THE GROUP

Grandi Salumifici Italiani is the reference in the Italian market of deli meats and fresh ready meals, and is within the top international players in the quality deli meat sector.

640

MILLION EURO TURNOVER

34

NATIONS IMPORTING OUR PRODUCTS

14

MANUFACTURING PLANTS IN ITALY

1800

EMPLOYEES

OUR MISSION

Guaranteeing consumers a wide selection of deli meats and ready meals in order to contribute to the maintenance of a balanced lifestyle consistent with dietary trends. This is the commitment that has always driven Grandi Salumifici Italiani, a reference company in the deli meat sector guided by its own core values: focus on innovation, food safety and sustainability, which means producing while protecting the environment, for the benefit of present and future generations.

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THE ORIGINS OF A REAL SUCCESS STORY

Grandi Salumifici Italiani was founded to become the reference company in the world of Italian cured meats.

 

A company of significant dimensions, able to express the best “know-how” of the territories to which it belongs and to concentrate great entrepreneurial energy: values which together form the uniqueness and power of Italian art of cured meat.

 

On 1st January 2001, with this mission, Unibon and Senfter gave life to an initially commercial and then productive partnership, bringing together experiences, resources and identifying products of the territories of origin, Emilia and Alto Adige. After this, GSI acquires and mergers with other companies in the sector, not only in those territories but also in Tuscany and Friuli.

In 2018, after almost two decades of collaboration, Unibon acquired the share of Senfter of GSI, becoming its sole owner and starting a strategic plan aimed at strengthening its role as national “food”, player and to stimulate its expansion in foreign markets, in traditional products and in innovative sectors.

 

At the beginning of 2019 the strategic plan sees its second phase:
the merger of Grandi Salumifici Italiani and Parmareggio, the Bonterre Group was founded.  A total cooperative ownership and strongly rooted in the Modena area, Bonterre is an agri-food group specialising in the Italian excellences of cured meats and aged cheese, able to combine proven industrial ability with high social responsibility standards.

QUALITY, PRODUCTION AND CERTIFICATIONS

Respect of traditional recipes and high quality standards are important distinguishing factors for the company and we achieve them thanks to:

  • A strong link between the location of manufacturing sites and the origin of traditional products
  • Accurate qualitative control of the raw materials
  • Compliance with the highest hygiene standards throughout the process
  • Technological innovation of the manufacturing plants in step with modern industrial parameters
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A STATE-OF-THE-ART LOGISTICS BASE

Located at Bologna Interporto, over an area of more than 30,000 sqm, our logistics base is an advanced technological facility capable of combining preservation of the products with the most modern standards of least environmental impact.

OUR SALES FORCE

The presence of our trademarks throughout the country is also the result of a widespread sales force in all the retail channels, in Italy and abroad. Our sales staff are competent, up-to-date, continually trained, great market connoisseurs who interact with the market and the business.

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GSI IN THE WORLD

We export our products to more than 30 countries and in Europe we have a business branch in Germany (Senfter Casa Modena) and one in France (GSI France).