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The Company

The Story

1937

Leandro Voltan, the founder of the company, driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit take over a small convenience store, with a laboratory annexed in the Venetian mainland to turn it into his pasta shop.

1959

The entrepreneur applies, for the first time in history, the pasteurization process to fresh pasta extending its shelf life and giving to the product a better taste and look. He asks and obtains the patent depositing it in Switzerland with the n° 681372 .

1969

The first factory, adopting industrial methodologies, is built in Olmo di Martellago – Venice. Leandro, thanks to the precious help of his son Giovanni, switch from a small-scale traditional company to an industrial one mainly driven by the fresh pasta pasteurization discovery which has allowed to produce more and more quantities of product.

80’s - 90’s

Due to the success of the Voltan pasta and the continuous increase in demand, the company undergoes a structural expansion: the offices, the warehouses, the production capacity and the lines are doubled, the products are diversified and multiply and the logistic distribution is optimized.

1995

A r&d center and a 200 m2 laboratory are internally created making effective the Quality System in order to achieve "Total Quality" goals. It begins a long and structured path marked by the most important certifications and numerous awards at national and international level.

2000s

In the last decade, the incessant growth has consecrated the Company among the category leaders determining the acquisition of new production sites and brands. So Giordani, Emma Giordani, Brugnara and Antiche trattorie italiane has joined VoltanWay.

2015

VoltanWay consolidates its national and abroad position with the acquisition of Antica Pasteria, a company close to Milan with an international and renowned expertise in the fresh pasta field.

The group in a nutshell

  • 80 years in the world of fresh pasta;
  • 4th generation of Venetian entrepreneurs;
  • Aprox. 80 ml € turnover;
  • 400 employees;
  • 4 sites between Venezia and Milan: 30.000 m2 of production;
  • 22 productions lines: 1.300.000 kg/week;
  • 530.000 daily servings produced.

Mission

With more than 500 skus in our database, VoltanWay is proud to represent the Italian food tradition in the world, the authentic Made in Italy. We are always endeavour to challenge ourselves and try something new. With so much passion we want to meet all our customers’ wishes with unique and tailor-made products in total harmony with the most demanding needs.

CSR – Corporate social responsibility

VoltanWay proactively undertakes to provide the environmental safeguard, the safety at work and the social interest achievement .
Our production plants operate with efficient technologies to maximize energy saving for the lowest environmental impact. All the raw and general materials used in the process are ecologically and ethically sustainable. This is the result of huge investments for the modernization and maintenance of the facilities and for a targeted collaboration with companies that respect the fundamental rights of workers and animals.