Business description

Founded in 1992 near Treviso, Master is an Italian leading company in the production and commercialization of high-end fresh potato gnocchi. The quality of its products is ensured by a production process which starts directly from the fresh potatoes. Master’ product portfolio covers all categories of gnocchi (plain, filled and flavoured) as well as other Italian specialties (e.g. spatzle). The Company supplies mainly Mass-Market Retailers through both owned brands (especially “Mamma Emma”) and private label. Master exports in more than 15 countries worldwide.

Value creation

Aksìa Group (through Aksìa Capital V) acquired Master from the founders with the aim to drive the Company through its next development phase. In particular, the project envisages, through a buy and build strategy, the creation of a new pole in the premium segment of gnocchi and fresh pasta. Aksìa will support the company both in the research of new potential targets and in the strengthening of the managerial structure to generate commercial and operational synergies and foster the international expansion.

Investment date
Sector
Food
Revenue class (€M)
20-30
Employees class
100-150
Office
Vedelago (TV)
Status
Current
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