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OPTIMA S.P.A.

with a single member. Company subject to management and
coordination of  CCP LUX SCSp-RAIF-CCP Lux Cone.
Via Gaggio N°72 - 47832 San Clemente - Rimini, Italy
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Casa Optima

The world leading multi-brand group in Italian artisanal gelato, fine patisserie, and mixology. We have different voices, but we speak the same language, one of love for people, traditions, and quality.

We transform our uniqueness into a stronger, unified, and excellent body. Every day, we work with care and professionalism, pursuing one goal: Making Life Sweeter Together.

The key numbers
of our Group
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160+
YEARS OF HISTORY
For over a century our aim has been to offer the best to our customers.
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150+
COUNTRIES
Our sales network is spread throughout the national and international territory.
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5
PRODUCTION SITES
In Italy, France and Brazil.
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30K
CUSTOMERS
A large customer base made up of experts in the sector globally.
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BUSINESS UNITS
Artisanal Gelato, High quality Pastries & Professional Decorations and Beverages.
1K+
COLLABORATORS
People are at the centre of our Group

Top
Management

Passion and sense of responsibiliy drive our Group.
Francesco Fattori
Francesco Fattori
Group Chief Executive Officer

″Strategic vision, clear objectives, solid investments, and a great team are the pillars on which the sustainable growth of the Group is based.″
Matteo Sala
Matteo Sala
Group Chief Marketing Officer

″Superior quality and continuous innovation, set in the context of a clear portfolio strategy, are the inspiring principles that guide me and my team every day, helping to make our Group unique in the market.″
Mario Morelli
Mario Morelli
Group Human Resources Director

″I have always believed in the value of people, and together with my team, we strive to create a positive, stimulating, and inclusive work environment every day.″
Massimiliano Riccò
Massimiliano Riccò
Group Chief Operating Officer

″Together with a strongly result-orientated team, with the constant pursuit of excellence and service, we support the growth and creation of Casa Optima values, with the ambition to always delight our customers and strengthen our leadership.″
Andrea Masini
Andrea Masini
Group Chief Financial Officer

″Thanks to a financial leadership integrated into the business strategy, I ensure the financial solidity and the achievement of the Group’s profitable growth targets.″
Giuliano Tosi
Giuliano Tosi
Business Unit Director

″We consolidate partnerships and forge new relationships in the world of Pastry Creations, working every day to produce excellent and innovative products and to offer the best service to our customers.″
Fabrizio Finelli
Fabrizio Finelli
Business Unit Director

″Together with my team of hundreds of enthusiastic people spread across many continents, we bring the goodness of artisanal gelato to practically every country in the world.″
Monica Balocco
Monica Balocco
Group Project Management Officer

″Finding myself at the helm of the Beverage project and other strategic projects of the Group, I put my knowledge and experience at the service of the company for many new growth opportunities.″

Values

Authenticity, Italianity in a global context, Dynamism, Enthusiasm and Respect are the core values that distinguish us and constitute a shared manifesto that is expressed in five essential and fundamental points: a love for the authenticity of ingredients and traditions; a glocal vocation that celebrates Italian heritage; dynamism in technological innovation; enthusiasm in our work; and respect for the environment and surrounding authenticities.

Authenticity
Global
Dynamism
Enthusiasm
Respect
Our History
Casa Optima is the Italian group created in 2019 to unite all the brands that make it up, to form one large family, and to be the spokesperson for a message: ‘Making Life Sweeter Together,’ because together, we want to make people's lives sweeter. Passion, craftmanship and tradition are the key to our success.
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2016
MEC3
with Charterhouse

MEC3 on the 13th of November 2016 became part of Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP, one of the leading private equity firms in Europe.

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2017
Acquisition of
Modecor Italiana

In November 2017, MEC3 announced the acquisition of Modecor Italiana, a company of reference at European level in the production of pastry decorations.

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2018
Acquisition of
Giuso Guido

In May 2018, the acquisition of Giuso Guido S.p.A took place, a historic company expert in the production of compounds for artisanal gelato and pastry making.

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2019
The Casa Optima Group
is born

The world's number one multi-brand group for Italian artisanal gelato, high quality pastries and mixed Beverages.

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2019
Acquisition of Pernigotti
Maestri Gelatieri Italiani

The company, known for its role in Made in Italy, becomes part of the Optima SPA Group.

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2020
Acquisition of
BLEND

The Brasilian company joins the Group Optima SPA.

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2022
The launch of
DOuMIX?

An innovative and unconventional brand designed to make every beverage amazing, thanks to a line of distinctive products that goes beyond what the market already has to offer.

Sustainability
At Casa Optima, we believe that sustainability and business are two entirely reconcilable concepts and that there is an ecological, low-impact and sustainable way to satisfy both.
 
For this reason, since 2021, we have been committed to an ESG project with a tangible impact, comprising measurable programs and objectives from start to finish, which can be shared with all stakeholders.
Governance
We strongly believe that an effective, sustainable, and transparent governance model is the basis for pursuing and achieving long-term goals and success.
Code of Ethics

In 2018, we adopted a Group Code of Ethics that is certified by both Italian and foreign companies. A charter of values and ethical principles that inspire the work of all those working in the group.

Whistleblowing

In compliance with the European legislation (EU Directive 2019/1937) and the relevant Italian decree (D. Lgs. no. 24/2023), the Group companies have updated and implemented their respective whistleblowing procedures.

Certifications

For the Group, product quality, health and safety are of paramount importance. It checks and certifies certain product lines against particular food dictates and constantly monitors the working environment.