Perfetti Van Melle

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Perfetti Van Melle Group B.V.
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PredecessorsPerfetti SpA (1946-2001)
Van Melle NV (1840-2001)
Founded2001; 18 years ago (2001)
FounderAmbrogio and Egidio Perfetti
HeadquartersSchiphol and Breda Netherlands; Lainate, Italy
Area served
Key people
Sameer Suneja, Global CEO[1]
Revenue€2.45 billion [2] (2017)
Number of employees
17,700 [3] (2017)

Perfetti Van Melle Group B.V. is a privately held Dutch[4] global manufacturer of confectionery and gum. It was formed in 2001 with the merger of Van Melle of the Netherlands and the Perfetti group of Italy. Its corporate headquarters is in Schiphol, Netherlands. Perfetti Van Melle is the third largest confectionery manufacturer in the world after Mondelēz International and Mars, Incorporated.[citation needed] It employs 17,000 people via 30 subsidiary companies and distributes its products in over 159 countries. The US headquarters is located in Erlanger, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati. In August 2018, Perfetti Van Melle launched e-learning training course to help travel retail sales staff.[5]

Mentos sugar-free manufactured by Perfetti Van Melle


Some of the brands are:


  1. ^ "IIM-B grad Sameer Suneja to head Perfetti Global".
  2. ^ "Perfetti Van Melle At A Glance".
  3. ^ "Perfetti Van Melle At A Glance".
  4. ^ "Perfetti Van Melle Group B.V. with registered offices in Stationsplein ZW 997, Tristar 3, 1117 CE Schiphol Oost (The Netherlands)". 2019-01-30.
  5. ^ "Perfetti van Melle creates new e-learning approach to travel retail sales - The Moodie Davitt Report". The Moodie Davitt Report. 2018-08-28. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  6. ^ "Perfetti Van Melle agrees to buy Spain's Chupa Chups for undisclosed sum". Forbes. 2006-07-03.