A lot's been said about Mario Batali's orange Crocs — pretty much everything. They've become more like the punchline to a joke than a choice in footwear, but when you favor a rubber neon clog over an unassuming sneaker, you're sort of inviting the commentary. It's the Crocs you see first when Batali walks down the street. Even in Manhattan's bustli...

Mantiene le sue posizioni l'export vinicolo italiano verso gli Usa che, nel primo trimestre dell'anno, ha fatto registrare un aumento del 1,3% in quantità e del 1,5% in valore. A rivelarlo sono i dati dell'Italian Wine & Food Institute. Ed è positivo l'andamento complessivo del mercato di importazione americano, che nei primi tre mesi dell'anno ha...

Italian food exports have seen record growth of 10% since the start of 2017, according to farmers association Coldiretti, quoting on Istat data. Last year, the most popular Italian foodstuff abroad was wine, with a value of €5.6 billion, followed by fresh and processed fruit (€4.6 billion), fresh and processed vegetables (€3.7 billion), from animal...

Little Italy in Lower Manhattan has long been associated with pizza parlors and gelato bars. But with gentrification, the neighborhood has shrunk and many residents have relocated to other boroughs and suburbs. One of the most noteworthy is the Bronx’s Arthur Avenue, where another, more authentic Little Italy proves harder to get to for tourists bu...

Luxury Italian sports carmaker Ferrari on Thursday announced a record first quarter as sales of its V12 models boosted profits 60 percent. Ferrari, based in the northern Italian city of Maranello, reported net profits of 124 million euros ($136 million) in the first quarter, up from 78 million euros a year earlier. Ferrari closed up 5.6 percent at...

“In the last 15 years most of the European trade shows in our sector have lost visitors and, above all, their glamor. Some of them have even shut down: Pitti Uomo has continued to grow. Florence is no longer just a fair, but it's become a point of reference: the most important one in the world, in terms of understanding where men's fashion is going...

Italy’s Trentino region is home to over 800 companies in mechanics and mechatronics industries employing the highest number of employees in the Trentino region (almost 10,000) and providing an important contribution to its exports. The Office of the Italian Trade Agency in Chicago together with Italy’s Trentino Sviluppo would like to invite US comp...

Florence lands in New York with a themed trade show for US professionals and buyers on May 15 to 17, 2017. Florence in New York will take place on the 29th floor of 180 Maiden Lane, Manhattan, a vernissage for high-end products exclusively made in Tuscany. All the products have been crafted by experts according to artistry passed down from father t...

Horizon Italian Tile, Inc. (HIT), vanguard importer of fine porcelain tile with offices throughout Texas, opens a new showroom in the heart of New Orleans. From a custom floor layout and Big Slab displays to the right lighting, everything in the showroom has been designed to maximize a client's visual and tactile senses. Strategically, tile on disp...

From overcooked pasta that’s swollen and limp to pizza topped with a slick of cheap oil, chefs have revealed the crimes against Italian food that they can't bear to see. “Pizza, pasta, bread, and salad dressing are Italian foods that are very often ruined abroad,”  says US-based Sylvia Baldini, a Food Network Chopped winner who has trained in Miche...