Company

A family before being a company

But he dreams of going back to his homeland: the Molise region, in Southern Italy, with the aim of creating a future for his family and his land.

4 generations of roasters with the same passion

1951 The first coffee boutique
In 1951 Bartolomeo Camardo opens his first small coffe-roasting boutique in Campobasso. He is given as a present a picture of the Goddess of Fortune, symbolizing good omen since ancient times, and it becomes the icon of Camardo Coffee. Campobasso, Bartolomeo’s hometown is enchanted by the aroma of freshly roasted coffee…
Today our company is a large family and everyone feels part of it.

1970 – BEYOND THE BOUNDARIES In the 1970s, thanks to Bartolomeo’s sons Felice and Giuseppe, our company becomes one of the first in Itlay to export Italian roasted coffee blends to Australia, Canada and United States. During those years, as a result of the success gained by our coffee blends, a new plant is built, covering a surface of 20.000 square meters. Here, thanks to the latest manufacturing equipment and our family’s industrial experience, we can achieve the highest levels of know-how. Camardo Coffee is in the world.

1980 – THE COFFEE BEAN PLAYS THE LEADING ROLE Research and innovation are used in the application of the coffee beans biochromatic optical selection, to obtain the unmistakable taste of our coffee, with its fine and constant quality.

1996 – COFFEE PODS We are one of the first companies in Italy to believe in a new, fast and easy-to-use product, the E.S.E. coffee pods: an immediate success, thanks to the aroma of our blend, which led us to progressively invest in this sector.

2007 – RESTYLING On our 60th birthday, our company starts a delicate process of image renovation by restyling our trademark and packaging, aiming more towards an international clientele. Camardo’s new packaging image is reminiscent of an upside down bell, known as Gauss bell curve, and it is inspired by the ideal coffee cup section, whose lines are designed to obtain the perfect espresso coffee cream.

2008 – CAMARDO IN THE WORLD In 2008, in order to promote the culture of Italian quality espresso coffee in the world, our company opens several Camardo Coffee shops, the first one in Seoul, Korea. In our coffee shops, you can taste the perfect espresso coffee, pleasantly sorrounded by a totally relaxing atmosphere.

2011 – MINIBAR® A CASA COME AL BAR® In 2011 we launch Camardo System, an exclusive patent system of coffee capsules which ensures high quality espresso coffee at home just like at the bar. In the same year, our company succeeds on the market thanks to the direct production of compatible coffee capsules.

2016 – ACADEMIA DEL CAFFÈ® In 2016 we start our ACademia Master Baristi®, with the aim of promoting coffee culture trough our theoretical and practical training. Passion, art and knowledge join thanks to our four generations experience and more than 20 years training courses offered to our clientele.

2018 “EL CAMINO DE L’ARÀBICA” In 2018 we launch the Baya Roja® project: selected excellent Arabica from the best coffee farms in the world. Man and nature together for a fine mix of aroma and taste. Single origins fora n unforgettable taste!

1951

1951 THE FIRST COFFEE BOUTIQUE

In 1951 Bartolomeo Camardo opens his first small coffe-roasting boutique in Campobasso. He is given as a present a picture of the Goddess of Fortune, symbolizing good omen since ancient times, and it becomes the icon of Camardo Coffee. Campobasso, Bartolomeo’s hometown is enchanted by the aroma of freshly roasted coffee… Today our company is a large family and everyone feels part of it.

BEYOUND THE BOUNDARIES

In the 1970s, thanks to Bartolomeo’s sons Felice and Giuseppe, our company becomes one of the first in Itlay to export Italian roasted coffee blends to Australia, Canada and United States. During those years, as a result of the success gained by our coffee blends, a new plant is built, covering a surface of 20.000 square meters. Here, thanks to the latest manufacturing equipment and our family’s industrial experience, we can achieve the highest levels of know-how. Camardo Coffee is in the world.

