Mimmo Lubrano  CEO of Sandhurst Fine Foods

Sandhurst Fine Foods is owned by the Lubrano family.  Mimmo Lubrano, CEO of Sandhurst Fine Foods has built this business over the past 25 years.  Mimmo has worked in all areas of the business from manufacturing, quality control, procurement, finance, sales & marketing.

In 25 years of trading, Sandhurst has grown to become a leading processor of Olives in Australia. In 2016, Sandhurst handled over 1.5 million kilos of olives from Spain, Greece, Italy, Turkey and Australia.

Sandhurst is a family company based in Miranda, a suburb south of Sydney. Mimmo Lubrano is the general manager of Sandhurst handling buying and selling for all globally sourced products.

In 2016, the company supplied finished goods and raw materials to every major food company in Australia and overseas. The Australian client list includes Woolworths, Coles, Aldi, Costco, Thai Airways, Zambrero, Sumo Salad, Bidvest, Countrywide and other food service distributors. Sandhurst also supplies every major 5 star Hotel Chain in Australia. The company has representatives in New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and the Pacific Islands. A client base of some 700 wholesalers, exporters, agents, manufacturers and direct supermarket chains makes Sandhurst a large player in the Olive & Condiment market. The company has also supplied chains such as Subway, Crust Pizza, Pizza Capers and Pizza Hut with limited time offers as needed.

Currently, the company is the leading supplier of Olives and Antipasto to the foodservice sector.

The board of directors comprises the 4 family members each fulfilling various roles in Finance, Operations and Logistics.

The company has external board members as part of its affiliation with Family Business Australia (FBA) as well as external HR and Finance Consultants.

Mimmo is also a competent public speaker who regularly presents the company story to many of the PROBUS clubs in the shire. He has spoken at approximately 27 Probus Presentations and is constantly in demand to share the company story with senior members of the community.

He is also actively involved in the music industry where he performs in a musical band on weekends at club and private function venues across Sydney.

He is a passionate family business owner that has a solid understanding of the needs of small family businesses and a keen attentive listener.

Mimmo’s deep knowledge and understanding of the foodservice market and food culture creates a demand for him to be present at many food events. Knowledge of product and his passion for quality hold him in high regard with many chefs and commercial cooking classes.

Presentation:  Consumer Selling