1-12 Maggio: Food Wine Expo. Quarta edizione della fiera business to business dedicata ai prodotti agroalimentari Italiani. Nei due giorni di programma le ditte Italiane partecipanti avranno l'occasione di condurre incontri commerciali con i principali importatori, distributori, ristoranti, supermercati, GDO e negozi di nicchia del Midwest degli St...

by Chiara Remondini & Francesca Cinelli   Investors are developing an appetite for Italian food. Food companies, that is. Mostly family owned, makers of linguini, mozzarella, tomato puree and other Italian fare traditionally have shunned the stock market, turning instead to limited investments from private-equity firms for capital t...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : Fondazione Symbola, Unioncamere, Fondazione Edison      Translation by:   There is an Italy which we often do not know that does things every Italian should be proud of. The Rapporto I.T.A.L.I.A. - Geographies of the new made in Italy edited by Fondazione Symbola, Uni...

According to local Tuscan folklore, sickness convent nuns made Eucharistic hosts for local churches during the Renaissance period using an engraved wafer iron. During festival times, stomach they would add sugar and anise seeds for a unique sweet treat called "Cialde". An exact wafer iron replica is now available to pastry chefs, pharm home bake...

The process of making bronze bells hasn't altered much in 1,000 years at the Pontifical Marinelli Foundry. What's changing is where they chime, as Italy's oldest family business looks abroad to dodge the economy at home. The company in Agnone, a small town about 220 kilometers (137 miles) southeast of Rome, has increased exports to 20 percent of i...

Dimmi come mangi e ti dirò chi sei. Ma dimmi anche come compri, perché, quando, con chi. "Noi esseri umani ci nutriamo nel ventre materno ancor prima di respirare. L'alimentarsi è certamente fattore vitale, ma non scordiamo che intorno al cibo ruotano da sempre anche aspetti connessi al piacere, alla socialità, alla convivialità".   Lo...

Every day a company shuts down. The impact of the crisis in the north-western province of Varese, in the Lombardy region, is evident in the declining number of businesses, fallen by 2,000 to little over 62,000 from 2007.   The bleeding has doubled since the end of 2008. Back then it was another world. The authorized hours of short-time worki...

Sostenere lo sviluppo delle imprese Italiane nella filiera legno-arredo; promuovere negli USA il gusto dell'Abitare Italiano; incontrare gli imprenditori del legno e dell'arredo Italiano per sostenere il desiderio di fare impresa; creare opportunità di business; sviluppare la capacità di rispondere al mercato che cambia.   Sono questi i prin...

by Mike Hanlon A Ferrari 335S Spider Scaglietti sold for US$35.7 million (€32,075,200) at Artcurial's Retromobile auction in Paris on 5 February. The car narrowly failed to break the world record of $38.115 million set by a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO in August, 2014, but eclipsed the $29.605 million fetched by Juan Manuel Fangio's 1954 Mercedes-Benz W19...

Dating back hundreds of years, Italy has a well-deserved reputation for nurturing glass artisans producing beautiful Italian glass furniture creations. Included in this elite group is the century old family glass factory that has been working with Glas Italia since its inception in the early 1970's.   Over the years the design and production...