It is exactly the kind of winter Tuesday that absolutely requires a three-liter Ferrari flat-12 screaming at almost 10,000 rpm. In case you have been looking for such footage, you are in luck: here is about a minute's worth of a Ferrari racing engine liberated from its chassis, revving its guts out. There are blue flames and wonderful sounds – it's...

The overview for Italian fashion is positive, looking at 2015 financial results (since last year’s are still not final). Investment bank Mediobanca's research center analyzed the characteristics of 140 businesses in the sector that had at least €100 million in sales in 2015. Overall, the analysis shows a vital, growing sector, which is solid and es...

Italian police said they have busted a crime ring exporting fake extra virgin olive oil to the United States, highlighting the mafia's infiltration of Italy's famed agriculture and food business. Twelve people with links to the 'Ndrangheta, the organized crime group based in the southern Calabria region, were arrested on Tuesday on a series of char...

I didn't understand biscotti when Tony first introduced me to it years ago. This strange-looking, dry, oblong Italian cookie had nothing in common with the chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies I knew. But once I'd had my first taste of biscotti, I kept coming back for more. This popular cookie can be traced back to the days of the early Romans,...

Italian food and farming exports are continuing to grow even in a difficult international context. According to Italian food producers’ association , exports from the sector are expected to total around €30.2 billion in 2016, up 4.1% compared to 2015. This is certainly a slower growth rate than 2015 when the food and farming-focused Expo 2015 world...

“Fare la differenza un piede quadrato alla volta.” That’s Italian for “Making a difference one square foot at a time,” the Tiles Unlimited mission statement. The Italian influence on the ceramic tile industry is so strong that you’ll often hear Italian words and phrases used by professionals and tradespeople in the tile industry. Let’s take a trip...

It started in the family, as many success stories do. This time around, the story begins with the Romanos, based in the town of Sant’Egidio del Monte Albino in Campania, Italy. Factory owner Mario Romano manufactured clothing for other brands, but it was his three children who decided the family should start its own company. The second-generation f...

Tod’s has opened a new store in Miami´s Design District. The 2400 sq ft space which houses men’s and women’s ready-to-wear and accessories was designed by Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture, the New York-based firm. Polished concrete floors and steel fixtures are juxtaposed against luxurious details, including panelled walls clad in tanned Vachetta leat...

When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pmWhere: Italian Cultural Instittue of New YorkOrganized by : ICI - Entrance : Free This encounter with Giovanni Caforio, CEO of BMS Bristol-Meyers Squibb, is the second of a series of events which focus on the excellence of Italian human capital and personal success stories, presenting Italian to...

It is the story of a country that managed to get back on track and find a fresh start after the tragedy of World War II. Today, February 17, a new exhibition opens at the Parco Esposizioni Novegro, near Milan, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Lambretta, the still world-famous scooter. It was conceived in 1947 by the industrialist Ferdinando...