Sector: Food / agriculture
B.F. S.p.A., based in Jolanda di Savoia (Ferrara), was founded and developed around Bonifiche Ferraresi S.p.A. Società Agricola, the largest Italian agricultural company by land extension and the only listed company operating in the sector.
From a traditional agricultural operator focused on commodity production, the Group has developed into a more advanced and innovative consumer-oriented enterprise, capable of generating value through the control of the entire value chain, from production to transformation and distribution.
In addition, the Group is at the forefront in using the most modern farming systems available with innovative precision farming solutions.
CDP Equity investment and objective
CDP Equity’s investment in B.F. was carried out to pursue a consolidation and integration strategy in the agricultural sector. The investment is aimed at providing financial support for the company's development plan, based on the extension of the farmed area, the launch of food processing activities and distribution of products, as well as the provision of new consulting and knowledge-sharing services in the agritech field..