"Io la Nutella l'ho vista nascere, ci lavoravo quando ancora si chiamava Supercrema e aveva il coperchio rosso e non bianco". Marina Vivalda è un'ex dipendente della Ferrero, ha lavorato negli stabilimenti di Alba dal 1958 al 1994 e racconta in prima persona la storia della crema spalmabile più famosa al mondo. "Dovevo assaggiarla ogni mattina per...

Music historians have long suspected that the inventors of the violin wanted to imitate the human voice, and a study out on Monday shows how 16th to 18th century luthiers in Italy did it. Researchers at National Taiwan University asked a professional violinist to play 15 antique instruments, including one from 1570 by Andrea Amati, the early 16th-c...

One of the stars of the recent Geneva Motor Show was the HK GT, penned by the legendary Turin-based styling house Pininfarina. Another was the Sibylla electric sedan. It was the work of GFG Style, with "GFG" standing for the famous father and son combo, Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro. Italdesign was also at Geneva, with the spectacular $US1.6 mill...

Made in Italy is not just a geographical indication. According to latest KPMG research, it has the same value of a brand and if it were really a brand it would be the third best known in the world after Coca-Cola and Visa. For 82% of foreigners interviewed, it communicates the values of beauty, luxury (72%), passion (58%), and creativity (53%). Tha...

Oltre 50 eventi, 50 tra consorzi, cantine, aziende del food & wine e del lifestyle italiane presenti, più di 500 importatori e distributori locali e oltre 100 ristoranti italiani certificati coinvolti: questi i numeri di “Authentic Italian Table”, la manifestazione con cui le 9 Camere di Commercio Italiane all’estero di Chicago, Houston, Los Angele...

Le 100 più grandi aziende di beni di lusso al mondo hanno generato vendite per 217 miliardi di dollari nel 2016, con una media di 2,2 miliardi di dollari per società. Grazie ad una pattuglia di 24 aziende nella top 100, l'Italia è il primo Paese del settore a livello di presenza. Emerge dal Global Powers of Luxury Goods, lo studio annuale di Deloit...

FREMM frigates are the only ships in the competition that have been proven in combat, having helped to destroy a Syrian chemical weapons facility in April. "The ITS Alpino demonstrates the proven versatility and capability of the FREMM class frigate," said Vice Admiral Richard Hunt (Ret.), Fincantieri Marinette Marine's Chief Strategy Officer. "It...

We don't know about you, but we can't imagine anything better than travelling Italy from top to toe, sampling the culinary delights of each of the places you stop at along the way. But menu panic is a common pitfall for the uninitiated. If you're searching for authentic Italian food, you'll often find there's no translated version of the menu (some...

If you’re a lover of olive oil, you may have put yourself in the slick position of receiving some money in the near future. That’s because Deoleo USA, the maker of the uber-popular Bertolli olive oil brand recently settled a class-action lawsuit. The company agreed to pay $7 million and change its packaging after complaints that its “Imported from...

Due pluripremiati cortometraggi italiani saranno presentati a Washington DC in occasione della rassegna "EuroAsia Shorts 2018", che, giunta alla sua 13a edizione, presenta ogni anno una settimana dedicata ai cortometraggi provenienti da Europa, Asia e Stati Uniti, proiettati presso ambasciate e centri culturali in tutta Washington. Sempre più donn...