1865

Giovanni Battista Parodi emigrates from Europe to South America. He leaves from Mele (Liguria, Italy) and arrives in Buenos Aires (Argentina), where he begins to work in the horticulture sector.

1905

Domingo Juan Parodi (son of Giovanni Battista) begins the commercial activity and transport of goods (sale of fodder, milk, and distribution of horticultural products).

1918

The Parodi family’s first building material business is inaugurated so they can sell goods to the public. In addition, an electric sawmill is established for industrial activity

1930

Juan Marcos Parodi and Santiago Parodi (sons of Domingo) expand their activity towards imports from Europe (sanitary products, galvanized sheets, cement, refined wood and irons)

They also acquire a 400-hectare factory in Buenos Aires, destined for milk production and livestock breeding.

1949

They begin construction of a warehouse of 10,000 square meters for the storage of raw materials (southern area of ​​the province of Buenos Aires).

1955

The “Parodi Combustibles” was born for the distribution of fuels and oils exclusively for YPF (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales) in the southern area of ​​the province of Buenos Aires.

1967

Nelson Juan Parodi (son of Santiago) acquires a warehouse and ranch of 7,500 hectares in the province of Santa Fe to raise cattle (4,000 heads).

1970

Construction of the first high-productivity sawmill in Argentina (province of Misiones). The neighborhood of “Nelson Juan Parodi” is established with the goal of providing housing for the sawmill employees.

1994

Diego Parodi (Nelson’s son) begins with the production of beehives.

1997

First export of wholesale honey, wooden packaging and beehives from Argentina for the international market.

2005

Inauguration of the headquarters Matrunita Mediterranea S.r.l. in Italy (the first foreign headquarters of the family business) with the goal of becoming the world leader in import-export trade in honey.

2008

International expansion of the company for the acquisition of honey through the inauguration of the headquarters in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ethiopia, Spain, Romania, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vietnam.

2011

Inauguration of industrial honey processing plant in Italy to serve the European food industry.

2016

Creation of the B2C unit for the development of retail products based on honey: La Dolce Vita (honey), BEEBAD (energy drink), Mr. Honey & Mrs. Fruit (spreadable creams), Apisalus (medical devices).