This past weekend saw the arrival of the first shipments of Italian specialty citrus to the East Coast for the 2018 season, just in time for spring promotions. Container loads of Sorrento Lemons and Tarocco blood oranges shipped directly from Italy into the Port of New York are expected to continue through April and into May. John Vena, Inc. has be...

Non ho mai subito il fascino dei motori e delle automobili; mio fratello, invece, fin dalla più tenera età riconosceva le macchine di familiari e amici anche solo dal rumore del motore, prima ancora di vederle. La settimana scorsa, nonostante la mia ignoranza in materia, ho presentato alla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò il documentario “Driving Dream...

Once again with the vision of the company’s Michael Fortanascio, TD Marketing has found a line of precision Italian equipment to bring to the Tri-State foodservice community. This comprehensive line of solutions is produced by the Italian manufacturer Sirman. The second-generation family owned business launched in 1969. Sirman started manufacturing...

Berruto 1881 is one of the main Italian producers of semolina pasta that has strong ties with Piedmont, its territory of origin. Positioned 20th on the rank list of the Italian top players in the pasta sector with 40 million euro of turnover, the company stands out for its strong internationalization (90% of production goes abroad) and for its decl...

My region, Piemonte, is known for its good cheeses: Tùma, Raschera, Castelmagno, robiola di Roccaverano are only a handful of the many delicious and fragrant milk-based delicacies it has to offer. You understand that loving cheese and that other typical product of Piemonte, fine wine, comes as natural as breathing for those born there, and I am no...

Da qualche anno in USA è in atto un profondo cambiamento in materia di food safety. Dal 16 Settembre 2016 sono infatti diventate obbligatorie le “Final Rules” previste dalla nuova legislazione statunitense sulla sicurezza alimentare, il “Food Safety Modernization Act” (FSMA) emanato dalla Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), l’agenzia USA per gli a...

On these chilly gray days, my mind races back to a week of spectacular sunshine and even more spectacular wines in the northwestern Italian region of Piedmont. My wife and I tasted so many excellent wines during our time in Piedmont that it’s hard to know where to start. But today I’d like to share two wine experiences that surprised and delighted...

L' eccellenza dell’industria italiana in alcuni settori, dalla moda al food, all’automotive trova conferma nella prima classifica italiana di BrandZ, realizzata per Wpp da Kantar Millward Brown, che da 12 anni edita la Top 100 mondiale dei marchi e ora ha deciso di seguire da vicino anche il nostro Paese, vista la ripresa dell’economia e la notorie...

Ieg-Italian Exhibition Group (la società fieristica nata a fine 2016 dall’integrazione tra Rimini e Vicenza) sbarca negli Stati Uniti. E lo fa attraverso l’acquisizione del 51% di Fb International, uno dei più quotati player di allestimenti oltreoceano, 16 milioni di dollari di fatturato, un Ebitda sopra il 15% e un’ottantina di dipendenti tra Oakl...

Ready to buy an Italian car? Prepare for the most passionate heart-wrenching relationship of your life. There’s a market near Brunelleschi’s famous cathedral in Florence, Italy that sells just about any leather good one can imagine. Like the cathedral, the leather goods are distinctly Italian in the sense that the craftsmen use the given medium, hi...