About us

Fondo Montebello was founded in 1991 and it is located in Emilia Romagna,Maranello, Modena.

Our company has been the first to formulate high density Balsamic vinegar of Modena, and our passion for Balsamic Vinegar has been transferred over two family generations. Today Fondo Montebello is a medium and modern company with a production process which is FSSC 22000 Certified that consistently wins the trust and appreciation of tough markets as Europe, China and the United States of America thanks to the effort and resources we put in making a top quality Balsamic Vinegar

Company Profile


All started at the end of 1991, in a small vinegar cellar inside a farmhouse. Hung on a wall inside this house, was founded a small and rusty metal plate with a name carved onto it. That name was Fondo Montebello. Believing it was a good omen, we took it as the name of the new business.

2000 - Our steps...

Following the initial success, the company started growing at a fast pace and eventually moved into a bigger facility,able to accommodate advanced bottling equipment. All throughout this resizing phase, the traditional recipe of our Balsamic Vinegar was kept genuine and unaltered.

2019 - The first branch offices in United States of America

The opening of a branch in the United States, Houston, Texas, Fondo Montebello USA, Inc. is at the same time a goal, a confirmation and a challenge. “” We strongly believe in the value of our product and know how acquired and we know its enormous attractive potential in the world, which is why we are investing heavily in terms of resources and energy to develop a foreign commercial network that is increasingly.

Our mission

We are spreading, without intermediaries the characteristic of a unique product such as Fondo Montebello balsamic vinegar of Modena. We have slowly established our brand in the European and American markets. We let our customers choose us. Instead of betting on quantity, we invest in quality. This allows us to compete with the large variety of balsamic vinegars commonly available on the market. Starting from 2013, one of our goals is to increase our visibility by attending the most important fairs and events around the world, in order to meet the emerging markets and buyers.

Our vision

Our vision is to provide a range of different products aimed to satisfy the most demanding of the clients with an affordable price, without impacting quality. For this reason, we have never stopped striving for quality. Our target is to popularize our Balsamic Vinegar as a top-notch niche product, created from unique ingredients as a cooked must and wine vinegar, with no colorings, flavors or other additives.

Although we chose to automate some of our production processes, we want to highlight that the intense taste of our Balsamic Vinegar comes from top quality base ingredients - all of whi ch are purchased locally - and from the refining process, which naturally takes place in wooden casks.

Our numbers

Our wholesale distribution currently reaches 26 countries, while our retail segment is dedicated to bring Fondo Montebello products to specialized shops, hotels and restaurants.

For years, private customers have been purchasing Balsamic Vinegar of Modena from the e-commerce platform hosted on our website www.fondomontebello.com, which we have made available to all those who wish to purchase retail products directly from our online store. Our website is also frequently updated with news, event feeds, new products and new packagings.


All our vinegars are IGP-certified Balsamic Vinegars of Modena.

Our purpose in becoming IGP-certified is to protect our customers, improving the transparency of the process and traceability of the ingredients, thereby guaranteeing the safety, consistency and quality of all our products. Our keen eye for quality enables us to be more competitive and enter new markets all around the world.

25 Countries in 2020”

Czech Republic
United States of America
United Arab Emirates
Hong Kong
Domenican Republic