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101 Top Food and Beverage Startups and Companies in Italy (2021)

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Italy based Food and Beverage companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food and Beverage industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Italy Food and Beverage Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

H-FARM

H-FARM

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H-FARM is an innovative platform set up in 2005 to help entrepreneurs launch new initiatives and support the digitalisation of Corporates

Poke House

Poke House

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Poke House is effectively industrializing the production of “poke bowls” for food delivery platforms.

Poke House

My Cooking Box

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My Cooking Box is a pack that contains everything you need to prepare an Italian gourmet dish at home, according to a great chef’s recipe.

Poke House

Eat Joy

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Lunch subscription service

Poke House

Deliveristo

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B2B Foodtech marketplace which connects Ho.Re.Ca. (Hôtellerie – Restaurant – Cafè) with suppliers

Poke House

Soplaya

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Soplaya is a platform that offers an online marketplace for food producers and restaurants.

Poke House

EatsReady

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EatsReady is the marketplace for mobile ordering. Discover the best restaurants, browse menus, pay & collect using our fast-track technology

Poke House

Ferrero

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Ferrero is a confectionary manufacturer known for Tic-Tacs, Nutella, Kinder, and their Pralines.

Poke House

Foorban

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Foorban produces and delivers great food to companies and individuals.

Poke House

Soul-K

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Food-tech scale-up that creates semi-prepared food ingredients and complete prepared meals for professionals in the HO.RE.CA & L.O.D. sector

Poke House

Hotbox Food

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We believe that the love for delicious food is universal. With Hotbox, food is delivered hot (85C) & crunchy (SteamFree) anywhere.

Poke House

Mymenu

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Italian high-end food delivery company

Poke House

HARG – Healthy Aging Research Group

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HARG is a food-tech benefit company that specializes in dehydrated food production for people with swallowing difficulties.

Poke House

Chef in Camicia

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Chef in Camicia is a social channel that broadcasts new videos about the world of food.

Poke House

Dishcovery

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Dishcovery, a start-up founded in Modena in 2018, creates digital, interactive and multilingual menus for restaurants.

Poke House

Babaco Market

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Babaco Market is an ecommerce business from Italy selling grocery “ugly products” on demand.

Poke House

3Bee

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3Bee develops technologies in the field of hive monitoring, prevention, and care.

Poke House

Foodscovery

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Foodscovery is an online market which allows you to order regional gastronomic products.

Poke House

Quomi

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Quomi is a mealkit delivery service making people eat tasty and healthy at home, following the pillars of the Mediterranean diet.

Poke House

Alfonsino

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The food delivery of small cities

Poke House

Panealba-Campiello

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Panealba-Campiello is an Italian producer of baked goods such as breadsticks, crostini, and savory snacks.

Poke House

Rigoni di Asiago

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Rigoni di Asiago manufactures and trades food products in Italy.

Poke House

Diet to go

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Diet to go every day delivers a thermic bag including fresh meals of the day

Poke House

UNFIA

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UNFIA is a Cloud-Based platform powered by AI and ML to connect wine producers and buyers supporting them before, during, and after the sale

Poke House

IlCaffeItaliano

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Ilcaffeitaliano.com is an e-commerce which sell around the world the real italian espresso coffee in capsules compatibles

Poke House

Direttoo.it

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Direttoo is the first digital platform that vertically organizes the business relationship between producers and restaurateurs.

Poke House

Cesarine – Home Food

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Leading Italian platform in local food experiences.

Poke House

Mondial Pet Distribution

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Mondial Pet Distribution distributes hygiene and personal products for animals, under the Fortesan brand.

Poke House

Surgital

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Surgital produces deep-frozen pasta dishes and sauces the company.

Poke House

The Spiritual Machine

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Custom & White Label Spirits for Everybody

Poke House

Lorenzo Vinci

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Lorenzo Vinci is an e-commerce company that offers its clients a selection of Italian food and wine.

