is our tradition

Germinal Bio is a family of organic, healthy and
functional products
, which has grown year after year
thanks to our extensive research into the ingredients
and their nutritive features.
We are constantly committed to
food and environmental sustainability.
“We are manufacturers and with our products we respect
the environment, in cooperation with suppliers and commercial partners
who share our commitment to sustainability.
We take care of people, designing organic, healthy and functional products
developed following precise nutritional needs.

Our motto? Nourish your health, with taste!”
Emanuele Zuanetti

Our history

  • 1977

    Brescia Germinal Italia was established.

    The Company proposed, through the promotion of natural
    foods, a way to come back to the essential values of human
    nutrition, in contrast to the growing sofistication of food industry.

  • 1981

    Il Mangiarsano was established: its name describes its mission
    Mangiar: to eat; sano: healthy. So Healthy-eating).
    The Company activity focused on the research
    of healthy bakery products.

  • 2001

    From a small bakery laboratory to a successfull Company.

    After 20 years of steady progress,
    Il Mangiarsano opened a new facility.

  • 1st January 2008

    From the merger of these two historic companies belonging
    to the bakery industry, MangiarsanoGerminal Group was founded

    Il Mangiarsano improved the purchase of Germinal Italia.
    Germinal Bio starts to exponentially grow: 
    an intense research on ingredients allowed 
    to enlarge the range of products year after year.

  • 2015

    Ready meals by Germinal Bio.

    Thanks to a partnership with a manufacturing Company operating
    in the organic and vegan food industry, Germinal Bio
    has extended its commercial offer to the ready-to-eat food market.

  • 2016

    Sauvory bakery products gluten free.

    A new production line was placed. It allows
    the production of savoury bakery products, which are
    organic, vegan and gluten free.  New production technologies
    and bigger productive capacity.

Sustainability and commitment

Germinal Bio is an example of total sustainability

raw materials


Short production chain
and fair-trade



are our engine

More than 80 collaborators
provide professionalism and expertise every day.
They work with passion to make sure that
Germinal Bio products arriving to your tables
can nourish you with taste!