our history

ABOUT

MANSUETO provision
43 years of history

A leading provisioning and service company in the luxury yachts market, worldwide recognized as a “landmark” for the sector. Mansueto Provision has been supplying yachts for over 40 years growing up to the present skilled professional team. CE ITN5F4N and HACCP certifications enhance its reliability and strengths compared to competitors.

The company supplies worldwide top quality foods, wines and drinks with its fleet of vans and refrigerated trucks; yachts’ demand is fulfilled thanks to a non-stop flow of caviar, fish and meat processing in its certified laboratories; its 50.000 bottles wine-cellar allows Mansueto to satisfy the most demanding clients with the widest selection of wines available on the market, Gaja, Petrus, Dom Perignon, Ornellaia you named it, we have it.

Thanks to well-established agreements with the most efficient international freight forwarders, Mansueto is able to ship the orders worldwide from Caribbean to Polynesia, from Tahiti to Maldives, from Saudi Arabia to Japan, without breaking the cold chain and the best rates available.

Since 1980 your best service

our history

1980
  • THE JOURNEY BEGINS

Opening of Alimentari Mansueto, a local grocery’s shop located in a side street of Sanremo.

1982
  • ONE DAY I’LL BE A TRUCK

Purchase of second hand three-wheeled motorcar “Ape Piaggio” for deliveries to hotel, restaurants and boats eventually.

1983
  • FIRST BIG YACHT SERVED MY KIMOULI 33MT

First big yacht delivery in Sanremo Marina “Portosole”, My Chantella  35mt, Charisma 35mt, My Broka 30mt.

1984
  • SERVITO MY NABILA 82MT

Which became Trump princess later on (Donald Trump’s boat).

1988
  • ONE DAY I’LL BE A TRUCK PT 2

Purchase of the second small motorcar for deliveries with the first ever Mansueto advertising on it.

1989
  • BOAT SHOW IT’S A THING

Thanks to a vision of Mr Gavagnin, historical director of Marina Portosole,  assisted by Luigi and Rosy, in 1989 took place the first ever international Sanremo charter show, which 12 years later became the myba boat show in genoa! ever since Mansueto never miss a single attendance.

1990
  • FROM APE CAR TO VAN

Requests start to roll in, making the purchase of first small van fiat 238 necessary for larger deliveries.

1992
  • EXPANSION PROCESS

Renting of first small warehouse to store goods.

1993
  • FROM SECOND HAND TO BRAND NEW

Due to the high intensity of the summer season, second hand vans where not an option anymore, the truck park welcome the brand new van Fiat Talento.

1994
  • TURNING POINT

Mansueto’s turning point! Luigi and Rosy realized the potential of the yachting industry and decided to full commit, no more restaurants and hotels will be served to keep the focus on boats.

1995
  • STEPPING STONE

1995 represents the stepping stone for Mansueto, with the arrival of the first refrigerated truck (Mercedes 711 aka “the tractor”) the goal was clear: extend the range of the deliveries and keep suppling the clients outside Sanremo.

1997
  • GIGI “THE PIRATE” OF CARIBBEAN

Luigi first appearance to the Antigua boat show to promote the company over the Caribbean, ever since you will find Luigi in Antigua every year.

1998
  • IN NEED OF MORE SPACE

Mansueto moved to a larger depot of 300 square metres, which became the historical headquarters.

1999
  • SHOW TIME

Starting of Mansueto srl (Mansueto Provision).

2000
  • WE ARE COMING FOR YOU

Deliveries extended to France, Spain, south of Italy (Rome, Naples, Sicily and Sardinia).

2001
  • THE MILESTONE

Luigi realized the importance of selling wine and made his move by creating a climate-controlled wine cellar; from now on we mean business.

2003
  • ICE IN OUR VENIS

First refrigerated truck with a freezer compartment.

2006
  • ONE FOR THE HISTORY BOOKS

Biggest delivery ever recorded, 28 pallets of food and drinks shipped to my rising sun for her launch ℅ Lurssen facilities in Vegesack – Holland.

2007
  • 14 PALLETS IN ONE GO

A new truck (man truck) which can carry up to 14 pallets with auxiliary freezer engine.

2009
  • GO BIG OR GO HOME

The truck park is now up to 7 units (and counting).

2013
  • MICHELIN STAR CHEFS IN THE HOUSE

Chef Carlo Cracco, Chef Enrico Crippa, Chef Enrico Bartolini, Chef Maurilio Garola, Chef Andrea Sarri, combined they brought over 20 Michelin stars in Italy. Year after year they all showed up as special guests to our myba boat show, making a big impact on our company.

2016-2017
  • ONE STEP AHEAD

Huge investment to “refit” the laboratories in order to comply with the European Union standards and rules: say hi to the new E.U. stamp, the first one in the yachting industry!

2017
  • MANSUETO ORTO ORGANIC

Rosy’s dream of growing her own vegetables become reality, Mansueto is now producing a wide variety of bio vegetables, fruits and salads, used not only for the direct sale but also for the production of high quality products such as tomato sauce, and conserve!

2020
  • NOT JUST YET

When the going gets tought, the tough get going: when the pandemic hit Mansueto adapt their offer, assisting the boats by providing crew food. Mansueto didn’t want to give up on any of the staff

2024
  •  FRESH LOOK BABY!