1970

1980

THE COFFEE BEAN PLAYS THE LEADING ROLE

Research and innovation are used in the application of the coffee beans biochromatic optical selection, to obtain the unmistakable taste of our coffee, with its fine and constant quality.

COFFEE PODS

We are one of the first companies in Italy to believe in a new, fast and easy-to-use product, the E.S.E. coffee pods: an immediate success, thanks to the aroma of our blend, which led us to progressively invest in this sector.

1996

2007

2007 RESTYLING

On our 60th birthday, our company starts a delicate process of image renovation by restyling our trademark and packaging, aiming more towards an international clientele. Camardo’s new packaging image is reminiscent of an upside down bell, known as Gauss bell curve, and it is inspired by the ideal coffee cup section, whose lines are designed to obtain the perfect espresso coffee cream.

CAMARDO IN THE WORLD

In 2008, in order to promote the culture of Italian quality espresso coffee in the world, our company opens several Camardo Coffee shops, the first one in Seoul, Korea. In our coffee shops, you can taste the perfect espresso coffee, pleasantly sorrounded by a totally relaxing atmosphere.

2008

2011

MINIBAR®

A CASA COME AL BAR®

In 2011 we launch Camardo System, an exclusive patent system of coffee capsules which ensures high quality espresso coffee at home just like at the bar. In the same year, our company succeeds on the market thanks to the direct production of compatible coffee capsules.

ACADEMIA DEL CAFFÈ®

In 2016 we start our ACademia Master Baristi®, with the aim of promoting coffee culture trough our theoretical and practical training. Passion, art and knowledge join thanks to our four generations experience and more than 20 years training courses offered to our clientele.

2016

2018

Timeline Camardo 2018

‘EL CAMINO DE L’ARÁBICA’

In 2018 we launch the Baya Roja® project: selected excellent Arabica from the best coffee farms in the world. Man and nature together for a fine mix of aroma and taste. Single origins fora n unforgettable taste!

We are in the heart of Italy, between innovation and tradition

Our production plant is located in Ripalimosani (CB) and covers a total area of ​​about 20,000 square meters.
We follow the entire production chain with passion and dedication, from the careful selection phase to roasting, to the skilful blending, up to the 14 packaging lines (coffee beans blend for professional use, ground coffee and packaged in a protective atmosphere in Hi- Tech or vacuum pack, coffee in capsules and pods).
An essential value of our company is respect for nature in every single phase of the production process. The production, in fact, follows the highest industrial standards thanks to the most advanced technologies available and the constant updating of its plants and production techniques that also allow to limit the environmental impact: indeed, we installed of a photovoltaic system that meets the entire energy needs of our company.

We are in the heart of Italy, between innovation and tradition

Our production plant is in Campobasso/Ripalimosani, covering a surface of 20.000 square meters.

We monitor the entire production chain with passion and dedication, starting from the accurate selection to the biochromatic roasting process, to the skilful blending process and innovative packaging. There are 14 production lines, starting from coffee beans professional blends for the HO.RE.CA. sector, to ground and packed coffee for retail in Hi-Tech cans, vacuum packs, coffee capsules and pods. In our plant, thanks to the latest manufacturing equipment and our family’s industrial experience, we can achieve the highest levels of know-how.

Respecting nature is an essential value of our company, in every stage of production. Indeed, we follow the highest industry standards for limited environmental impact, thanks to the advanced technology available and to the constant upgrading of our equipment and methods of production. No coincidence that we installed a solar power system that allows us to be self-reliant for our energy needs.

Only from the best single origins of the world we create our exclusive Camardo blends

The excellence of our product originates from the mixture of the best single origins, coming from the most important coffee producers in Central and Southern America, Africa and Asia.

Choosing the single origins to blend is one of the most delicate stages of production in producing our high quality products. Thanks to our direct and long-established relationship with coffee producers, who provide us with the best harvests over time, we are able to constantly guarantee the highest quality to our customers

Our experience allows us to meet the most sophisticated tastes as well.