The oldest italian dairy, 8th generation family business continuously since 1784.

2017

Brazzale launches a Baby Bonus for all the employees

Brazzale Baby Bonus

2017

The retail chain La Formaggeria Gran Moravia has won in Czech Republic the prize for “The best retailer 2016”, beating Globus and Lidl

La Formaggeria Gran Moravia, miglior retailer del 2016

2016

Gran Moravia presents the Gran Moravia supply chain label

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2015

Brazzale launches “Manifesto”, the movement to free butter from prejudices

Manifesto per la riscossa del burro

2014

Gran Moravia in fette; the 1st aged cheese in slices

Gran Moravia - In Fette

2012

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.

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2011

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.

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2010

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.

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2009

Silvo Pastoril

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.

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2007

Verena cheese is born

Verena cheese is born, made with pressed curd produced with mountain milk.

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2003

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).

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2002

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.

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2000

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.

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1995

Expansion of Zanè and Campodoro plants

The production capacity of Campodoro Grana Padano plant is doubled. In Zanè the new butter plants start operating.

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1985

New production process

The Company starts to cut, grate and pack cheeses in Zanè plant.

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1980

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.

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1977

Renovation of Zanè plant

New aging warehouses for hard cheeses and new refrigerated rooms for butter are built in Zanè plant.

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1972

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.

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1970

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.

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1968

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.

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1965

The new butter plant

The Company Burro delle Alpi builds in Zanè the new industrial butter plant, the most modern in Italy.

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1954

Grana Padano Protection Consortium

Brazzale family takes part into the foundation of the Grana Padano cheese protection Consortium.

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1945

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.

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1937

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.

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1933

‘30s Financial crisis

Brazzale Company, which has commercial warehouses in Rome and Istria, survives to the terrible financial crisis of year 1933.

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1920

The first industrial butter plant in Italy

The Company begins to build the first butter plant in Italy, with packing machinery and refrigerating rooms.

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1913

Brazzale butter is awarded

Valentino Brazzale’s butter is awarded with silver medal at the Schio agrarial comitium.

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1898

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.

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1837

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.

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1790

Asiago Plateau and Vicenza plain

Brazzale family, named “Caio”, produces and trades butter between Asiago plateau and the Po’ Valley.

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