‘’GRINDING’’ EXPERIENCE SINCE 1923.
The history of the Molino (Mill) of Pordenone began back in 1923, when the ‘’Societa’ di macinazione’’was founded in the Friulian province with the first electric mill in Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Starting from the 1950s, the Zuzzi family took over the company and started a new company thanks to the founder Valentino Zuzzi, which gained his considerable experience at the still most prestigious Swiss milling company ‘’Buhler’’.
Today the brothers Marco and Valentino Zuzzi represent the third generation of the family, they manage the Molino di Pordenone with the same formula and passion that has always allowed the company to be competitive over the years, constantly striving towards improvement, through investments in new technologies and through a rigorous selection of suppliers.
THE MOLINO IS BORN
The "Molino Sociale di Pordenone" was born, later called "Macinazione di Pordenone", with the first electric mill in Friuli Venezia Giulia, with a production capacity of 200ql of ground wheat per day.
The founders: Francesco Asquini, Riccardo Tamai, Luigi Baschiera, Angelo Tomadini, Carlo Endrigo and Luigi Trevisan.
The engineer Giuseppe Asquini enters the Company's offices with the aim of improving the company situation, which is struggling to take off.
1940 - 1945
The structures of the mill are damaged by the air raids of the Second World War. The photo shows the establishment set up with the flags of the historical period.
After years of collaboration Valentino Zuzzi, Buhler's miller technician, takes over the majority of the social capital. Specializing in milling, with a profound connoisseur of the grain and flour market, and is considered the "promise of a better future for the society".
The production capacity increases from 600-700 to 1300 quintals per day.
Giampaolo Zuzzi (second son of Valentino) starts working in the company as an employee, after having lived and collaborated in the milling industry.
Valentino and Giampaolo Zuzzi bring the company's brand up and renew it, bringing the production capacity from 200 to 2,000 quintals of ground grain per day.
Giampaolo Zuzzi takes the reins of the company, after the death of his father Valentino, becoming president and administrator.
A substantial investment in computerized machinery increased production capacity from 2,000 to 3,000 quintals per day.
Entry into the third generation of the Zuzzi, with the introduction of the sons Marco and Valentino. Important and specific investments are made in machinery and technologies for the optimization of cleaning, wholesomeness and grain selection.
THE EVOLUTION CONTINUES
We implement automation and investments in research and development, laboratory and training courses, functional in bringing further prestige to the Molino di Pordenone brand, now recognized by the market as a milling reality of excellence at a national level.