|This article relies on references to primary sources. (June 2008)|
Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group is an Italian coffee company that owns brands such as Segafredo and MJB. With turnover of around US$ 1.2 billion per year, it claims to be the biggest private company in the coffee industry.
Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA is a division of Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group, a privately held, vertically integrated organization that grows, processes, trades, roasts and distributes coffee throughout the world.
Today, the Bologna, Italy-based group sells 120,000 tons of coffee annually.
The Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group owns more than 20 consumer brands worldwide, including Chock full o'Nuts, Chase and Sanborn, MJB, Hills Bros., Segafredo Zanetti Espresso, Meira Oy, Brodies and Tiktak, that span a variety of products from espresso and coffee to tea and spices.
Global operations include a coffee plantation and green coffee processing plant in Brazil, a coffee mill in Costa Rica, green coffee export companies in both Brazil and Costa Rica, and a green coffee trading company in Switzerland. Kauai Coffee Company LLC, is part of Massimo Zanetti Beverage, USA, Inc., one of the nation’s largest coffee roasters, and is a subsidiary of the Italian global coffee company Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group.
Additionally, Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group operates 11 roasting plants throughout the world, has a worldwide distribution network of subsidiaries and authorized dealers in 100 countries, manufactures La San Marco professional bar equipment and espresso machines, and owns a network of over 600 international Segafredo Zanetti Espresso cafés.
The Massimo Zanetti Group has annual global sales of 1.2B US$.
The coffee that is widely bought is Segafredo coffee. it was founded in 1998, and is distributed world wide.
Notes and references
- "The Group". Segafredo Zanetti Italia. Retrieved 2008-05-03.