Galfré Antipasti d’Italia

Viale Torino, 13, Barge CN

Our company wa founded in 1901 in Piedmont, Barge, at the foot of the hills of Cuneo, a land rich of forest and mushrooms. Galfrè Antipasti has developed, through two centuries, a rich culture of how to treat and preserve these mushrooms, by using natural methods. The founder of our Company Lorenzo Galfrè was a mushroom trader and he and his wife decided to preserve these mushrooms in “burnie” (glass jar) with olive oil in order to be eaten for a whole year. They started working in a old building in the historical part of the town centre and their home wassituated on the floor below. It was an immediate success. Their first customers came from the elite of the Turin shops and the restaurants whicht catared to the nobility of that time. 

Galfrè’s reputation increased and it became the Royal Family’s supplier in their Racconigi residence, while their mushrooms “Bulè” started to become popular beyond the borders of Piedmont. Naval companies began to make their firts orders. At that point, the family company made a brave decision to make the family business grow. The idea was to write a recipe book with local Piedmontese recipes. This cook book contained the secrets and the original recipes explaining how to prepare the appetizers: a combination of tuna, mushrooms and vegetables, in a typical sauce, by following a secret recipe containing vinegar and fresh aromas, and put in oak barrels… Follow us on

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Our products Porcini cooked in oil with parsley and garlic; dried mushrooms; Porcini in olive oil
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Spoken languages English, French
Credit cards yes
Opening days From Monday to Friday from 8am to 12am and from 2pm to 6pm
Annual closing August
Activity open for Wholesale