Discover the history of the Bongiorno family.
Sicily, Province of Agrigento, 19 June 1938, the Bongiorno family celebrates the birth of their son Giuseppe Pepé. The Bongiorno family grows to 9 children, 5 sons and 4 daughters. The people in the village of Favara live largely from what nature provides. Just about everything is prepared at home.
In 1965 Pepé decides to look for work in Belgium, which becomes his new fatherland.
The love of his life
In 1969, Pepé took the love of his life, Ada Aielli, as his wife.
On Epiphany Day, 6 January 1970, Pepé's luck is in. His son Vincenzo Bongiorno is born.
30 October 1998, the Bongiorno family says goodbye to a special family father. The warmth of Pepé lives on in the hearts of many...
On 28 December 2000, Pepé's first male grandchild was born, Giosue Giuseppe Bongiorno.
On 23 March 2004 it is time for another celebration. Giosue gets a little brother, Simone Bongiorno.
On 19 August 2009 Vincenzo Bongiorno marks the foundation of bvba Bongiorno.
In 2012 Bongiorno produces the first Limoncello della campagna. A top product! Check out our limoncello!
Fragoline di bosco
In 2012 Bongiorno produces the first Limoncello della campagna. A top product!
Introduction of Don Pepé
After an 18-month development period, Bongiorno will launch Don Pepé, a delicious liqueur based on Sicilian blood oranges, on the Belgian market in February 2016.
On 16 November, Don Pepé will be festively introduced to the press and public.
In 2017, Bongiorno came up with a refreshing new design for the liqueur bottles.
Art of Bongiorno
In April 2018, the entire product line was labelled in the unique Art of Bongiorno house style.
Product of the Year
In October 2020, our limoncello became Product of the Year.
Launch of Bongiorno Food
In November 2020, Bongiorno launched its food products.
Launch of new website
In June 2021 our new Bongiorno website was launched.
First TV spot
Our first TV spot also went live in June 2021.