Marco Bonaldo created Galateo & Friends in 2002, a luxury food company focused on Taggiasca extra virgin olive oil. The Ligurian company offers more than 50 products and exports to more than 40 countries around the world, with France, the United States, Japan, and the Middle East as the main markets. In addition to its line, the brand constantly creates prestigious partnerships with designers, stylists, chefs, hoteliers, and more.
With Galateo & Friends, Mr. Bonaldo, animated by passion and creativity, is a pioneer in promoting the culture of extra virgin olive oil in the world. He ensures the precious nectar is presented in increasingly attractive and recognizable packaging following a "red thread” strategy summarized as The Good in the Beautiful.
Previously, Mr. Bonaldo founded the olive oil company, Casa Olearia Taggiasca, in 1995.