Tamarindo, the "juicery" that was missing

Finally a local "different", which focuses on fruits and vegetables to offer an alternative to the classic sandwich. In the heart of Florence, a few meters from the Uffizi Gallery, from 21 June opened Tamarindo Juicery , a start-up created by three very young entrepreneurs:Cesare Cacciapuoti, the financial-operational "strategist" with the vocation for the development of new activities, Nicolò De Gregorio, in the DNA theknow-how (and the selected supplies) of a family that has been operating in the fruit and vegetable sector for the past 70 years, and BolognaSilvia Bartolomei, entrepreneur in the restaurant industry with experiences in the fruit and vegetable world.

"We wanted to offer onenew consumption modeof fruit and vegetables that gave everyone the opportunity to eat quality products in a waypractical, fast and accessible - says Cesare Cacciapuoti to Italiafruit News - So, we were among the first to propose fruit juicescold pressed e i first to bring visible pressing into Italian shops, in front of the customer ".

Here is the core business of the company: "The juices obtained from the cold process are thenot plus ultra for the intake of nutrients, because the production process minimizes the oxidation of enzymes and vitamins of the raw material - explains Cacciapuoti - The juice, that is, keeps more perishable and longer nutrients. The ease of taking these nutrients means thathalf liter of one of our bottles corresponds approximately to a pound and a half of fruit”.

Not even a month after the inauguration, Tamarindo sells70-80 liters of juice i per day, for a total of150 kilos of fruit. "We have different mixes according to the objectives and the customers - the Florentine entrepreneur continues - For a first approach there ismela&menta o ananas&basilico , for the most radical theGreen monster, with black cabbage, celery, cucumber, spinach, parsley, fennel and lemon ".