Italy-based Italpollina North American, a world leader in the production of organic fertilizers, biostimulants of vegetal origin and beneficial microorganisms, will locate its headquarters in Anderson, Indiana. The company’s newest facility will bring over $9 million in investment and 35 jobs to the central Indiana city.“Through the hard work and c...

Il rafforzamento dell’Euro pesa sulle esportazioni negli Stati Uniti dove è stato raggiunto il record storico per l’agroalimentare Made in Italy con un aumento del 7% nel 2017,rispetto allo scorso anno. È quanto emerge da una analisi della Coldiretti sulla base dei dati Istat relativi ai primi cinque mesi dell’anno.  Gli Stati Uniti - sottolinea la...

Dopo Washington, dove ha incontrato Sonny Perdue, neo Segretario all'Agricoltura dell'amministrazione americana, il Ministro per le politiche agricole e alimentari Maurizio Martina è volato a San Francisco dove ieri ha visitato il campus universitario di UC DAVIS. Qui, spiega Martina sulla sua pagina facebook, è stata “ufficializzata la firma del p...

An Italian manufacturing company that supports the natural gas industry is setting up shop in the Northern Panhandle. The Italian-based company Pietro Fiorentini broke ground in a ceremony this week to announce the purchase and development of a 26-acre plot in Weirton. Fiorentini has been operating an office in West Virginia since 2013, but the Wei...

Salgono a 40mila gli agricoltori che nelle proprie aziende nel 2016 hanno salvato semi antichi e le piante rare del Made in Italy dal rischio di estinzione. E’ quanto emerge dall’analisi della Coldiretti/Ixe’ presentata insieme alla Sis, la Società Italiana Sementi sul ritorno delle antiche sementi della tradizione italiana che dopo aver rischiato...

Alessandra Rellini always wanted to raise her own animals. So when this Italian native was recruited by the University of Vermont to teach in the Psychology Department, she saw an opportunity to pursue her farming dream in the Green Mountain State. “The opportunity allowed me to cultivate the idea of raising my own animals and doing my own butcheri...

If you are a java junkie, you may be unwittingly contributing to landfill waste. But a Faribault coffee roaster thinks he has found a sustainable answer to the conundrum. The parent company of Hills Bros. Coffee and Chock Full O’Nuts has partnered with the tiny Minnesota-based operation to convert millions of pounds of roasted coffee-bean waste int...

Precision agriculture and wi-fi connections to save olive trees. This, in short, is the mission carried out by Italian food tech startup called Elaisian, founded by three young entrepreneurs in November last year. “Thanks to an agronomic algorithm,” said Damiano Angelici, Elaisian CEO, “we can give olive oil producers advice on what’s best to be do...

On Des Moines’ south side, peppers grow as freely as turf grass. Italian-Americans here eat them like candy. They can and freeze them. They put them in sauce, on pizza or in eggs, fry them up with olive oil and potatoes, or even spread them on bread as an alternative to peanut butter. Among all the pepper love, a really good one stands out. An immi...

Southern Italy's agricultural industry has recovered in 2015 and 2016, according to data from the Ismea-Svimez Report. Added value, exports, and investments have grown more in the South than in the North. But the most significant sign is that youth employment has grown in the Southern sector (+12.9%)—more than the Italian average. Youth agricultura...