Poke House

My Foody

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MyFoody is the mobile app that turns food waste into store traffic

Poke House

AdvisorEat

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AdvisorEat is the loyalty program reserved for consultants and professionals in the business world.

Poke House

Leonard

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Leonard is an innovative intelligent assistant for catering that allows restaurant owners to increase their earnings.

Poke House

MonsieurGourmand.com

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MonsieurGourmand Expert in multi-site catering solutions in France

Poke House

Aroundrs

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Aroundrs is a startup that provides smart and reusable packaging for food and beverage industry.

Poke House

LABOMAR

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LABOMAR produces dietary supplements, diet foods, health products and medical devices.

Poke House

Gruppo Argenta

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Gruppo Argenta offers places and facilities of relaxation where clients can you can have a coffee, a snack or drink to recharge.

Poke House

Sicuro Food

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innovation transparency safety quality

Poke House

Mamma M’Ama

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Mamma M’Ama is a producer of fresh baby food.

Poke House

Fresco

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Fresco enables to produce fresh olive oil in any place and at any time.

Poke House

Chef Dovunque

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Chef Dovunque selects homemade and organic ingredients for signature Italian pasta, and packages and distributes them as pre-measured kits.

Poke House

Jojolly

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Jojolly enables employers to find a suitable staff within a short time.

Poke House

Tenute Piccini

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Tenute Piccini is offers the production, aging, bottling and trading of mainly Tuscan wines.

Poke House

FruttaWeb

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FruttaWeb is an e-commerce that allow people to order online among more than 1.500 fresh fruits and receive them directly at their doorstep.

Poke House

Segafredo

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Segafredo specializes in the preparation and sale of coffee, pods and capsules on the national and international territory.

Poke House

WayCap

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Refillable Capsules Compatible with Nespresso Machines.

Poke House

Gnammo

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Turning the outdoor eating in a web 2.0 experience, thus creating new businesses and opportunities for foodies and brands.

Poke House

MiSiedo

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MiSiedo is an online platform that enables users to discover and book restaurants in real-time.

Poke House

Enologica Vason

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Enologica Vason is a family-run business that offers specialized services for companies in the beverage industry.

Poke House

Solo Crudo

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It is the most important brand of vegetarian and raw food restaurants in Italy, with the ambition to become the healthy food brand leader

Poke House

MammaItalia

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MammaItalia is an innovative Italian start-up operating in the FoodTech sector.

Poke House

Renzini

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Renzini produces & sells its own brand “Renzini Alta Norcineria” high quality cured meats, other gastronomic specialties destined for shops.

Poke House

Flea Societa Agricola

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Flea Societa Agricola is active in the production of craft beers, both under its own brand, strongly linked to the Umbrian territory.

Poke House

Taste Italy S.r.l.

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Taste Italy with the brand GustaMente reinterprets the Italian gastronomic excellences in healthy logic. Products strictly gluten-free

Poke House

IKOI

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IKOI Unipersonale produces machines for melting & heat treatments of the precious metals.

Poke House

Cierreci

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Cierreci produces and markets pizza cooking and vending machines.

Poke House

DesignWine

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DesignWine is the leading digital platform for the italian wine industry.

Poke House

Miscusi

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Fast-Gourmet freshly made pasta restaurant chain

Poke House

JOY S.r.l.

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Joy is an Italian innovative start-up producing delicious “vegan meat”

Poke House

Eco-Logic Green Farm

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Eco-Logic Green Farm has an underlying concept that determines the basis of the new agricultural culture: the GREEN FARM.

Poke House

MIXARTISTA

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MIXARTISTA is a robotic barman designed to prepare perfect cocktails for the luxury market

Poke House

MTM Srl

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MTM Srl use cases and research, development and production of software for the medical sector.

Poke House

Mashcream

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A new express way to prepare italian homemade ice cream.

Poke House

Svinando

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Svinando is a company that offers wine for purchase as well as monthly wine club memberships.

Poke House

Gruppo Bertoldi

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Bertoldi Holding specializes in operational management of group companies, development and research of new businesses, and more.

