Carlo Gradassi
CEO and Founder

Carlo Gradassi, class 1944, is born to one of the most illustrious olive oil families based in Campello Sul Clitunno, in the central Italian region of Umbria. He interrupts his law studies in 1967 to take the helm of the Family’s Estate. In 1984 he establishes the Umbrian Olive Mills Consortium which will become in 1998 the present day C.U.FR.OL.

Nominated in the same year with the honorific title of “Cavaliere” by the President of the Italian Republic. Vast entrepreneurial initiatives, from insurance to restaurants.

Passionate about his roots, his personal mission is to promote worldwide the sheer quality of Umbrian olive oil. Married to Donatella, he has two children, Andrea who assists him with the running of C.U.FR.OL. and Elisabetta who follows the family’s olive mill and estate.

Other assignments: member of the committee of the Italian Commodity Exchange for the region of Umbria.

Carlo Gradassi

Andrea Gradassi

Andrea Gradassi was born in Foligno, in the central Italian region of Umbria, in October 1974.

Having obtained a Degree in Economy at the University of Perugia in 2001, he began immediately working with C.U.FR.OL., a family owned company, where he currently holds the position of Commercial Director.

Andrea grew up amongst the olive groves on his family’s estate and he represents the latest generation of one of the most prominent olive growing families in the region with its centuries’ old history. An expert olive oil taster, he not only follows the production of his single estate Gradassi extra virgin olive oil but also looks after the sales for the holding company, C.U.FR.OL. Married to Alessia Gironi (Brand Manager of the Company) and father to Vittoria.

A passion for hunting, dogs, horse-riding as well as a penchant for cross-country driving.

Andrea Gradassi

Tiziano Scacaroni
Executive Director and Founder

Tiziano Scacaroni is born in 1968 in Montefalco, in the central Italian region of Umbria.

After performing military service in the prestigious “Bersaglieri” light infantry corps of the Italian army he joins the Umbrian Olive Mills Consortium founded by Carlo Gradassi, together with whom in 1998 he establishes today’s C.U.FR.OL. where he holds the position of Managing Director and Vice President.

Passionate of extra virgin olive oil and all that is healthy, natural and genuine, Tiziano, an eternal perfectionist, is the “Nose” of the company, overseeing all operational aspects.

He nurtures a great passion for track and field athletics, having won, during his military career, gold medal in 5000 metres run.

Tiziano Scacaroni