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Risto Catena - The Delights of Sicilian Gastronomy

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    • Risto Catena is an innovative producer of Siciliangastronomy frozen food and an experienced player in the catering&banqueting segmentRisto Catena was born in 2004 in Sicily, positioning itself as a dynamic andinnovative start-up in the Food&Beverage industryIn 2006 Risto Catena grows through the astonishing results in theCatering&Banqueting segment. Clients recognize the brand as asynonimum of quality, tradition and excellence in all services.In 2009 Risto Catena invests almost €2.5million to enter the Frozen Foodsector with a new business unit entirely dedicated to Sicilian Gastronomyproducts.This is the beginning of an intense and exciting new challenge for thecompany: the mission turns into the diffusion of frozen food products fromthe Sicilian gastronomy tradition in the international markets. 2
    • Despite of the difficulties of the Italian and Global economies, 2011 has been a year of growth, with +70% of sales reaching €2 millionNet Sales 2010: € 1,240K (+32%) – Clients Diversification – Extension of product rangeNet Sales 2011: € 2,130K (+69%) – InternationalizationTeam 2011: 18 employees (+22%) – 2 new food technologist to strengthen our R&D – 1 new support to the business development – 1 resource dedicated to client serviceTotal investments in technology and other proprietary assetsreached €4 million in the last 2 years 3
    • Risto Catena targets the international markets offering a unique vision into the frozen food industry: “The Delights of Sicilian Gastronomy”International MarketsFrom September 2010 Risto Catenaexports its main product, the ArancinoSiciliano, in Canada and US. This hasbeen a tremendous success for thecompany and only the first step forfuture development.“We are convinced that traditionalSicilian products can be appreciated inall countries. That’s why we put aspecial effort and real passion in ourjob: we are not only making a goodproduct, we are giving the world thechance to be closer to the Italian andSicilian gastronomy culture.” 6
    • XxxCanada e Stati Uniti: Arancino Da Settembre 2010, Risto Catena muove i primi passi verso l’internazionalizzazione, esportando alcuni prodotti della divisione “Gastronomia” in Canada e Stati Uniti 5
    • More information about Risto Catena and The Delights of Sicilian Gastronomy? Do not hesitate to contact us! domenico.gimeli@ristocatena.com +39 329 20 49 296 prospero.zinna@ristocatena.com +39 320 79 40 257 francesco.dimarco@ristocatena.com +39 320 79 42 557 11
    • Email: info@ristocatena.com Tel: +39 0935 75440