Poke House

Sgnam

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Sgnam is an italian food delivery platform, delivering to its customers the best restaurants in town in the shortest amount of time

Poke House

Breakfast Point

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Breakfast Point has developed a smartphone application designed to serve the world of bar, cafeteria and pastry.

Poke House

IUV

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global plastic-free packaging solutions

Poke House

Eataly Net

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Eataly is a high-end Italian food market and mall chain that comprises of restaurants, food and beverage stations, bakeries, and retailers.

Poke House

The WishList

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The Wishlist is a unique Italian company, which introduced the concept of gift box applied to objects rather than experiences.

Poke House

Botteega

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Botteega is a marketplace for fresh grocery shopping from local markets and shops, with same-day delivery.

Poke House

Valagro

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An Italy-based maker of biostimulants and specialty nutrients.

Poke House

Zambon Pharma

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Zambon is a leading Italian family company that has operated for 109 years in the pharmaceutical and fine-chemical industry.

Poke House

Molino Favero Srl

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Molino Favero is a production facility processing pre-cooked and pre-gelatizied flour mixes and semifinished flours for the food industry.

Poke House

Arcaplanet

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Arcaplanet is the Pet Store chain in Italy, specialized in pet food & care.

Poke House

Prima Industries Srl

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Prima Industries is an innovation, technology, and design driven holding company.

Poke House

Ing. Ferretti

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Ing. Ferretti does automation for the cheese industry

Poke House

Feel IT

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Feel IT is a new platform that collects all-natural products of small Italian producers into regional food-box. We will let you feel Italy

Poke House

Fiordelisi

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Fiordelisi is an Italian producer and supplier of sun-dried vegetables.

Poke House

Esselunga S.p.A.

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Esselunga S.p.A. is a retail company.

Poke House

L’Orto di Jack

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L’Orto di Jack is a wholesaler and distributor of fruits and vegetables.

Poke House

Saquella 1856 Srl

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Saquella’s line of business includes manufacturing of coffee concentrates and extracts in powered, liquid, or frozen form.

Poke House

WAMI – Water with a Mission

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WAMI is the first water with a mission born in Italy.

Poke House

illycaffè

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illycaffe manufactures and markets a range of coffee products.

Poke House

Saporeato

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The italian selection for foodies

Poke House

Emerge

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The place where buyers and producers of authentic Italian food can easily connect with each other through a virtual market.

Poke House

Aithalia

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Aithalia is a platform that allows micro, small, and medium Italian companies​ to have​ a single unified channel to export their products.

Poke House

NutriBees

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Healthy Food Personalized

Poke House

Suba Seeds

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Suba Seeds is a producer, packer and distributor of specialty vegetable seeds for the professional and hobby garden markets.

Poke House

Furla

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Furla is a Italian lifestyle brand with a distinctive playful spirit and contemporary elegance.

Poke House

Al.ta Cucina

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Al.ta.Cucina is on the mission to create the world’s largest community of Italian food lovers.

Poke House

Edo

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Edo is develops an application that provides results on healthy food products based on dietary requirements.

Poke House

Foodracers

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Foodracers is a food delivery company

Poke House

Farnese Vini

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Farnese Vini is a leading Italian wine group active in the production, sale and marketing of central and southern Italian wines.

Poke House

Bewilder Beverages – Selvatiq

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Bewilder Beverages – Selvatiq is a producer and seller of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Poke House

Dino Paladin Advanced Biotechnologies

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Dino Paladin Advanced Biotechnologies specializes in research on biotechnological, environmental, food, biotoxicological and materials.

Poke House

Amadori

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Amadori is an integrated cycle food company that has direct control of the entire production and distribution chain.

Poke House

Balconi

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Balconi is a confectionary company.

Poke House

Ponti

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Ponti is a nine-generation family-owned Italian company that manufactures vinegar and related food products.

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IRCA

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IRCA is a Italian and European B2B manufacturer of semi-finished products for the pastry and bakery.

Written by Mark Kendall

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