Every day approximately ten thousand carefully created premium quality products are finding their way from plant Zigante to the outside world
The Zigante plant is equipped with state-of-the-art machines for the production and packaging of products and it is fully automated. The investment value exceeded 20 million Kuna of which 5,5 million Kuna were non-refundable grants from the SAPARD programme.
By opening the plant, the production capacity was increased to approximately 10.000 products daily, whereby business operations were considerably advanced. It is a craft production with top quality and advanced technology, with products carefully selected and subjected to strict controls. Between 6 and 8 tons of white truffles (Tuber Magnatum Pico) and summer truffles (Tuber Aestivium Vitt) are processed annually.
In addition to truffles and products based on truffles, the company is also producing four types of extra virgin olive oil from autochthonous Istrian varieties (Istarska bjelica, lecciono, frantoio, buža) as well as six labels of premium wines (Malvazija Istarska, Teran Riserva, Teran Gran Riserva, Couvee Frasco, Rose Castagna and sparkling wine). In total more than 50 various products with or without truffles are produced in five production lines: Standard, Premium, Gastro, Delice and Private label.
Approximately 30% of total production exported while the remaining part is sold on the domestic market. The products are also marketed in 6 own shops in Livade, Buje, Grožnjan, Motovun and Buzet as well as Kopar in Slovenia.