Risteco was born as the environmental department of the italian SME Sotral S.p.A., a company specialized in food transport and logistic services for public catering. Risteco has then become a no-profit consortium in 2005, which gathers actors working in support services to catering industry. In June 2010 an office has been open in Novalaise in France.
Aware that economical development is compatible with suitable environmental quality, Risteco has assumed the following mission: the formulation of public catering development strategies based on the improvement of communication between stakeholders and on the results of technical and scientific innovation, land aiming at the integration between environment, social responsibility and Human Work.
The main objective of Risteco is “to promote the sustainable development in Public catering”. Risteco especially aims, evidencing economical returns, to share its own conviction that it is possible and advantageous to work according to ethics and sustainable development principles.
Risteco pursues its goals by creating a meeting platform with other professional sectors such as scientific communities, institutions, associations etc. to promote sustainable development within food services according to Life Cycle Thinking approach.
All Risteco publications are available on www.ecomeal.info