As an innovation characteristic on 2006, Almacenes Tropigas introduces its new mascot “TROPIKONG” A strong and charismatic gorilla that is constantly giving customers benefits such as: low prices, hassle-free credits, no down payments, and up to 36 months to pay.


Located in El Salvador, Honduras,
Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Belice.


Was founded by Tropigas Gas Company


Shell International acquired Tropigas.


CETECO Dutch Group bought the household appliances business separating it from the liquefied gas company. Almacenes Tropigas carried out a daring strategy that allowed them to cover a larger share of the market, backed up by La Curacao, positioning itself as second in the electric appliance market.


They changed the original format of Almacenes Tropigas towards the warehouse concept, to appeal to a more popular segment.


Unicomer Group bought the CETECO group that allows them to continue with its aggressive expansion plan; creating new employment opportunities


As an added value, and like its sister chain La Curacao, TropiCash offers its preferred customers the opportunity to acquire cash loans with affordable installments.


Almacenes Tropigas started operations in Belize