The Levante Sur cooperative is made up of 24 farmers. The president is Ángel Pérez Sánchez.
It was the first rural cooperative in Campo de Cartagena. Production is centred on lettuce and melon. The initial facilities had a warehouse area of 1600m2, plus 800m2 of cooling chambers. There was a workforce of 80 people. In the first year, production reached 8 million kilograms, with turnover of 600 million pesetas (3.6 million euros). In the year 2002, it received OPFH certification no. 0642 (the Fruit and Vegetable Producer Organisation).