Our company is specialised in the production and sale of food packaging, containers for food preservation and cooking, products for home storage, and the management of domestic waste. Always mindful of qualitative excellence, innovation and sustainability, Cuki Cofresco serves both the mass-consumer market and the professional market with in excess of 4,000 products.
Conservation is a crucial part of the food industry production cycle; for over sixty years now, Cuki has been investing substantially in this particular sector, in terms of technological research, an integrated industrial system, and rational production diversification, in line with the specific demands of the market.
The markets in which the company operates primarily concern various types of food wrapping and containers, yet over the years have expanded to include bin liners made from recycled, recyclable or plant-based materials under the Domopak Spazzy brand, in addition to products for the care and organisation of the spaces in our homes under the Domopak Living brand.
Comital is established.
The Cuki brand name is registered.
The company (known as Comital Cofresco at the time) is established as a joint venture between Comital SpA and Cofresco Frishhalteprodukte GmbH & Co. KG, with the industrial and commercial contributions of Cuki and Domopak respectively, two leading brands in the field of consumer packaged goods.
Acquisition of Europack, a company specialised in the production of aluminium and plastic food containers for the professional sector.
Europack is merged with Comital Cofresco, leading to the birth of the Divisione Professional, dedicated to the production and sales of food containers made with aluminium, plastic and cardboard.
Cuki Cofresco acquires control of Ilmak Makina Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS, a Turkish company with headquarters and plant in Istanbul, with the aim of better serving the markets in Turkey, the Balkans and the Middle East.
The Group's industrial restructuring process is completed with the transfer of non-strategic activities, including the aluminium lamination activities of Comital.
CUKI Cofresco creates Cuki France SAS, with headquarters and plant in La Terrasse (Grenoble), with the aim of better serving the French market and other European markets (Benelux, Switzerland, Spain and the UK).
Cuki Cofresco sets up in Poland Cuki Alfatec Sp. zoo with headquarters and plant in Poznań, destined to develop expansion projects for the various Eastern European markets.
Melitta Group Management GmbH & Co. KG acquires control of Cuki Cofresco, creating the conditions for the development of Europe's leading company in food packaging, founded on the synergic integration of Cuki Cofresco and the controlled company Cofresco Frischhalteprodukte.
Cuki Cofresco S.r.l. (80% directly and indirectly owned by Melitta Group Management GmbH & Co. KG and 20% by CEO Corrado Ariaudo through Aholding Srl) controls the following activities and companies from its managerial and commercial headquarters in Volpiano:
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40% Melitta Group Management GmbH & Co. KG
40% Cofresco Frischhalteprodukte GmbH & Co. KG
20% Aholding Srl
In the FMCG sector, Cuki Cofresco operates in a market that is worth 329 million euros. The company is the brand leader in all the markets in which it operates, with over 34% of the value share.
(Nielsen data, year ending 31/12/2018 – Modern Distribution)
Million units / Year
Cuki Cofresco boasts a total of seven production sites, with four of these being located in Italy and the other three aboard (France, Turkey and Poland):
Area: 65,300 sq.m (22,500 sq.m covered) Employees: 84
Rolls: 50 million pcs./year
Cardboard trays: 20 million pcs./year
Lids: 100 million pcs./year
Main markets served: Italy, others (not served by international sites)
Area: 12,500 sq.m (8,500 sq.m covered) Employees: 133
Alluminium containers and trays: 800 million pcs./year
Main markets served: Italy, Europe
Area: 101,100 sq.m (15,000 sq.m covered) Employees: 60
Aluminium containers: 550 million pcs./year
PP containers: 250 million pcs./year
PET containers: 30 million pcs./year
Main markets served: Italy, Europe
Area: 7,000 sq.m Employees: 10
PP storage boxes (DK Living): 600 PP tons/year used
Main markets served: Italy, Abroad
Area: 18,000 sq.m (10,000 sq.m covered) Employees: 30
Aluminium containers: 600 million pcs./year
Main markets served: France Benelux Spain
Area: 10,000 sq.m (5,000 sq.m covered) Employees: 35
Aluminium containers: 100 million pcs./year
Main markets served: East Europe Russia
Area: 16,000 sq.m (6,000 sq.m covered) Employees: 75
Rolls: 6.5 million pcs./year
Aluminium containers: 131 million pcs./year
Main markets served: Balkans
Cuki Cofresco S.r.l. operates in the mass consumer market with the following brands: Cuki, Domopak, Domopak Spazzy and Domopak Living.
High-performance solutions for the preparation, preservation, cooking and presentation of food.Discover more
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Cuki Professional is an international industrial packaging brand with an increasingly important role on all sales channels, especially the HoReCa channel.
Cuki Professional offers a wide range of trays and containers made from aluminium, plastic and cardboard dedicated to the food industry, public and private collective catering, and self-consumption for organised distribution and gastronomy.
The special division developed to best meet the needs of professional customers pertaining to containers for food use made from aluminium, plastic and cardboard.Discover more
Premium quality and products for the food industry that offer tailor-made solutions suitable for all the customers’ specific requirements.Discover more
Specialised in the production of aluminium containers and the distribution of a wide range of cardboard and aluminium products for the bread, pastry, meat and catering sectors.Discover more
A benchmark for all professional needs in the bin liner market, with substantial attention being paid to environmental sustainability, thanks to the use of post-consumption recycled materials.Discover more
The ‘RIUSA’ project revolves around the re-use of aliphatic bio-polyesters in the various processes intended for the automatic and digitalised production of a wide range of food packaging products in line with the principles of the Circular Economy.Discover more
Certification as real commitment for the future. A natural thought, a sustainable principle.
Maximising productivity whilst safeguarding the environment is our aim today, enabling the generations to come to inherit a more sustainable future: in the Group’s production processes, recovery, recycling, safeguarding and purification activities are all essential parts of a concrete and mindful business approach.
The use of cutting-edge technologies, meticulous research into materials and their disposal, and the ability to reduce production consumption and waste, are all requirements that we consider essential to ensuring that the Group’s products meet the highest possible quality standards whilst remaining financially competitive.
All plants used for the production of products suitable for food contact are ISO 14001, ISO 9001 and BRC certified. Our rolls of baking paper are FSC certified and our freezer bags comply with the UNI 15593 standard.
Cuki Cofresco, always keen to the environment, uses for the Headquarters and the plants in Italy certified energy coming entirely from renewable sources.