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The Caffè Molinari SpA The trading company "Giuseppe Molinari", successful in the food sector, was formed in 1804 and became a supplier to the Savoia house in 1880 under the name "Ditta Fratelli Molinari" [the Molinari Brothers company]. Molinari vinegar began to acquire prestige winning numerous international awards in this period also.
In 1911, on the wake of other leading Cafes opening in other cities ("Florian" in Venice or "Caffè Greco" in Rome), the family opened "Bar Molinari", which became a meeting place for the entire city and a meeting place for artists and intellectuals, in the heart of Modena.
In 1944, the founder Giuseppe and his sons Alberto and Emilio began roasting coffee at the facilities on Via Rismondo in the middle of the historical center. As business activities grew, roasting then moved to via Modonella and finally transferred to Via Fanti, where the company changed its corporate structure to become "Caffè Molinari S.p.A." is an Italian producer of roasted coffee, whose origins date back to the first activity of the firm Giuseppe Molinari of 1804 .
To date, it trades in 60 countries of the world, on all continents. Currently Caffè Molinari carries out its roasting activity in Modena at its headquarters in via Francia, producing over 11 tons of roasted coffee a day, in 86 different blends.