Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group

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Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group
HeadquartersBologna, Italy
OwnerMassimo Zanetti

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.[1]

The group[edit]

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 & Sanborn, MJB, Hills Bros., Segafredo Zanetti, Meira Oy, Brodies and Tiktak; that span a variety of products from espresso and coffee to tea and spices.

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, based in Suffolk, Virginia, is a division of Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group, a privately held, vertically integrated organization that processes, trades, roasts and distributes coffee throughout the world. 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 planta globally, has a worldwide distribution network of subsidiaries and authorised dealers in 100 countries; manufactures La San Marco professional bar equipment and espresso machines, and owns a network of over 600 Segafredo Zanetti Espresso cafés worldwide. In May 2014, Massimo Zanetti Beverage acquired Boncafe Group for $US85 million.[2]

In January 2019 the group acquired the Australian The Bean Alliance (a network of brands focused on niches[clarification needed]) and a month later the Portuguese Cafés Nandi, active in the food service.[3] In October 2019 it took over one of the historical names of the paulista coffee, Cafe Pacaembu.[4]

The parent company Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group SpA was listed on the Electronic Share Market managed and organized by Borsa Italiana SpA, STAR segment, from June 2015 to 15 February 2021.

On 29 September 2020, MZB Holding S.p.A., a company controlled by Massimo Zanetti through MZ Industries S.A. promoted a total voluntary takeover bid aimed at delisting Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group SpA which took place on 15 February 2021.[5][6]


Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "The Group". Segafredo Zanetti Italia. Retrieved 2008-05-03.
  2. ^ "MZB Group acquires Boncafe Group in $85m deal". Hotelier Middle East. Retrieved 2017-11-16.
  3. ^ "Doppia acquisizione estera per Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group". 25 February 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Massimo Zanetti si compra il caffè della tradizione brasiliana". 14 October 2019. Retrieved 4 November 2019.
  5. ^ "2020". Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group - 2020. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  6. ^ Retrieved 2021-04-14. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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