WHEN I TOLD PEOPLE I WAS GOING TO CALABRIA, I was usually met with blank looks. I would staunch the awkwardness with five words: “The toe of the boot.” It’s the easiest way to explain where I was going—the southwestern-most slice of Italy—but explaining why is harder. In my case, I was headed to speak at NanoGagliato, a nanomedical conference in th...

The Marche, tucked behind the knee of the Italian boot, is enviably graced with a sweep of Adriatic coastline and a sheltering ridge of inland peaks. East-west river valleys channel cool sea air over plains and up into rolling Apennine foothills. Altitude, exposition and soil type angle and shift as you move inland, giving rise to an impressive arr...

Italy has been named as the top cheese exporter to the USA, Canada and Switzerland during the first half of 2017, according to Italian news agency ANSA. The data was reported by dairy association Assolatte, which highlighted that 421,000 tonnes of Italian dairy products have been exported to non-EU countries in 2017, representing an increase of 8%...

Teaching Italian. A Symposium/Workshops for Instructional Materials. Meeting X: "Made in Italy" as a Tool for Language Learning. Friday, October 20, 2017. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. University Hall - Montclair State University - Montclair, New Jersey "Made in Italy, un percorso tra italianismi e Italian sounding" - Riccardo Giumelli, Università di Vero...

Con un valore export di 806 milioni di euro, sono gli Stati Uniti d'America il primo partner commerciale della Puglia. Un Paese legato all'Italia da un'amicizia storica che si rinnova alla Fiera del Levante negli spazi del padiglione dedicato all'internazionalizzazione, in una sala gremita di pubblico. L'occasione è stata la Country Presentation da...

It was 1953 when Credito Emiliano, a relatively small bank based in the region of Emilia Romagna, started taking wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano as a collateral for small-business loans.  Italy had just walked out of a war that had left the country and its people in tatters, but with an enormous desire to start over. These were the years and the land...

illy, the third-generation family-owned coffee company from Trieste, Italy, committed to offering the highest quality, most ethically sourced coffee to the world, today opened its first permanent University of Coffee (Università del Caffè) in the U.S., adjacent to its illy caffè location at 220 Montgomery Street in San Francisco. The worldwide coff...

The development of furniture in Lissone has roots that go back a long way: at the beginning of the twentieth century, the industries relating to wood, plywood, veneer, mirrors and accessories made with metal, marble, fabric or paint all flourished, while the carpenters of Brianza travelled around Africa and South America looking for high-quality lo...

When you think about Naples the first things that come to your mind might involve food like pizza or breathtaking landscapes such as the Gulf and the awe-inspiring Vesuvius.However, an ancient and enduring sartorial tradition flows throughout the tangled streets and alleys of this wonderful city. That is, the legacy of ‘la giacca napoletana’ that t...

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...