from an existing customer.

  • We believe the best way for us to grow a successful business is to provide our customers with market-leading products at great prices, together with outstanding customer service and support.

  • Our dedicated Customer Success Team works hard to make sure that the experience of our customers when dealing with Smoothie Solutions, meets and exceeds their expectations.
  • Our customers expect everything – that’s why they choose Life Smoothies.

About Smoothie Solutions

  • Young Company. We are a young and dynamic company of 12 persons and we like to make things happen. We also like to have fun whilst we do it. As an employer, we believe our responsibility is to create meaningful, interesting and rewarding work roles for our team, and to make the work environment as fulfilling and as enjoyable as possible. Our team is important and we want them to look forward to coming in each day.

  • Real Customer Success comes from the heart. The foundation of our business is the supply of high quality products, supplied at great prices along with world class point of sale materials and outstanding customer service.

  • We have a huge impact. Smoothie Solutions is a small company with a big reach. Smoothie Solutions home-base is in Gran Canaria, but we have multiple distributors and associates sprinkled around the globe. In fact, we have many more people working with us internationally than at our HQ. International culture is in our DNA.

  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to a being a company where our team members feel comfortable being who they are. We encourage everyone to discover that they have the ability to be successful – every day.

  • We are passionate. Smoothie Solutions is full of passionate people and we are not all the same. Smoothie Solutions employs coffee connoisseurs, cat lovers, hikers, bikers, surfers, movie lovers, chill-out addicts, fitness fanatics, singles looking for love, IT geeks, parents, and other interesting people. We love our team for who they are – and for what they are passionate about.

  • In a nutshell. Smoothie Solutions aim to bring the best smoothies from around the world to your door. We have the best products on the market, we place the highest priority on maintaining excellent relations with our customers, our partners and our suppliers and we provide outstanding support and conditions to all of the people in our team.

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Meet the team

Stevie Bird, CEO, Smoothie Solutions and Life Smoothies Internatioanl

STEVIE

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Stevie our CEO has been a fan of natural juices and smoothies for many years and has a life long interest in nutrition and healthy life style choices.

He enjoys travelling to different countries and cultures and spending time with people from around the world.

He is fascinated by the motivation of the human spirit and the psychology that drives people’s everyday actions.

Stevie is at his best when envisioning the future, creating new smoothie recipes and organising the odd party or two.

“What do I love? Many things – from seeing the magic in the eyes of a child – to watching the sun go down with a glass of champagne (or a smoothie) in my hand!

I enjoy using the latest technology and I am intrigued by it’s ability to transform the way we live.

I also enjoy great food and drink preferably in the company of friends and colleagues. I love many types of music, an adventure or two - perhaps in foreign lands – but most of all – I love people.”

Estefania-Smoothie Solutions

ESTEFANÍA

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Estefania is our Operations Manager and she is responsible for all the day to day operations and administrative tasks of Smoothie Solutions.

She has superhuman speed in preparing our customers orders, responding to customer enquiries and organising the logistics department who make the deliveries for the day.

Estefania is not only about speed – she is also at the heart of Smoothie Solutions.

Everything that happens within our company depends on her capable and friendly management.

Her warmth and professionalism and her “Five Star” standards are at the centre of everything that she does – but it is her amazing smile and her beautiful personality that shines through everything.

Estefania has a handsome and charming husband and an unbelievably cute and equally handsome and charming two year old son.

Thank you Estefania for being who you are and for choosing to be a valuable member of the Smoothie Solutions management team.

Laura, Finance Director, Smoothie Solutions and Life Smoothies International

LAURA

FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Laura is our Financial Director, responsible for the management of all financial processes and procedures within the Smoothie Solutions group of companies.

Laura is a very experienced career professional who specialises in financial analysis, cost control, asset management and international business development.

She is not only a master of the magic of numbers - she is also a delightful and humorous team member and it is a real joy to be able to work with her.

Her focus is on making sure that our finances are 100% perfectly managed and ensuring and that our strategic plans to grow Smoothie Solutions have a strong and realistic financial foundation.

Laura is inspired by many facets of life and she places the highest priority on spending quality time with her beautiful family and friends.

Thank you Laura for the gifts you bring and for being a part of the management team.

Your humour and flawless financial management skills are highly valued and appreciated by us all.

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JULIA

SALES EXECUTIVE

Julia is our Sales Executive and has responsibility for making sure that we offer the best Customer Service and Sales approach in the industry.

Julia brings her positive outlook and experience from many years in sales and customer service as well as her strategic planning skills and innovative thinking to the Smoothie Solutions team.

Julia's enthusiasm for life and her ability to brighten the day of the people around her is wonderful to see and it is even better to experience.

She is a great team player and is focused on clear communication and making sure our customers needs are recognised and actioned.

Julia plays an increasingly important role in the continued growth of Smoothie Solutions and we now sell more smoothies in more countries than ever before.

She is inspired by new challenges, meeting new people and music. She enjoys swimming, the odd adventure or two in foreign lands, yoga and chilling out with her boyfriend and friends. She also loves exploring with her wonderful Alsation companion.

