12 September 2017


PALO ALTO, Calif., – Turatti Group is pleased to announce that Turatti North America, the exclusive distributor of food processing solutions for the Group in the United States, Canada and Mexico, has been selected by SVG Partners to become part of the THRIVE platform. The exclusive organization coordinates and works synergistically with all the leading companies, start-up, universities and growers in order to face the growing challenges of the food and agriculture industry.

The selection of Turatti North America has been carried out in the form of its predisposition to innovation and to provide new technologies for transformation and automation.
With a state-of-the-art facility in Salinas, California, TNA will work closely with SVG Partners in the Silicon Valley in order to identify, invest and deliver innovative products and processes to their customers and industry as a whole.

“We are thrilled to have Turatti North America join the THRIVE Venture & Innovation Platform and bring their expertise and insight around food processing to our partners and startups,” said John Hartnett, founder and CEO of SVG Partners and THRIVE.

At its manufacturing headquarters in Salinas, California, Turatti North America manages the sales, services, and support for its U.S., Canadian, and Mexican customers. Also located at its Salinas’s facility, Turatti’s Automation and Robotics division is focused on helping food processors overcome the challenges they face in meeting the ever-increasing demand for consistency and quality. Regarding this commitment, President and CEO of Turatti North AmericaDr. Alessandro Turatti, said “we want to move from a position of reacting to changes, to anticipating the signals coming from our customers and having an eye on the right, proven solutions. This requires us to be plugged into platforms like THRIVE and to connect with entrepreneurs that come through the THRIVE program every year.”

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