Our History

1980

How It Started

The first premises of Amigos Caffè consisted of a small warehouse of 40 mq in the suburbs of Trieste. Severino Mingardi, his wife Maria and an old 30 kg roasting machine set up a Project which today makes us proud and that extends beyond national borders all over Europe, producing and exporting high quality Italian coffee.

1988

Setting out to conquer the East

Here we are in Trieste in the first operating premises of Amigos Caffè, incorporating a new key element into the company’s expansion strategy. The first trade project to conquer Central and Eastern Europe was worked out here.

10th April 1999

Make way for the coffee

Production expanded and more room was needed to store the growing coffee volumes in demand on the market, therefore – with the enthusiasm we are known for – we inaugurated our new plant in the industrial estate of Muggia (TS), Strada delle Saline 3. The equipment in the new production plant guarantees high standards of coffee roasting, cherry processing, packaging and storage.

19th May 2005

Bigger and bigger

Seven years after the inauguration of the production plant, production plant no. 2 was added up to make way for the production of coffee pods and capsules and forvacuum packing. Once again, Amigos Caffè has proven that it is capable – through continuous improvement – of adapting to changes and to meet new market needs.

Where we are today

The company grows, the smell of coffee remains

Today, Amigos Caffè plants cover a surface area of 11,000 mq and boast modern, cutting-edge equipment capable of producing 1,600 Kg of coffee per hour. With the current production volumes, we can serve the Trieste market as well as the markets of Central and Eastern Europe and offer the option of toll manufacturing. What has never changed is our employees’ love of coffee, a love, which Arianna Mingardi – currently at the helm of the company – is striving to keep alive and to hand over to the next generation.

The future

New blends

Arianna Mingardi has taken over from her father and founder of the company Severino Mingardi. The thought of him led her to create a new Riserva blend – the Mingardi S blend, a mixture of superior coffees, releasing intense aromas of cocoa, crunchy almond and dried fruit from the very first sip, to conclude with a captivating smell of orange marmalade. The persistent prolonged aftertaste is enhanced by hints of almond and raw citrus fruit honey. The Mingardi S Riserva blend enables us to increase our creative capacity and to anticipate the taste of those who love our coffee.

1980

How It Started

The first premises of Amigos Caffè consisted of a small warehouse of 40 mq in the suburbs of Trieste. Severino Mingardi, his wife Maria and an old 30 kg roasting machine set up a Project which today makes us proud and that extends beyond national borders all over Europe, producing and exporting high quality Italian coffee.

1988

Setting out to conquer the East

Here we are in Trieste in the first operating premises of Amigos Caffè, incorporating a new key element into the company’s expansion strategy. The first trade project to conquer Central and Eastern Europe was worked out here.

10th April 1999

Make way for the coffee

Production expanded and more room was needed to store the growing coffee volumes in demand on the market, therefore – with the enthusiasm we are known for – we inaugurated our new plant in the industrial estate of Muggia (TS), Strada delle Saline 3. The equipment in the new production plant guarantees high standards of coffee roasting, cherry processing, packaging and storage.

19th May 2005

Bigger and bigger

Seven years after the inauguration of the production plant, production plant no. 2 was added up to make way for the production of coffee pods and capsules and forvacuum packing. Once again, Amigos Caffè has proven that it is capable – through continuous improvement – of adapting to changes and to meet new market needs.

Where we are today

The company grows, the smell of coffee remains

Today, Amigos Caffè plants cover a surface area of 11,000 mq and boast modern, cutting-edge equipment capable of producing 1,600 Kg of coffee per hour. With the current production volumes, we can serve the Trieste market as well as the markets of Central and Eastern Europe and offer the option of toll manufacturing. What has never changed is our employees’ love of coffee, a love, which Arianna Mingardi – currently at the helm of the company – is striving to keep alive and to hand over to the next generation.

The future

New blends

Arianna Mingardi has taken over from her father and founder of the company Severino Mingardi. The thought of him led her to create a new Riserva blend – the Mingardi S blend, a mixture of superior coffees, releasing intense aromas of cocoa, crunchy almond and dried fruit from the very first sip, to conclude with a captivating smell of orange marmalade. The persistent prolonged aftertaste is enhanced by hints of almond and raw citrus fruit honey. The Mingardi S Riserva blend enables us to increase our creative capacity and to anticipate the taste of those who love our coffee.