Nutkao S.r.l., founded in 1982 by Giuseppe Braida, produces cocoa and hazelnut spreads and semi-finished products for the sweet industry for almost 35 years.

The company has developed over the years until now it has reached a position as an international leader in the production of spreads in the Private Label segment. It also now plays a significant role in the Italian market of semi-finished products for the sweet industry (liquid chocolate, chocolate drops, spreads in cisterns and buckets).

The production factory is at Canove di Govone (province of Cuneo) in a modern building constructed in 2001. The factory, with an area of 12,000 sq.m., houses the offices and various production departments:

  • Warehouse for raw materials and packaging which is computerised with RF technology
  • Production department with computerised control of the production of chocolate and spreads
  • Packaging department with 11 lines
  • Computerised finished product warehouse with RF technology.

In 2015, Nutkao opened a new plant in the USA, North Carolina.

Plant USA

The facility in Battleboro is a state of the art building , compliant with all BRC and FDA requirements, endowed with the highest technologies.

The factory, with an area of 96,000 sqf., features:

  • Warehouse for raw materials and packaging and finished products which is computerised with RF technology
  • Production department with computerised control of the flows
  • Production department with computerised control of the flows

In 2017 Nutkao’s turnover reached 131 million €. The sales spread across 85 countries. The company currently
employes over 200 people.

Today the group is still run entirely by the Braida family.