La Donatella – a success story of an all-Italian company producing delicious pastries that has made quality its mission.
The company was established in 1946 thanks to the experience of its founder, Giuseppe Marconato, who set up an artisan pastry shop. At the beginning of the 60s, as a result of Giuseppe’s business skills and determination, the shop gained a foothold in the market of Northeast Italy, in particular along the Venetian coastal area. Today, the company continues to grow and, along with the production of fresh pastries for the local market, is now producing high quality frozen bakery products.

La Donatella is managed by an all-female entrepreneurship. The three daughters of the founder, Katia, Adriana and Donatella have brought forward their father’s inheritance by creating a modern and dynamic company, surrounded by the atmosphere of a big family. In the last ten years, commitment, passion, investment in technology and quality have led to remarkable results. It is the clear focus on quality that makes

La Donatella a reliable partner throughout the world. The key factor is to provide both professional service, with an eye to serving customers’ needs, and a product with unique features reflecting the value of the Italian tradition even in the most competitive markets.

The company has obtained various important international certifications such as the IFS, the BRC and the ISO 9001, by virtue of which La Donatella is now conquering the Italian and the foreign markets in the HO.RE.CA sector, in the large retail channel, in B2B and in the catering industry. – Read more about our Certifications and our Sales Channels.

Always keeping an eye on the end consumer, La Donatella is the first company in the baking sector in Italy to have an entire range of products trans fat free.

The winning element of this beautiful Italian reality lies in the perfect chemistry of the values of tradition, characterized by craftsmanship and innovation, featuring cutting-edge technology.

La Donatella exports the Italian taste worldwide: from Paris to New York, from Rome to Tokyo, from London to St. Petersburg.

SPREADING the tradition of excellence of PREMIUM Italian DESSERTS throughout word while keeping high quality, innovation and a particular customer-oriented approach.


This year La Donatella celebrates its 70th anniversary with even more passion and determination, that have always identified it, for spreading worldwide traditional Italian pastries.

This prestigious achievement has been realized with the kind trust and participation to all of you, thanks your support day after day, year after year.