GBfoods, a history of local flavours
1937

Foundation of
Gallina Blanca,
company origin
of the group.

Lluís Carulla i

Canals founds

Gallina Blanca,

installed in

Barcelona’s central

boulevard, Passeig

de Gràcia.

Foundation of <span>Gallina Blanca,</span> <span>company origin</span> <span>of the group.</span>
Foundation of <span>Gallina Blanca,</span> <span>company origin</span> <span>of the group.</span>
1948

Star
foundation

Star was born in 1948,

when Regolo Fossati

founded the factory in

Brianza. Star is the

translation of his

wife’s name, Stella

Pogliani.

Star foundation
Star foundation
1965

Start of the
Food Service
activity

Creation of the foodservice division specifically for the catering and hotel market.

Start of the Food Service activity
Start of the Food Service activity
1973

Beginning of the
international
activity (Africa)

Beginning of the international activity (Africa)
Beginning of the international activity (Africa)
Beginning of the international activity (Africa)
1989

Start of the

subsidiary

in Holland

(GranFood)

<span>Start of the</span> <span> subsidiary </span> <span>in Holland</span> (GranFood)
<span>Start of the</span> <span> subsidiary </span> <span>in Holland</span> (GranFood)
1995

Beginning
of the operation
in the former
Soviet Union

Beginning of the operation in the former Soviet Union
Beginning of the operation in the former Soviet Union
2007

Two leading companies,
Gallina Blanca and Star, become one group.

The group has an

important presence

in Spain, Italy,

Netherlands,

Russia & CIS and Africa.

Two leading companies, <span>Gallina Blanca and Star, become one group.</span>
2017

Significant
growth in Africa

Growing portfolio in Africa with well-known local brands like Gino, Pomo, Jago and Bama.

Significant growth in Africa
Significant growth in Africa
2019


Acquisition of Continental Foods,

enhancing the

business in Europe.

Entering into Germany,

France, Belgium,

Finland and Sweden

with leader local brands.

 Acquisition of Continental Foods, enhancing the business in Europe.
 Acquisition of Continental Foods, enhancing the business in Europe.