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70 years of sea passion
1950's

Antonio Verrini starts up as a commercial distributor of local and national fresh fishery products in Genoa.

1970's – 1990's

After broadening the range of his activities to include the importing of products from other European and North African countries, Verrini reaches a turning point in his career, organising airline flight deliveries of fresh fish, while importing from countries further afield (South America and other continents). The company begins to sell both in within domestic markets and in certain countries of Europe.

The new millennium

With the arrival of the second generation at the helm, the company engages not only in distribution of fresh fishery products but also in frozen fish imports

2007

With the merger of three Group companies (Riviera Pesca Srl, Supermare Srl and Fish Service Srl) the concern enters the market of catering and transport for third parties.

2008

By taking over Versilfish Srl, Verrini enters the market of distribution for catering in Versilia.

2010

Opening of the Ventimiglia branch serving the French Riviera.

2013

Opening of the Sanremo branch serving the Riviera di Ponente coastline.
Rapallo opening of the first Kyo Fish sales point: Verrini directly joins the catering sector with its own brand.
By taking over the two branches of activity of Vela srl, Verrini begins its activities in the fields of stockfish and klippfisch import and export, processing, wholesale and retail.

2015

Opening of the Sestri Levante branch for distribution on the Riviera Ligure di Levante coastline.

2018

Verrini Holding acquires 60% of Giopescal, a long-established name in the retail distribution of fish products, with 9 points of sale in Liguria.