Walnuts and hazelnuts, especially in our area, to affirm the principles of healthful nuts. And 'one of the main mission of Vincenzo Caputo, a company operating in the distribution of a product that traditionally in the Campania region is associated with the light-heartedness of the after lunch or the holiday season.

On the market for more than 40 years, the company has had in Vincenzo Somma Vesuviana the founder and today is run by his son Angelo, at the helm since the age of 16 years and now forty driving a patrol of employees who have a ' average age is less than the same 40 years.

“Noci e nocciole sono i nostri due asset principali – spiega la responsabile marketing Pina Santucci – in particolare la nocciola di Giffoni, della quale siamo uno dei due produttori. Più in generale, l’impegno dell’azienda è quello della promozione dei prodotti regionali e tipici.”.

Quella della ‘tonda di Giffoni’ è una storia particolare. La Campania è la regione di più antica coltivazione del nocciolo in Italia. Nel corso dei secoli, la selezione naturale ha portato alla differenziazione, nel territorio dei Monti Picentini, del frutto di Giffoni, le cui particolari caratteristiche le hanno consentito sin dal 1997 di ricevere l’Indicazione Geografica Protetta. La Vincenzo Caputo Srl è stata uno tra i soci fondatori del Consorzio di Tutela della Nocciola di Giffoni IGP, nato allo scopo di promuovere e valorizzare questa eccellenza campana.
"The company has always been involved in to understand the characteristics of the product, not only to consumers but also to large retailers. For that we distribute with the biggest players in the big supermarket chains either from Campania that Italians. "

Beyond the mere marketing of nuts and hazelnuts (and beyond), the Caputo has more generally accompanied the passage of dried fruit from the traditional consumption until his elevation to essential nourishment of our diet. In 2000, in fact, he takes part in Nucis Italy, the Italian representative of I.N.C. – International Nut and Dried Fruit Council Foundation the International Council of Dried Fruit and Dehydrated Fruits bringing together more than 700 operators of nuts and dried fruits around the world. The main mission of scientific research INC International is a testimony of the health benefits and nutritional quality of dried fruit, in order to promote regular consumption worldwide.