“The Boa Boca Gourmet project was born in Évora in 2004, is a small company which currently employs five people. Began with the opening of a gourmet shop with a strong component of design. Since 2006 the company’s members António João Policarpo (Designer degree in advertising communication and a master degree in graphic design by Alquimia da Cor) and Inês Varejao (Eng Agricultural and postgraduate in wines in Bordeaux – France) joined efforts and created the brand “FEITOÀMÃO®” and in partnership with small producers selected and moved forward with the creation and development of traditional Portuguese food products of high quality, handmade with care and wisdom, and packed with an image carefully and packaging excellence.
The concept is “Food + Design” and the aim is to show the traditional Portuguese products transforming them into objects of design, trendy and desirable. The products are sold in Boa Bocas Gourmet shop and several selected stores (gourmet shops, designer shops and hotels) across the country and also in the first steps in Spain, Netherlands, UK, USA and Belgium.
With a constant concern social partnership-based positive, honest and true with the small farmers in sustainable and fair values with any concern for quality certification and in detail, with an enthusiastic team and a spirit of sacrifice in which all the victories and problems are shared always tried to keep a positive environment because we believe that the only way we can go further. Using 100% recyclable materials and always trying to use recycled materials to environmental concerns is also always present.
The national and international awards that the project has received gives us strength to continue against all obstacles in this long road ahead.”