An entrepreneur, politician, urban planner, essayist and editor, Adriano Olivetti was one of the great Italian figures of the twentieth century. As a passionate and great innovator, he revolutionised the industry and Italian culture, dreaming of a human-centred factory that would reconcile profit and humanity. Often misunderstood by his contemporar...

Gli Stati Uniti trainano l'export italiano del marmo ottenendo nei primi dieci mesi del 2013 un +29% sui prodotti lavorati per 280 milioni di euro e un +9% su macchinari e tecnologie per 41 milioni di euro. Si tratta di segnali incoraggianti dal mercato Usa nel giorno di apertura della nona edizione di StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, la più impor...

Homi, il salone degli stili di vita organizzato da Fiera Milano, allarga le frontiere della sua attività internazionale e, dopo il successo della prima edizione russa che si è tenuta il 14 ottobre a Mosca, presenta il 4 dicembre a Miami, alla stampa internazionale, la sua prima edizione negli Stati Uniti. L'appuntamento è dal 16 al 19 maggio 2015...

By Alessandro Marzo Magno È il 20 aprile 1964 quando accade un fatto destinato a segnare la storia dell'industria alimentare e, in definitiva, pure quella del made in Italy.   Quel giorno di cinquant'anni fa esce dalle linee della Ferrero, ad Alba, il primo barattolo di Nutella. Da quel momento le merende per i bambini non sarebbero state m...

Auricchio SpA has acquired New Jersey-based cheese importer the Ambriola Co., buying a distribution channel. Ambriola, headquartered in West Caldwell, New Jersey, imports and distributes specialty Italian cheese and prosciutto di parma.   The company is the sole importer of both Auricchio provolone and Locatelli brand cheese, which are made...

by Marco Valsania   Italian companies took center stage yesterday at the FMI Connect, one of the leading food and beverage B2B fairs in the United States. Italy was named host country at the three-day event in Chicago, that brings together 900 sellers from all over the world and thousands of buyers from large American supermarket chains. &n...

By Roger Baird   Italy's richest man, and the 81-year-old driving force behind the €46bn (£40bn; $49bn) merger in the glasses industry, shows no sign of slowing down. Leonardo Del Vecchio, founder of Luxottica, the world's biggest glasses maker, has agreed a merger with French lenses maker Essilor.   Luxottica owns such brands as...

Americans are drinking more Italian wines than Italians themselves, owing to the popularity of sparkling wines from the southern European country and millennials.   Italian varieties are the top imported wine in the United States, which is the world's largest consumer market, according the Italian Wine and Food Institute.   Read more...

by Ylenia Granitto   A report dedicated to mafia involvement in Italian agriculture, and especially the olive oil sector, by CBS News magazine '60 Minutes' on January 3, naturally raised various reactions.   Taking a cue from recent scandals involving adulterated olive oil, CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker suspected the threat of...

Stevenson University's Fashion Design program will present "Io, Tu, e La Moda Italiana" (Me, You, and Italian Fashion), an exhibition of original fashions created by senior and junior fashion design majors with fabrics made in Italy, and influenced by Italian fashion designers.   The exhibition, curated by Matthew Laumann, Manager of Cultura...