The well-known independent consumer organization in Italy has assigned a score among the highest to the line Gimoka Classico – Capsule Coffee compatible with the Nespresso system produced by the company located in Valtellina.

Milan, 19 March 2023. Gimoka, for 40 years among the main roasters in Italy, with 3 production sites and the development of a full range of coffee and soluble beverages, has obtained the “Excellent Quality” Seal from Altroconsumo, the largest independent consumer organization in Italy.

The Gimoka aluminum capsules were selected by Altroconsumo for a test that examined 24 different types of capsules on the retail market that are compatible with the Nespresso system. In addition to the laboratory analysis on the quality of the processed coffee, the correctness and completeness of the information reported on the label, the material used for the capsule body and the case, and the overall sustainability of the packaging were evaluated. The tasting tests by experts and consumers were also added to these parameters.

In the overall evaluation of all these aspects, GIMOKA Classico – Nespresso ® compatible coffee, has been selected among the brands with excellent quality thanks to a score among the highest, in terms of product quality.

The recognition by Altroconsumo is the confirmation of the correct direction taken by the Gruppo Gimoka in developing solutions both in the intrinsic quality of the products and in the correct information communicated to consumers” – says Marco Padelli, Chief Global Business Officer of Gruppo Gimoka – who also adds “the investment in the search for increasingly sustainable products is our priority. Our company provides know-how and a 4.0 factory at the service of our two business models: the brand and Private Label projects.”

To celebrate Altroconsumo obtaining this certification, Gimoka will activate a shelf campaign in all capsule stores in Italy, bearing the Altroconsumoseal that certifiesthe quality of the product and confirms the know-how and investments made by the Group in this direction.


Gimoka is the flagship brand of Gruppo Gimoka, a company founded in the early 1980s by the intuitions of the founder Ivan Padelli. The Group, one of the leading roasters in Italy, controls the entire value chain: from the procurement of raw materials to the supervision of the roasting and grinding phases, up to packaging/encapsulation.

The all-round coffee core business is divided into two Business Units: one dedicated to ground coffee and grains and one to portioned. This allows the development of specific technological and qualitative skills, thanks to which the Group is a privileged partner in the development of private label projects with leading international, industrial and distribution players. The company is present in Italy and abroad, both in the professional channel (Ho.Re.Ca., OCS and Vending) and in the domestic channel, through its own brands. With the acquisition of Univerciok in 2019, the Group has integrated its offer into the traditional Home and Out of Home channels, with the development and production of soluble products and beverages.

March 19, 2023