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production and packaging of monodose liquid bottles, with
or without caps, for powders.
To complete its pharmaceutical services a third
pharmaceutical plant was acquired early 2008 for the
production of tablets, film- and sugarcoated tablets as well
as hard-gelatine capsules. Today, Fine Foods is the biggest
independent Italian contract manufacturer for nutraceuticals
and one of the most important players in the pharmaceuticals
market, boasting more than 230 employees, more than
150 customers (50% of which are in the pharmaceutical
industries) and a global turnover of around E60 million.
The company’s core technology is still fluid bed granulation,
with six lines available: four at the pharmaceutical and
two at the nutraceutical plant. The dietary supplements
Founded in 1985 at Brembate (10 km south of plant operates according to GMP under USP food 2004
Bergamo, 35 km east of Milan and close to Milan and standards. Fine Foods also operates according to ISO 9001- Fine Foods & Pharmaceuticals
Bergamo’s airports) as a laboratory for the study of 2000 standards. N.T.M. S.p.A.
fluid bed granulation technology and its applications Thanks to its international clientele, Fine Foods has a wide Via Berlino 39
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for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industry, Fine knowledge of formulative and regulatory aspects concerning
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Foods NTM quickly became a producer of excipients most countries where its customers operate, assisting them • F: +39 0354 821 588
and semifinished products. The year 1989 saw the with the choice of ingredients and dosage form, and with • E: email@example.com
company’s transition into a pure contract manufacturer the documentation that they may require on a country-by- • W: www.finefoods.it
(no own brands) for solid oral forms dedicated to the country basis. • No. of employees: 230
pharmaceutical and nutraceutical markets. In 1991, new • Year founded: 1985
facilities for the production of pharmaceuticals were Services
opened at Brembate and, in 1997, for nutraceuticals at We have a range of other services, inclu