Alexander von Elpons
del Ponte srl, Director.
|1959:||Born in Zurich, Switzerland.|
|1983:||Graduated in Law at the Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.|
|1992:||Degree in Philosophy, Law and Japanology at the Ludwigs-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany..|
|1993:||Farm Management and founding of 'del Ponte srl' in Pieve a Nievole, Italy.|
|1994:||First sales in Japan Restaurant Antonio's in Tokyo.|
|1996:||First sales at La Grande Epicérie de Paris, at the Bon Marché in Paris, France.
First sales at Ishimori K.K. in Ueda, Japan.
|1999:||Master of Business Administration at Solvay Business School, Brussels, Belgium.|
|2006:||(ongoing) Export consulting for local industries.|
|2007:||Creation of the 7 spices seasoning "del Ponte Shichimi" with Shichimi Togarashi from Yawataya Isogoro, in collaboration with Ishimori K.K.|
|2009:||First sales of the del Ponte products at the Shinjuku Isetan, Tokyo, Japan.|
|2010:||Exhibitor FOODEX 2010 in Tokyo. First sales of the del Ponte products at Mitsukoshi Ginza, Tokyo,Japan.|
|2011:||Exhibitor at the Fair GOURMET, FOOD & WINE 2011 in Paris, France.
Development of a line of homemade preserves for Delicatessen shops.