OCRIM S.p.A., founded in 1945, is one of the most important players of the international milling sector, specialised in “turnkey” projects and in the design and construction of mills for grinding wheat, corn, cereals in general and feed mills. To complete the services offered, in 2017 OCRIM took over FBC, a company specialised in the design and construction of handling systems such as palletisation, wrapping or capping of the full pallet.
AGRI-FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
PAGLIERANI has been operating since 1926 as a company specialized in the design, construction, installation of machines and complete lines for weighing, packaging and bagging purposes. Paglierani is the partner that offers complete solutions and services for a variety of sectors: milling, animal feed, cement, chemical and petrochemical, sugar, dairy, cereal and many other industries.
S.I.S., founded in 1947 with the aim of multiplying and spreading the cereal varieties set up by the Institute of Plant Breeding of Bologna and by private individuals, is the leading company in the wheat seed sector and it is the oldest reality left in totally Italian hands. S.I.S. played an important role in the growth of productivity and quality of the domestic cereal farming. In 2017 Bonifiche Ferraresi S.p.A. has signed an agreement for the acquisition of a shareholding in S.I.S., an important operation for the control strategy of the agri-food supply chain.
BONIFICHE FERRARESI, established in 1871, is the largest Italian agricultural company by land surface, active in the cultivation and marketing of agri-food products. The BF Group – of which Bonifiche Ferraresi is a part – currently has assets of approximately9,500 hectares and includes 17 companies – including subsidiaries and affiliated companies. The BF Group is the first and only Italian agro-industrial group listed on the stock exchange. In 2015 OCRIM entered the share capital of BF SpA, an operation considered synergistic for the development of the cereal supply chain as the BF Group represents a reference production platform for the entire sector.
LE STAGIONI D’ITALIA is the flagship parent brand of the BF Group, which landed on the shelves of large-scale distribution in 2018. To date, the brand’s product portfolio consists of eight categories typical of the Italian tradition: pasta, rice, herbal teas, legumes and cereals, honey, extra virgin olive oil, tomato purée and pulp and shortly fresh eggs. All products 100% Italian raw material. The keywords to best describe Le Stagioni d’Italia products: italian spirit, biodiversity, short and integrated supply chain, sustainability and traceability.
GHIGI 1870 S.p.A., has been making durum wheat semolina pasta production since 1870. The Ghigi pasta factory, in the growth and development phase after the acquisition by agricultural consortia in May 2010, is now the only Italian industrial business directly managed by the cereal growers.
AUGEO Art Space is a center for contemporary art in the historic heart of Rimini, born from the reconversion of Palazzo Spina, seventeenth-century dwelling on the Corso D’Augusto, the main artery of the city. Augeo hosts national and international exhibitions and opportunities for cultural meetings and exchanges.
Milling Hub S.p.A. stands as a local hub for a better defense of the territory, ensuring the traceability of Italian raw materials from the field to the finished product through the control of the agri-food chain. The project, put in place by OCRIM, consists in the construction of milling plants of which the single customer will have an exclusive use, with the double advantage of having a customized plant and the absence of management costs. BONIFICHE FERRARESI, which committed to the project in its values, became the second shareholder.
Filiera Italia is a non-profit foundation whose members are the major Italian institutions and companies in the agri-food sector. This model was born to enhance the Italian Made all over the world which includes Italian excellence in production and a distribution system meant to implement, ensure and improve quality, safety and sustainability. Filiera Italia represents the agricultural world and the Italian food industry in a cohesive and integrated way. Last but not least, it is the Italian keynote speaker in the European Unionfor any requests and proposals aimed to protect customer health and the entire agri-food chain.
BIA S.p.A., based in Argenta (Ferrara) and active in the production and marketing of couscous from the Italian supply chain, is among the top players on the European market and world leader in the production of organic couscous. In 2022 OCRIM acquired a part in the share capital of BIA S.p.A. , consolidating and reconfirming the large project of the Italian wheat supply chain.