1891

The current owner's grandfather, Luigi Salvi, picked fruit from the farmers and sold it at the Bergamo market

1941

The grandson of the founder and current owner of the group, Luigi, joins the company and substantially contributes to modernising the business

1966

Luigi decides to move the business in Ferrara, the heart of fruit and vegetables production and marketing in Italy

 

1968

A decisive choice is made: the company decides to directly grow fruit so as to implement the most innovative farming techniques firsthand

1970

Salvi Vivai (fruit tree cultivation company) is founded; in addition to that the full production chain model experimented in Ferrara is so evidently successful that it is implemented also in Battipaglia (in the Campania region), and in Scanzano Jonico (in the Basilicata region).

1997

Founding of UNACOA, the fruit and vegetable growers consortium where every member is a precious part of a larger group.