why choose ca' messighi.

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an artisan company with standards of industry


The artigianal company.

WHAT WE DO.

  • We make in Liguria - our land - typical products such as the famous pesto.
  • We only use P.D.O Genoese Basil.
  • We also create many other condiments and sauces of the Italian tradition.
  • We produce with our brand "Ca 'Messighi" and for private label.

WHERE WE ARE.

  • The company is located among the olive trees hills in Liguria, the very famous Oliva Taggiasca's production area.
  • Owner's family, Romeo Ardissone, cultivates Basilico Genovese D.O.P. for more than 30 years.

CARE ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT.

  • The packages are all recyclable: glass and cardboard.
  • P.D.O. Genoese Basil , used to make pesto, is produced in summer, without the use of fuel, respecting the natural cycles of the nature.

WHERE WE GO.

  • We export to Denmark, Norway, France, Germany, Sweden, USA, Australia, Lithuania.
  • Since 2006 we are in GDO  in Italy and abroad, specially in northern Europe.

OUR IMAGE.

  • Clarity and accessibility, labels in many languages.
  • Nutritions facts, barcodes...
  • Full information for happy customers.

BECAUSE WE BELIVE IN OUR COMPANY.

  • We worked for years for the succes of  P.D.O. Genoese Basil within the Promotion Committee who presented the documentation to European Union.

AND IT'S NOT ONLY A JOB.

  • We are proud to be Italian and to contribute to export our beauty around the world.
  • Gladly we talk with our customers to find the right solution to their projects.
  • It is important for us to transmit the philosophy of our business.
  • With our work we value the specificity and quality of products.

The production laboratory.


ANALYSIS.

  • We do all chemical analysis regarding food security in our laboratory.
  • Microbiological are carried out by an accredited "Accredia" external laboratory .

SAFETY AND QUALITY.

According to the HACCP manual

and our Quality System

we consider all aspects:

• providers choice

• raw material control

monitoring production processes

analysis ph - titration of chloride - control water activity - in the case of pasteurized temperature sensing and automatic calculation of the functions

metal detector

control on the finished product


RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT.

Every year we invest in research and innovation so that our products are:

  • healthy,
  • good
  • and safe.

WE ARE TECHNOLOGICAL.

  • Our procedures are computerized and therefore, even being a small company,   we are:
  • efficient
  • and fast.

YOUR PRODUCTS IN OUR HEART.

  • We also start new recipes for private labels
  • and follow our customer
  • from the choice of raw materials
  • to the final label.

STANDARDS.

  • For several years we chosen the path of standards
  • because constantly we want to  improve
  • and be competitive. 

YOU CAN TRUST US.

  • We standardize the production process.
  • The products have always have the same characteristics.
  • We provide a prompt service without delivery delays.
  • We are exigent with our suppliers, in order to maintain product quality.