Luigi Zàini, CEO of the medium-sized Italian sweets company, Luigi Zàini S.p.A., is the winner of this year’s ISM Award. The largest and most important trade fair for sweets and snacks worldwide is conferring this prize to the executive director of an Italian sweets company for his exceptional services to the sweets and snacks industry for the first time.
Luigi Zàini S.p.A. produces and sells cocoa and sugar-based products. The sales network of the Zàini products covers the whole of Italy and they are exported to over 80 countries worldwide. The company employs a headcount of around 200 people in the three Milan-based production sites and at the logistic platform in Pavia.
With his sister Antonella Zàini, Luigi Zàini runs the company today in the meanwhile third generation. Luigi Zàini S.p.A. has exhibited at every edition of ISM since its premiere in 1971.
Luigi Zàini is delighted at winning the ISM Award: “I am literally thrilled at receiving this distinction, which is an honour for the company, for my sister and for me personally. My thoughts go immediately to all of the people who have been working for Zàini for generations and who together with our business partners have significantly contributed towards the company’s success story. I would like to dedicate this prize to all of these people!”
The presentation of the ISM Award will take place during the festive ISM dinner on 30 January 2022. Dr. Massimo Garavaglia, CEO of the De’ Longhi Group, will hold the laudation.