Thank you for joining the Smoothie Solutions Crew Julia, and for the energy you bring to the company. it is a privilege to have you on board.

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SALES EXECUTIVE

xxxxx is our Sales Executive and has joint responsibility with Julia for management of our Sales and Customer Service Departments.

xxxxxx works hard to make sure that our customers have the best possible experience when dealing with Smoothie Solutions.

Many times there does not seem to be enough hours in the day for her to visit all tyhe clients or do all the things that she would like to.

When our customers ask specifically to talk only with xxxxx and when our local and international sales are increasing dramatically – we know she must be doing something right!

xxxxxxxxxx is a warm and fun-loving spirit who is elegantly professional in everything she does. She cheerfully tackles even the biggest of projects and the most difficult of challenges with cheerful competence and an amazing smile on her face.

xxxxxxxx is a delight to work with and her sharp mind, her calmness, her psychological insights, and her diplomatic skills are an example to us all.

Marie-Pia loves travelling, keep fit activities, yoga, meeting new people, adventures, music and cooking. Thank you for being a part of Smoothie Solutions, We can’t imagine the Smoothie Solutions team without you.

Abian - Logistics Manager Smoothie Solutions

ABIÁN

LOGISTICS / CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

Abian is our Logistics and Customer Service Manager. He is responsible for the organisation of our Logistics department and for making sure our Customer Service Standards are always met or exceeded.

Abian has the latest news (and gossip) about virtually everything – and everyone ine the Smoothie Solutions team asks Abian opinion if they need to know anything about our customers.

Abian has a very mischievous sense of humour and he effortlessly brightens everyone’s day with a joke or two, or by sharing a video on his mobile.

Some people say he is like a friendly and very cuddly bear!

He is a great team player and we rely on him every day to make sure the deliveries to customers are made correctly and on time.

Abian has been part of the Smoothie Solutions Crew for five years and his dedication and willingness to go that extra distance is incredible. We couldn’t manage without him.

He shares his life with his beautiful wife, and his two lovely daughters (his princesses) - and a cat and a dog.

“My family is the foundation of my life.” – Abian

Javier Rodriguez Ricarte - Smoothie Solutions - Logistics / Customer Service Manager

JAVIER

LOGISTICS / CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

Javier works closely with Abian to manage our Logistics and Warehouse departments. He makes sure that everything that happens on his watch is done thoroughly and 100% correctly.

Javier is the rock of dependability and discretion. He has a winning smile and all of our customers (and especially the ladies) love him!

A keen lover of nature and all outdoor activities, he will often be found at the beach with his friends and family. He additionally enjoys fishing and surfing – or even working up a sweat at the gym.

Smoothie Solutions would not be the same without Javier and we are grateful that he is a part of our amazing work family commonly known as Team One. Thank you for all of your many contributions, Javier.

“Most of all I love to spend time with my friends and family.” – Javier

José

JOSÉ

LOGISTICS / CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

José is a man of many skills whose mind moves faster than a gazelle. No task is too big or too small for him and with his positive outlook and dynamic personality, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Smoothie Solutions Team.

His unique combination of personality, skills and enthusiasm contribute greatly to the smooth and efficient running of the Logistics, Administration and Customer Service Departments. Always professional and courteous he is great team player.

Since the day that he started, we all agree that with his easy-going personality, Jose fits perfectly into the Smoothie Solutions family. He is resourceful and professional in everything that he does.

Jose also has a phenomenal memory, a winning smile – and is planning to build his own house.

We love him!

Miguel Hernandez Rodriguez - Smoothie Solutions - Customer Service and Logistics

MIGUEL

LOGISTICS / CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER

Miguel is our logistics guy with a heart of gold. As well as daily deliveries and customer service, Miguel is also responsible for the maintenance of our 8 vehicles and the organisation of our warehouses.

Miguel has been responsible for many important changes and improvements in the logistics and warehouse departments.

He is enthusiastic and positive with a brilliant sense of humour and he brings a smile to the faces of the rest of the crew.

Miguel is a highly appreciated team player who always takes the time to listen to our customers and help them however he can.

Miguel is married and has a wonderful son and daughter.

We are very proud to have you on board Miguel and we are extremely grateful that you are a part of the crew at Smoothie Solutions.

Marleen designer at Smoothie Solutions and Life Smoothies International

MARLEEN

DESIGN DIRECTOR

Marleen is our in-house Design and Visual Communication Director and she joined the Smoothie Solutions team in May 2019. She has taken responsibility for creating new ways for us to communicate our story to the world.

Marleen brings with her a wealth of fresh and innovative design experience and new ideas as well as a brilliant personality and a positive attitude.

She professionally and effortlessly guides and moves forward our many design projects from contributing to the the initial concept, through to creating the designs and managing the final production.

Everyone in Smoothie Solutions has taken to Marleen from day one and we can honestly say she is a very good graphic designer. In fact if we are really honest - she is the most creative and the best designer we have come across.

Marleen places great importance on her family and friends and on her feline family of seven cats.

Thank you so much for choosing to be a part of the Smoothie Solutions team Marleen and thank you also for the magic you bring to our lives.