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Gruppo Veronesi

Gruppo Veronesi is an Italian food company involved in the animal feed and meat sectors, with products exported to over 70 countries across the world. Well-known brands of the group include animal feed producers Veronesi and La Pellegrina, processed meat company AIA and charcuterie company Negroni. With 16 processing sites, the food segment of Gruppo Veronesi processes and markets poultry meat, pork and beef, cooked and seasoned salami, eggs and egg products. In 2018, the company's feed segment produced over 3.1 million tonnes of animal feed. Feed products are sold to both retailers and farmers for food-producing animals such as chickens and cattle.

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Governance and strategy

#1 2.5 /10 #191


#1 4.4 /30 #207


#1 1.3 /30 #225

Social inclusion

#1 1.5 /30 #260
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Segment Rank
Agricultural products and commodities #99
Animal proteins #56
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #163

Segment ranking summary

Active in in the animal protein and food and beverage manufacturers/processors segments, Gruppo Veronesi ranks in the bottom half of both segments rankings. The company shows weaknesses in its performance across all the measurement areas. Notably, Gruppo Veronesi does not disclose information regarding its governance structure, and it lags behind its segment peers because of the lack of time-bound commitments in the environment dimension. Nevertheless, the company is among the top performers in antibiotic use and growth-promoting substances thanks to its policy. Gruppo Veronesi is a laggard in both the nutrition and social inclusion measurement areas.

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Verona, Italy
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