by Emanuele Scarci   After 36 years, wine producer Santa Margherita tackles the huge US market with its own importing and distribution company, which will start operations next January. "We have been preparing for this for the past five years, said Gaetano Marzotto, chairman of the Santa Margherita group.   "The American company...

di Antonio Passarelli   L'internazionalizzazione fin dalla prima adozione nel 2008 dello "Small Business Act" da parte della Commissione Europea è stata considerata tra i dieci punti necessari a garantire il superamento degli ostacoli al pieno dispiegarsi del potenziale di sviluppo e di creazione di posti di lavoro delle PMI.   Le PMI...

With its distinctive upturned boat shape, smooth creaminess, and perfect combination of chocolate and hazelnut, Gianduiotto is immediately recognizable. This chocolate and hazelnut culinary creation has been a favorite for 150 years now, and the sweet treat has not faltered in providing candy lovers everywhere with joy and delight.   The fam...

Italian cities, landscapes, works of art, Made in Italy products, creativity: they all revolve around beauty, which the whole world recognizes as the country's hallmark. The impression that Italy leaves may, at times, exceed reality, but the fact remains that beauty is manifested in the originality and attentive workmanship of Italian products, def...

by Sam Dangremond   Negroni Week—a charitable homage to the three-ingredient cocktail of Campari, gin, and vermouth (1 part of each)—begins on June 1. More than 1,700 bars and restaurants around the world will mix their favorite Negroni variations and donate a portion of the proceeds from each one sold to a charity of their choice.  ...

By Federico Guerrini   The Internet of Things sector market may be worth trillions of dollars, and Italy's no slouch when it comes to spending on connected objects. According to recent research from the Polytechnic of Milan, the IoT market in the country was worth €1.55bn last year.   "We estimate that in 2014 there were more tha...

di Roberto Catania   Il Made in Italy è sempre più apprezzato nel mondo. È quanto emerge dall'ultimo Osservatorio GEA-Fondazione Edison, lo studio basato sull'indice Fortis-Corradini che calcola le eccellenze competitive nel commercio internazionale in base al saldo commerciale.   Tra il 2010 e il 2014 - si legge nel report - il nostr...

In Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, there are the most-refined and best-preserved mosaics from they Byzantine age in Italy. So, which other place could have host the headquarters of Sicis, the world leader in decorative mosaic art and design?   Founded in 1989 by Maurizio Leo Placuzzi, in 25 years the Sicis mosaics have been placed in the most promi...

The Premio dei Premi is the most important and coveted Italian award established by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers by courtesy of the President of the Italian Republic where every year the innovative excellence of the Made in Italy is awarded. As far as the award "Barilla per i Giovani" is concerned, the actual support given to the educ...

Since founding Vermont Salumi in 2011, Peter Colman has wanted to make a cured salami. But until recently, the Italian-born, Vermont-raised meat man has stuck to fresh sausages — salty, savory pork tinged with pepper or wine and packed into natural hog casings. They're fantastic, but cured they are not.   Though Colman had worked under Itali...