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CSQA has acquired 100% of the share capital of Check Fruit. The acquisition represents a further step in the growth and development project of the CSQA Group as a national reference in the sector of certification, assessment and training in the agri-food sector.

CSQA, with over 33 million euros in turnover, 270 employees, over 500 auditors, 13 offices in Italy and 3 abroad, is a big player in the agri-food sector. The decision to acquire Check Fruit is part of a medium-term strategy aimed at creating a center of excellence in the certification sector in the agri-food sector with strong sectoral expertise.

The objective is to ensure a high level certification service through high skills for each product sector. In this sense, the great synergistic potential between CSQA and Check Fruit is evident, with a strategic convergence of mission, objectives and business profiles with a view to offering specialized services that meet the needs of companies.

The services offered by the Group will continue to have as their primary objective that of creating added value for the organizations that choose them, increasing sectorial skills, strengthening the presence in the territory and guaranteeing customers the guarantee and trust given by accredited bodies recognized for their expertise, professionalism and impartiality.

"This acquisition," says Pietro Bonato, General Director and CEO CSQA, "is an important moment in CSQA's growth project and represents an opportunity to continue creating value for our customers, in line with the company strategy. It will allow us to consolidate our leadership position at a European level and increase our offer of third-party certifications dedicated in particular to the fruit and vegetable sector".

Carlo Perini, President and CEO CSQA : "This highly accretive operation was possible thanks to the strategic complementarity with Check Fruit and a common corporate vision: support for agri-food quality and Italian excellence, competence and innovation. We also strengthen the presence and offer of innovative services in Italy that meet the needs of businesses."

For more information:
CSQA Certificazioni
Via San Gaetano 74,
36016 Thiene (VI) - Italy
Tel.: +39 0445 313011

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