Buitoni

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Buitoni
Subsidiary
Industry food
Founded 1827
Headquarters Sansepolcro, Italy
Products food
Parent Nestlé
Website www.buitoni.it

Buitoni (Italian pronunciation: [bwiˈtoːni]) is an Italian food company based in Sansepolcro. It was founded in 1827. They are known for their factory-produced products of pasta and sauces.[1]

In 1985, the Buitoni family sold the company to Carlo De Benedetti; in 1988, it was acquired by Nestlé.[2][3]

Information

Buitoni produces a range of pasta. The company exports products to about 50 countries and offers private-label production services. Casa Buitoni is located up in the hills of Tuscany along with the fields of tomatoes, wheat, vegetables, herbs, and olives. It was the house of Giulia's grandson, Giuseppe, and it now serves as a company product development center. Buitoni products are created and sampled in the casa, which includes a test kitchen, demonstration workshop and communications center. [4]

Team at Buitoni

The main staff members include the following:

  • Enrico Braganti-Head Chef
  • Baltasar Valles Pamies-Head of Research and Development
  • Valentina Cecconi-Nutritionist
  • Marco Donnini-Experimental Kitchen Chef[5]

2013 meat adulteration scandal

In February 2013, traces of horse meat were detected in Buitoni products in Spain and Italy as a result of the 2013 meat adulteration scandal, and had to be withdrawn.[6]

References

  1. "Our Products". Buitoni. Retrieved 12 January 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Buitoni Uses Dough From Pasta, Sauce to Make Beautiful Music
  3. De Benedetti Is Selling Buitoni Pasta to Nestle
  4. "Welcome to Casa Buitoni". Buitoni. Retrieved 12 January 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Meet Key Members". Buitoni. Retrieved 12 January 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/19/us-nestle-horsemeat-idUSBRE91H0RB20130219

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