This Week On The Safari, The Truffle Maestro, Federico Balestra

The Safari is a guided tour around the retail, brand and consumer landscape. Mortimer Singer, Managing Partner, and Kate Doerge, Operating Partner, interview the brightest and most innovative industry leaders who share how they are shaping and evolving the industry in the years to come.




Federico Balestra, CEO of Sabatino Truffles

Federico Balestra is the CEO of Sabatino Tartufi, a leading global Truffle company based in Connecticut and Umbria, Italy. With over 20 years of experience in the truffle industry, Federico has been instrumental in driving the company's growth and success. He joined Sabatino in 1996 as the Sales Manager and was appointed CEO in 2005.


Under Federico's leadership, Sabatino has expanded its product portfolio to include a wide range of new products like Truffle Salt, Truffle Zest, Truffle crisps just to name few, catering to the growing demand for truffle globally. His passion for promoting Truffles has driven Sabatino to become a world leader in the space.


Federico holds a degree in Business Administration from a great school in Rome, Italy and actively participates in industry conferences and events. He is committed to making a positive impact on the food industry by providing nutritious and environmentally friendly food choices to consumers.




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