In the mid 19th century, Angelo Brovia opened a small “blacksmith work-shop” in Cortemilia, laying the foundations of a factory that will exceed the century.
His son Luigi expands his inheritance thanks to his philosophy to move on and always progress. His grandchildren, Mario and Gianangelo, establish the company F.B.C., specialised in the production of the first patented and automatic hazelnut picking machines.
Twenty years later, Mario Brovia turns the workshop into the modern industry which todays is a leader, all over the world, for nuts processing technologies.
1950 Establishment of FBC Costruzioni Meccaniche.
1968 FBC turns into the company Brovia Mario.
1978 Brovind begins its activity. While shelling technologies for hazelnuts improve, the first industrial plants are manufactured.
1979 Purchase of Syntron Italia, that will become Brovind Vibratori.
1989 Brovind System begins its activity with its headquarters in Turin. The first infrared roasting equipment for hazelnuts are patented.
1990 Brovind Elettronica, starts its activity for the production of software and industrial electronic applications. Brovind technological knowledge is extended to all kinds of nuts such as peanuts, almonds, pistachios, walnuts etc. in order to get semi-finished products for the confectionery and ice cream industry.
1990 Development of continuous dry and oil roasting technologies for peanuts and nuts with continuous production.
1996 Brovind do Brasil begins its activity with its headquarters in San Paolo.
1997 Constant research allows us to patent and develop a processing system to extract juice and liquid sugar from third-choice dates.
2003 Brovind GBV Impianti starts its business to develop and improve Brovind technologies for food sector.