About Us

Guerra S.p.A is a family-run business that has been operating in the bakery and pastry-making sector ever since the 1930s. An all-Italian enterprise now in its third generation, Guerra S.p.A has always realised the importance of continuous innovation, investing in technological development and continuing improvement of its production processes. Having consolidated its presence in its home market, the company has also achieved significant results abroad, exporting the quality of its products to more than twenty other countries.

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    1932

    The Guerra company is founded in Genoa in 1932 by Pietro Guerra.

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    1952

    Following the destruction of the enterprise by the events of the Second World War, Agostino Guerra transfers activities to Rome and, along with his wife Romana, starts up trading in bread-making products.

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    1970

    Through intuition and far-sightedness, Agostino Guerra revolutionises the Italian malt market by importing British malts with high diastatic power.

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    1982

    As the Guerra family concern enters its third generation, the first major change of direction is enacted. The company moves from trading into production, with the creation of a product that was to make history in Italian bread-making: Malt Bread, the first bread mix produced in this country.

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    1989

    The transition to the industrial stage is marked by the opening of the Santa Palomba plant, with new facilities for the production of bread mix and improvers.

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    1994

    The opening of its facility for the production of hydrated cofectioner’s cream (one of the very first in Europe) ushers in a new revolution: microbiological control and fresh-product management.

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    2003

    The Export Division is born with the objective of establishing the presence of Guerra products in foreign markets.

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    2006

    The company takes on a new and invigorating challenge with its decision to invest in the frozen-food market. The 7Chef brand is born and the new adventure begins in the world of Ho.Re.Ca with a range of deep-frozen preparations for the preparation of desserts.

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    2008

    Two further major developments accompany the company’s growth: a doubling in size of the plant and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification.

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    2012

    A new piping-bag facility is created, which doubles in size in the space of a few months.

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    2013

    The company continues on its growth curve, consolidating its presence on the Italian market and propagating the quality of Guerra products in various overseas markets.

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    2014

    The march into the future continues with the entry of new and highly-qualified resources and the training and progressing of established team members.