OUR 
Mission

We are on a mission to innovate, inspire and deliver the best Italian-style meals possible.

Our story

We are a 4th generational, family-run business who pride themselves on being innovators and never compromising on quality.

Based in Hertfordshire, UK, we have over 90 years of experience and produce both private label and branded products. Our flagship pasta brand, Dell'Ugo, offers a wide range of premium chilled pastas and a range of healthy allergen-free products.

 

Our heritage

1921

Luigi Ugo left his home in Tortona, at the age of 14, heading to London

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1932

Potato gnocchi was first  introduced to the UK

1958

Leo Ugo, son of Luigi, joined the company

1998

Production moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art factory in Hertfordshire

1967

The first Organic & Whole-wheat pasta was introduced in the UK

1929

Luigi opened his first Delicatessen on Gerrard St, Soho, making fresh pasta in the window of his shop

1952

Luigi moved his operation to a purpose-built factory in Holloway, London

1959

Ugo supplied the John Lewis Partnership for the first time, a partnership that continues to this day!

1993

Paul Ugo, Luigi's grandson, becomes the 3rd generation of the Ugo family to lead the business

2007

Ranked 5th in the Sunday Times 'Best Small Companies to work for'

2017

Hertfordshire Business Awards: First place in the 'Family business of the year award'

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2018

Sophia Cooke becomes CEO of Ugo Foods, and Paul Ugo becomes chairman

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2018

Dell'Ugo undergoes a large re-brand, to update and revitalise the packaging.

2016

Charlie Ugo joins the business, as the 4th generation of the Ugo family

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Today

 

Our people

We wouldn't be able to produce such delicious products without our amazing team.

Our products