History & Timeline:
The surname San pellegrino was first found in 1129 with Papiro Pellegrino, from a noble family in Palermo.
The surname San pellegrino is a name for a pilgrim having derived from the Latin name peregrinus, which means stranger or foreigner.
The story begin since 1395, in the borders of San Pellegrino were drawn, marking the start of its water industry
: Pellegrino Foppoli built a bathhouse where visitors had to pay a fee to use the indoor facilities.
: a treatise mentioned S.Pellegrino water as a treatment method for kidney stone disease.
: Foppoli's descendants sold the bathhouse to Giovanni Pesenti who wanted to construct a larger building
: S.Pellegrino water was recommended for people affected with kidney diseases and urinary tract infection.
: The Sanpellegrino Company is founded as a public company and is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange.
The iconic green bottle was designed in 1899, and was originally used to bottle wine.
: The magnificent Liberty-style Grand Hotel and Casino of San Pellegrino are inaugurated.
: S.Pellegrino sparkling mineral water’s distribution network is far reaching, stretching well beyond Europe.
: Ezio Granelli, an Industrial chemist, becomes owner of Sanpellegrino. A true entrepreneur, Ezio Granelli soundly believed in innovation, research and development, and he willingly espoused the new concept of a natural and refreshing product like Aranciata.
: Ezio Granelli introduces Sanpellegrino Aranciata to the public at the Fiera Campionaria in Milan and become a huge success.
: In celebration of the Company’s 50th birthday, Aranciata Amara - the bitter version of Aranciata - is launched.
: Limonata, Chinotto and other beverages, all part of the range of Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages, are introduced on the market as natural and refreshing beverages.
: The all-aluminium can version of the Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages is first introduced to the public.
: Aranciata Rossa - the blood orange version of Aranciata - appears on the shelf alongside the other Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages.
: Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages launch two new tasty products: Melograno e Arancia and Clementina.
: Two new mixed flavors of the Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages are presented: Limone e Menta and Ficodindia e Arancia.