Professor Piccioni, technical director of Wührer brewer’s yeast, subjects the brewest yeast to a particular irradiation treatment transforming ergosterol into ergocalciferol, a natural form of vitamin D, obtaining the industrial invention patent of VITALIEVIT D.
Giovanni Manenti founds Vitasol with his brother Piero Manenti, Mr Tedeschi and professor Piccioni, following the extraordinary discovery of the treatment of brewer’s yeast and VITALIEVIT D.
Giovanni Manenti obtains recognition of “Grande Ufficiale” from the President of the Republic for industrial merits in the livestock sector.
We participate in the most important national trade fairs in the agro-livestock sector, obtaining numerous awards and recognitions.
We get the Golden Atom Award for research activities carried out in the field of animal nutrition.
We develop BIOSOL line of complementary feeds for feed mills, PRIMOSALE line of mineral feeds, the PELLET line of complementary feeds and mineral pellets.
We organize the Scientific Symposium for the presentation of the Dictionary of Food written by professor Piccioni co-founder of Vitasol, reference text for animal nutrition.
We develop the insecticide, rat poison, pet and liquid lines
We celebrate the first 50 years of activity since the foundation.
We are the first company to use live yeast in cattle feeding in Italy.
We are the first company in Italy to use the association of yeasts and lactic ferments in pig feeding.
We develop the concept of “FEED TAILORING” an integrated approach that, starting from the analysis of forage and raw materials used in breeding, develops a specific ration for optimal nutrition.
We move to the current headquarters in Castenedolo where the brewer’s yeast treatment plant is currently located to obtain VITALIEVIT D.
We obtain the important recognition from the European Community of VITALIEVIT D as a raw material in the EU register (Feed Material Register).
We sign the exclusive contract for the Italian market of LACTO powdered milk.
We develop a new line for VITADOG brand, a complete range of croquettes with VITALIEVIT D, designed to meet the needs of our dogs in the different stages and physical conditions of their lives.
We develop a new innovative line of complementary feeds named PROGRESS characterized by high technology and containing innovative raw materials and additives useful for an “antibiotic free” approach.
We develop a new line of complementary and mineral feeds for feeding animals under organic regime named GREENSOL.