Taste of Italy 2

Portfolio

  • Gruppo Ekaf


    Sector: Coffee Roaster
    Vintage: 2021
    Status: In Portfolio
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Ekaf Group produces and distributes roasted coffee, coffee capsules and pods, with revenues of €40 m last year. The company is well balanced in its product range, sale channels and geographic areas. Products are marketed both under the proprietary brands Cellini and Arcaffè (42%) and private labels. Foreign markets represent approximately 50% of total revenues, mainly in France and Germany where Ekaf has long-lasting relationships with local distributors and market-leading retailers, while the other 50% of revenues are earned domestically by supplying approximately 1,500 coffee shops and leading domestic retailers. Company facilities include the production site (11,000 sq m with 11 production lines) in Genova, as well as two warehouses in Milan and Livorno used for local distribution.

  • Gastronomica Roscio S.r.l.


    Sector: Production of Ready-to-Eat Meals
    Vintage: 2020
    Status: In Portfolio
    Country: Italy
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    Description

    Founded in 1961 in Vidifulgo (Pavia, Lombardy), Roscio is a market-leading player in the production and distribution of ready-to-eat meals. Its product portfolio includes fresh ready-to-eat meals and frozen ready-to-eat meals. The company’s clients include Italian and international retailers, as well as market-leading foodservice operators. Roscio has also worked for many years as a co-packer for renowned international brands, developing and producing ready-to-eat meals. Thanks to these long-established relationships, the company has developed strong R&D skills, enabling cross-selling towards modern trade and foodservice clients. Roscio has approximately 100 employees at its production site of 25,000 sq m, of which 15,000 sq m are indoors.

  • Alnut


    Sector: Baby-Food Production
    Vintage: 2020
    Status: In Portfolio
    Country: Spain
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    Description

    Based in Valencia, Spain, Alimentación y Nutrición Familiar S.L. (Alnut) produces and sells baby food (e.g. mashed vegetables, fruits, rice, meat, fish and desserts), as well as other products such as, smoothies and dietary supplements. The company is in line with the principal “mega-trends” of the market and approximately 50% of its SKUs are BIO certified. In 2019 the company made €25.7m in revenues, mainly in Spain (70%) and through private label (90%), serving leading retailers, both Spanish (mainly Mercadona) and international (such as Carrefour and E. Leclerc). Moreover, Alnut produces under its own brand, “Sun&Vegs”, focused on the European market, and “Byba”, focused on the APAC region. The company currently employs approximately 100 FTEs at its production site of 4,000 sqm of which 12,000 sqm are indoors.