The Cremonini Group, through Inalca, is the outright leader in Italy and one of the major European players in the beef sector, holding the leadership in Italy in the production of hamburgers and is the biggest Italian producer of canned meat. Moreover, via the controlled Italia Alimentari (came about from the merger of Montana Alimentari and Ibis), it places itself amongst the first Italian operators in the sector of cured meat & snacks.
The company, through Inalca Food & Beverage, operates in a position of leadership in the activities of distribution of typical Made in Italy food products to the foodservice with its own logistic platforms in various countries.
In 2019, the production sector of the Group achieved total revenues of 2,240.9 million Euro. The Gross Operating Margin (EBITDA) reached 145.9 million Euro, while the Operating Result (EBIT) was equal to 75.2 million Euro.
91% of the turnover derives from the production, transformation and commercialisation of beef while 9% from the production and processing of cured meats and snacks.
40% of Inalca’s turnover is achieved internationally
Inalca is a company whose excellence is recognised worldwide; that oversees the entire beef production process, from farming to the finished product. It produces and commercialises a complete range of beef, fresh and frozen, vacuum packed and in a protected environment, ready processed, hamburgers, canned meat and meat extracts, both for own brands and third parties.
Over 600,000 tons of meat are commercialised by the company every year, of which 100,000 tons are of fresh and frozen hamburgers. Inalca is the first Italian producer and one of the European leaders in canned meat, with a production capacity of 200 million cans a year, equivalent to about 50,000 tons.
Cured Meat & Snacks
In the sector of the cured meats Italia Alimentari is present with its own plants situated in the areas valorising the typical production of cured meats distinguished by the brands P.D.O. (Denomination of Origin Protected) and P.G.I. (Protected Geographic Indication) - Culatello from Zibello, Bresaola from Valtellina, Mortadella from Bologna, Italian Cacciatora Salami. The company is also specialised in the preparation of sliced products and in the confectioning of snacks and ready meals, disposing of 22 avant-garde processing plants, where approximately 100,000,000 trays of sliced products a year are made along with 30,000,000 sandwiches.
The snack division is the youngest business unit of the company and in only a few years has gained market leadership asserting itself as one of the principal players in the Horeca and GD ( Great Distribution) sales channels.
The company is specialised in the production of IQF bacon for the Foodservice, with an avant-garde factory for slicing, cooking and quick freezing, with the production of 7,000 tons per year.