The Silva Family

The Silva family is one of the most important industrial families in Italy, and for more than 100 years the family has owned Italsilva – Gruppo Desa, a leading chemical group home to top brands like Spuma di Sciampagna, Chanteclair and Sauber. Originally founded in 1908 in Seregno (Milan) under the name Saponificio Ambrogio Silva, today Italsilva – Gruppo Desa is a leader in the manufacturing of laundry detergent and soap in Italy and France.