The Story of Phoenixy Company and GUSTO Corn Puffs (Pufuleti)
The Story of Phoenixy Company & GUSTO Corn Puffs (Pufuleti) begins in 1992 in our parents’ house in Baicoi. Ever since, through perseverance and steadily investment in quality and development, Phoenixy has become one of the most successful Romanian entreprenurial initiatives and the largest corn puffs producer in Romania.
During the past 20 years, Phoenixy has succeeded in overpassing the challenges of the Romanian economic environment, and through strategic decisions and flexibility it constantly adapted its business model to the new market drivers and consumers behavior. Consequently, we’ve built a successful brand valued at tens of millions of Euro. Moreover, during this period, GUSTO had set the quality standard in its food category, following the highest European quality and food safety standards; International Food Standard and HACCP – high level.
GUSTO is the corn puffs brand produced in Baicoi industrial unit, one of the largest plants in Europe, with over 1,000,000 corn puffs bags produced per day.
The company sales its products in Romania and other 20 countries. In the past five years international markets started to open up, with millions of foreign consumers buying GUSTO Corn Puffs in Europe, in countries such as Sweden, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Bulgaria and United Kingdom, but also in Dubai and the United States of America.
Crafted with care from the finest ingredients, our delicious corn puffs are truly uplifting, with a unique taste!
Technology and Innovation
The extruder technology used in our plant is unique in the world, it was developed by the owners and internationally patented. It creates the incredibly fine texture of GUSTO Corn Puffs. Moreover, the recipe is unique as well, giving a special delicious taste and distinctiveness to GUSTO products.
The unique recipe and the proprietary technology highlight the care and commitment of Phoenixy to create an iconic brand in the category of corn puffs and have become the main competitive advantage of GUSTO Corn Puffs.
Mission | Vision | Values
Gusto corn puffs are produced following the highest European food quality and safety standards, IFS & HACCP.Download the document