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184 E. Bay Street, Suite 103

Charleston, S.C. 29401

Facilitated Growth was engaged by the Esbaco Group in 2016, with the expressed intention to expand operations into the United States.


Facilitated Growth developed the corporate structure and governance of the US entity, organized a US-based operations team, established a distribution center, and aided in the steps to achieve US revenues.


Facilitated Growth currently oversees the day-to-day operation of the domestic segment. With an eye on further expansion throughout the Americas and into South East Asia, Facilitated Growth continues to model, plan, and contribute towards the expansion of the business. 

CEO: Aldo Zavagno

COO: Thomas Calvaruso

Controller: Sarah Dickson

To learn more about Esbaco International or Facilitated Growth's relationship with this company, please contact Sarah Dickson.


Sarah Dickson


About The Company

For over 30 years, Esbaco International has been a preferred supplier of confections and accessories for the baking industry. 

In partnership with their parent company, NMK Esbaco, and through production plants in the Netherlands and Romania, Esbaco International offers AAA quality bakery products to clients throughout Europe and the Americas. 

In addition to the home-baking and retail  product lines, Esbaco offers expanded options for professional bakers worldwide. These high-quality, ready-to-use products come in larger packages with more flexibility for chefs, advanced bakers, and bakeries.

About The Products

Esbaco International is world-renown for its marzipan, roll icing, and marzipan/chocolate combinations. Their high quality almond paste comes in varying percentages of almond content and is produced in accordance with the Lübecker method.


Esbaco also offers a full line of custom products for retailers, including prepared baking mixes, almond pastes and marzipan, rolled fondant and icings, edible decorations, an assortment of fillings, and unique glazings. 


Esbaco product developers and designers continually develop and optimize products in order to supply the best quality, custom made confections in the world.


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