Brazzale launches a Baby Bonus for all the employees
The retail chain La Formaggeria Gran Moravia has won in Czech Republic the prize for “The best retailer 2016”, beating Globus and Lidl
Gran Moravia presents the Gran Moravia supply chain label
Brazzale launches “Manifesto”, the movement to free butter from prejudices
Gran Moravia in fette; the 1st aged cheese in slices
Water Footprint and Multimedia label
Gran Moravia is the first cheese in the world to set and comunicate its Water Footprint. The Multimedia labels are “speaking labels”, in which trough a QR code it is possible for the consumer to discover more information about the product just with the use of their smartphones.
Certifications, prizes and a new retail chain: “La Formaggeria Gran Moravia”
The Gran Moravia Eco-Sustainable Chain gains the certification ISO 22005 from DNV and wins the first prize for product innovation at the ANUGA Tradde Show in Koln. The retail chain “La Formaggeria Gran Moravia” starts operating, with the aim of speading the Italian culinary tradition, selling cheeses produced by Brazzale Group but also a wider range of cheeses and other Italian products.
The Gran Moravia Eco-Sustainable chain
The Gran Moravia Eco-Sustainable chain is born: 75 farms and 15.000 cows on 100.000 ha of land. Also the Verena Eco-Sustainable mountain chain is born.
In the region of Mato Grosso do Sul – Brasil, Brazzale group develops the project “Silvo Pastoril” for cattle breeding, with a plantation of 300 eucaliptus tree for each cattle.
Verena cheese is born
Verena cheese is born, made with pressed curd produced with mountain milk.
Gran Moravia hard cheese is born
Gran Moravia hard cheese is born. Produced with traditional Italian techniques in the cheese plant in Litovel (Czech Republic).
The union with Zogi
Zaupa family, proud of its long tradition in cheese making, specialized in the production of provolone, paste filate (stretched curd cheeses) and paste pressate (pressed curd cheeses)under the brand “Zogi”, joins its strenghts to Brazzale Group.
The union with Orrero s.r.o.
Brazzale choses Moravia region, in Czech Republic, to create and develop new innovative projects in the dairy industry, trough the union with Orrero s.r.o, in Czech Republic.
Expansion of Zanè and Campodoro plants
The production capacity of Campodoro Grana Padano plant is doubled. In Zanè the new butter plants start operating.
New production process
The Company starts to cut, grate and pack cheeses in Zanè plant.
Alpilatte brand is born
The brand “Alpilatte” is born and at the beginning it identifies the range of products made of milk, cream, yoghurt packed with UHT technology.
Renovation of Zanè plant
New aging warehouses for hard cheeses and new refrigerated rooms for butter are built in Zanè plant.
Burro delle Alpi wins the prize “Mercurio d’Oro”
At the Capitol the Company wins the prize “Mercurio d’Oro” directly from the hands of the Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti.
Breeding farm Cascina Conca d’Oro
Cascina Conca d’Oro in Grisignano di Zocco is the new breeding farm for the dairy cattle of the Group that, following the ancient tradition, move to the Asiago Plateu during summer.
Campodoro cheese plant and the pigs’ breeding
In Campodoro (between Padova and Vicenza), a new cheese plant is built, for the production of Grana Padano hard cheese, with a capacity of processing more than 100.000 lt/day, with a pigs breeding of 15.000 pigs.
The new butter plant
The Company Burro delle Alpi builds in Zanè the new industrial butter plant, the most modern in Italy.
Grana Padano Protection Consortium
Brazzale family takes part into the foundation of the Grana Padano cheese protection Consortium.
Grana cheese and Assolatte
Brazzale Giovanni begins the production of grana cheese, typical hard cheese in the Veneto plain. In 1945 Burro delle Alpi – S.A.B.A. is founding member of the Italian dairy association Assolatte.
The company S.A.B.A. is established
The Company “Società Anonima Burro delle Alpi – S.A.B.A.” is established by Brazzale Giovanni, which intensifies the trade of the typical grana cheeses “piacentino” and “lodigiano”. Warehouses for the ripening of these hard cheeses are built in Zanè.
‘30s Financial crisis
Brazzale Company, which has commercial warehouses in Rome and Istria, survives to the terrible financial crisis of year 1933.
The first industrial butter plant in Italy
The Company begins to build the first butter plant in Italy, with packing machinery and refrigerating rooms.
Brazzale butter is awarded
Valentino Brazzale’s butter is awarded with silver medal at the Schio agrarial comitium.
The farm in Zanè
Giovanni Maria Brazzale acquires a farm and moves to Zanè, where he can proctice trade near Thiene, important trading center and railway yard.
Giovanni Maria Brazzale
Giovanni Maria Brazzale is born. He will carry on his father’s and granfather’s job: cheese and butter trade between Asiago plateau and the Po’ Valley.
Asiago Plateau and Vicenza plain
Brazzale family, named “Caio”, produces and trades butter between Asiago plateau and the Po’ Valley.