Starting from the 2023/2024 season, Verona Volley and Pastificio Rana, a historic Veronese company, will join together, giving life to a synergy which, in addition to awarding the first team title, will allow the Verona club to expand its sporting and corporate project to aspire to become a Top Club in national and international volleyball, thanks to a three-year agreement. A choice that comes from a real sharing of ideas and values that have brought the two excellences of the culinary art and sport to unite for the next three years, with the aim of generating value for the territory and the sports community, cultivating talent, passion and the desire to surpass oneself to always reach new goals and involving an ever-wider audience. From the words of Stefano Fanini, President of Verona Volley, enormous satisfaction emerges: “For our club it is an honor and a source of pride to undertake an important synergistic path with a Veronese excellence known to all in Italy and in the world. Rana has been an absolute pride for Verona for decades, through a family development attentive to the consumer and to innovation. The Veronese company – continues the number one of the Club – perfectly represents what we too as Verona Volley have cared about since our foundation, that is to say create a virtuous Club whose cornerstones are ambition, concreteness, social and sporting values, attention to the development of territory, all with a wide-ranging vision. A reality that brings more and more volleyball enthusiasts together but also families, young people, entrepreneurs and anyone who wants to be part of our reality. We come from a gratifying season, as demonstrated by the results obtained, and we are also very satisfied with the great enthusiasm of the public. This is a great incentive for us and our partners to improve and represent one of the most beautiful cities in the world. From today we have even more energy and image to grow in our project by sharing with the Rana family who, on behalf of the whole Club, I thank for the trust they have placed in us in wanting to travel this path together”. “We are extremely proud to announce our partnership with Verona Volley, a Club of great talents, passion and enthusiasm which this year with the First Team has already achieved excellent results in SuperLega – commented Giovanni Rana Jr., Innovation & Project Manager of Pastificio Rana, who conceived and promoted the birth of this union. – Sport has always been part of our company’s DNA – from support to cycling, football, motoring up to our commitment to skiing and the world of horse riding – and a deep bond unites us to our territory of origin, the city of Verona and for this reason we have chosen to support this project. The agreement between our two realities aims to become a virtuous example of synergy between sport and business, capable of involving and exciting young people, families and all fans of the sports world, bringing them closer to its beauty. We will personally promote these goals, collaborating side by side with the company and the team to pursue our common vision for the future. Rana shares important values with the sports world, which animate our work every day: passion, team spirit, commitment and again determination. A virtue, the latter, which we have always been inspired by in our great kitchen, as confirmed by our motto “Never Give Up!”. In Verona Volley we have found the same principles of our family and the hope is to share them with an ever-larger number of people.” “As an entrepreneur, I believe it is essential to support and promote talent, thus contributing to the development of the entire community. Sport represents, in fact, one of the most important opportunities for meeting and growth for every generation – said Gian Luca Rana, CEO of Pastificio Rana – For this reason I immediately joined this project, which reflects the spirit of valorisation of talent that animates our large pasta factory family, now made up of almost 4,000 people. Just as volleyball is based on teamwork, the founding principle of our company is to create a space where everyone can express themselves and contribute. Each of us with our own skills and characteristics collaborates daily to always reach new goals, a team united by passion and love for what we do.”