Six leading fresh produce exporters will be at the Berlin fair thanks to Maap, Mercato agroalimentare di Padova. Below is a description of the companies from the Padua area that will attend Fruit Logistica and that can be found at the famous Caffè Pedrocchi stand.
Giuliano, Mirko Daniele and Flavio Campagnaro at Fruit Logistica 2019
Daniele srl has two logistic platforms at Maap (approx. 5000 sq m) equipped with cold storage units with a capacity of around 18,000 cubic meters. This means the company is operative 24h when it comes to distribution and the traditional market. For Daniele, owner and partner with his brother Giancarlo and nephew Mirko, "being in Berlin helps us strengthen our existing relationships and establish new ones."
Piero, Paolo and Alessandro Dal Bello in an archive photo
Dal Bello Sife is a leading fresh produce importer and distributor. It has been on the market since 1920 and its core business are bananas and pineapples. It can handle 30,000 tons of produce every year. "The Berlin fair is of global importance in the fresh produce sector, especially for a company like ours focusing on high-quality bananas and pineapples. At the fair, we will introduce the new graphic design for Lola, one of our most successful brands."
Romeo Zanotto and Renato Dalvit
Due Erre is a leading import-export operator on the European market counting over 2,000 products. At Maap, it has a large product handling area as well as a refrigerated section active 24 hours. Its Administrative Director Romeo Zanotto explains that "we are always chasing the same growth that has led us to becoming a leading import-export company since 1994. The event in Berlin is one of the most important for us to reach this objective."
At Maap, New Som boasts 10 stands and a warehouse covering 1,200 sq m. Owner Flavio Campagnaro feels Fruit Logistica is one of the main hubs for markets, traders and producers to meet. "It is essential to be there to keep up with the international market and increase our competitiveness."
The "square" of Caffè Pedrocchi, the unmistakable Maap stand
Dal Bello snc has been operating since 1914 and specializes in exports (75% of the turnover) to destinations ranging from Estonia to Albania (and Russia until 2014). For its owner Davide Dal Bello, "Berlin is an unmissable occasion to meet not only foreign buyers, but also suppliers from South Africa, South America and North Africa."
Ortopadova, among the largest companies at Maap, will also attend.